Scientific Meetings - RC

Scientific Meetings are a tool of the Fund for Scientific and Technological Research (FONCYT) of the National Agency for Scientific and Technological Promotion, aimed at partially Funding National Periodic Meetings, International Periodic Meetings to be held in Argentina and Meetings for the Discussion of Specific Research Subjects (Workshops).

Scientific Meetings aim at partially funding meetings directed to the promotion of scientific and technological research to be held in the country. The amounts to be financed per project are: ARS 20,000 for the First Meetings; ARS 30,000 for the National Periodic; ARS 70,000 for the International Periodic and ARS 20,000 for the Workshops.

  • First Meetings: They are scientific meetings of great relevance which do not comply with periodicity requirements of the national periodic meetings. They are organized by scientific or technological organizations or non-for-profit institutions of scientific research with proven track record in the country. Assistants to this kind of meetings are mostly, but not exclusively, researchers or scholarship holders working in the country. Among other objectives, the meeting shall disseminate scientific and technological breakthroughs made in the world, and stimulate the discussion of research performed in Argentina.
  • National Periodic Meetings: They are organized in the country by associations of scientific or technological researchers with proven track record with the objective, among others, of disseminating scientific and technological breakthroughs made in the world, and stimulating the discussion of research performed in Argentina. Assistants to this kind of meetings shall be mostly, but not exclusively, researchers or scholarship holders working in the country.
  • International Periodic Meetings to be held in Argentina: They are organized with periodic intervals in different host countries, with massive participation of researchers of different nationalities.
  • Meetings for the Discussion of Specific Research Subjects (Workshops): The main objective is to promote the exchange of scientific and technological information among researchers and PhD candidates. They shall be organized by scientific or technological organizations or well known non-for-profit research institutions established in the country. The objective and the organization must highlight the immediate and mediate effect that the meeting will have in the creation of new scientific or technological knowledge in the country.

Funding is aimed at scientific or technological organizations and public or private non-for-profit research institutions established in the country.


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