PROFECyT - National Programme for the Federalization of Science, Technology and Innovation

The PROFECyT was created in 2004 to promote and protect the activities for the development and strengthening of science, technology, innovation, and the transfer of knowledge to society in all provinces and regions of the Nation.

Objectives:

  • Promote and protect those activities that encourage the development and strengthening of science, technology and productive innovation in each of the provinces and regions of the Nation.
  • Encourage and promote the transfer of knowledge and technology to society, improving their quality of life,
  • Coordinate and provide technical support to the Federal Council of Science and Technology and the Regional Councils of Science and Technology

Lines of action

  • Coordinate with the provinces actions aimed at satisfying their needs.
  • Reduce the existing technological gap between the different provincial jurisdictions.
  • Organize and coordinate meetings of the COFECyT, as well as the activities between the COFECyT and the Regional Councils.
  • Perform IBEROEKA mini forums.Work jointly with the National Agency for Science and Technology Promotion.
  • Coordinate assessment and follow-up activities of the financing lines promoted by the COFECyT.
  • Being a reference and consultation organ in issues of provincial and regional interest.
  • Reduce the distance as regards technological transfer and connection between the provincial research area and the productive area.
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Federal Council of Science and Technology (COFECyT)
Phone: (54-11) 4899-5000
cofecyt@mincyt.gob.ar

Godoy Cruz 2320 - 4th floor (C1425FQD)
Autonomous City of Buenos Aires