National Agency for Science and Technology Promotion

Agencia Nacional de Promoción Científica y Tecnológica

Facundo Lagunas

Chairman of the Board

Master in Business Administration at the School for Business Management of University Austral. He graduated as Industrial Engineer at the Buenos Aires Institute of Technology (ITBA). From 2011 to 2015 he worked as the CEO of the Argentine Technological Fund (FONTAR) of the National Agency for Scientific and Technological Promotion.  He previously worked as Technical Economic adviser and economic analyst at the same fund. He was also the director in charge of the Trust Fund for the Promotion of the Software Industry (FONSOFT) of the Agency. He has spoken in public policies’ seminars and was part of several loan-negotiating missions with the Inter-American Development Bank.

Agencia Nacional de Promoción Científica y Tecnológica

The National Agency for Science and Technology Promotion is an agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation, dedicated to fund projects to improve the social, economic and cultural conditions in Argentina.

The financing lines cover a wide range of beneficiaries from scientists engaged in basic research, to companies interested in improving their competitiveness through technological innovation. For this reason, it coordinates four funds:

  • Fund for Scientific and Technological Research (FONCyT).
  • Argentinean Technology Fund (FONTAR).
  • Trust Fund for the Promotion of the Software Industry (FONSOFT).
  • Argentinean Sector Fund (FONARSEC).

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CONTACT US

National Agency for Science and Technology Promotion
Phone: (54-11) 4899-5300
upiagencia@mincyt.gov.ar
www.agencia.mincyt.gob.ar
Godoy Cruz 2370 (C1425FQD)
Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.

FONCyT - Fund for Scientific and Technological Research
Phone: (54-11) 4899-5300 int. 6060
foncyt@mincyt.gov.ar
Godoy Cruz 2370, 2nd floor (C1425FQD)
Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.

FONTAR - Argentinean Technology Fund
Phone: (54-11) 4899-5300 int. 5052
fontar@mincyt.gov.ar
Godoy Cruz 2370, 1st floor (C1425FQD)
Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.

FONSOFT - Trust Fund for the Promotion of the Software Industry
Phone: (54-11)4899-5300 int. 5044
fonsoft@mincyt.gov.ar
Godoy Cruz 2370, 1st floor (C1425FQD)
Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.

FONARSEC - Argentinean Sector Fund
Phone: (54-11) 4899-5300 int. 6068
fonarsec@mincyt.gov.ar
Godoy Cruz 2370, 2nd floor (C1425FQD)
Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.