Preparation of a Strategic Agenda for Science, Technology and Innovation Policies in Argentina (IADB-AR-T1208)

Countries
  • Argentina
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
C
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Voting Date
Aug 21, 2018
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Borrower
Government of Argentina
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Sectors
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.25 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IADB website

Updated in EWS Dec 14, 2018


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Project Description

MINCYT has requested technical cooperation from the Bank to carry out a series of diagnostics, studies and pilot tests that contribute to the implementation of the main measures of the 2016-2020 Agenda. In particular, the themes prioritized by MINCYT for this technical cooperation are the following: (i) new intervention modalities to develop innovations that favor the integration of small producers in the global economy, (ii) schemes for the valorization of scientific knowledge and technologies developed by Argentine researchers, (iii) novel methodologies to promote the incorporation of advanced human capital in companies, (iv) new tools to support business innovation based on tax incentives and reimbursable contributions and (v) articulation between national and provincial policies of CTI .

Investment Description
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

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