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Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer
Dr. Ruth Ladenheim
Argentina Opens the Tap for Malbec
Chimichurri Hanger Steak
Major areas of Argentina’s exports
Fuente: Elaboración propia en base a datos INDEC.
Note: For the techno-productive profile, the OECD classification, which only considers manufacturing industries, was used.
A long-standing tradition of excellence in scientific development made it possible to create a highly-qualified critical mass of human resources.
Physiology and Medicine, 1947
Luis F. LeloirChemistry, 1970
César MilsteinPhysiology and Medicine, 1984
The availability of a high level of education and talented professionals establishes solid foundations for R&D
Between 2000 and 2008, the number of new doctorates in the sciences increased by an annual growth rate of 16.6%.
746 new graduates in 2008
6,886 new graduates in 2008
94,909 new graduates in 2008
High School Education
Elementary School Education
Argentina ranks fourth in the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor
Ranking by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), 2008
✓ The country has an important group of talented, motivated entrepreneurs.
✓ The country has business schools with international prestige.
Source: ProsperAr, based on GEM, 2008.
Investment in R&D
Latin American style of scientific and technological development
Note: (1) Year 2008, (2) Year 2007, (3) Year 2006. OECD publishes R&D as % of GDP. Calculated using this indicator and GDP in dollars as published by the IMF.
Ministry of Industry
Foreign Relations Ministry
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation
Ministry of Planning
Council for Private Issues
Council for Social Issues
Secretariat of Planning and Policies
Public and Private Universities
Provincial Promotion Entities
Provincial Implementing Entities
SCIENTIFIC TECHNOLOGICAL CENTERS
IMPLEMENTING UNITS (129 in the entire country)
Agrarian, Engineering and Materials Sciences
Biotechnology and Food Technology
Biological and Health Sciences
Earth, Atmosphere and Astronomy Sciences
Social Sciences and the Humanities
Physics, Chemistry and Materials
Engineering and Architecture
Mathematics and Computer Science
UNITS IN NETWORK
Human Resources Dedicated to R&D
EJC Researchers in relation to EAP
Number of researchers, divided between EJC researchers
and research fellows, 2004-2008
Note: 1: 2008; 2: 2007; 3: 2006; 4: 2004.
Sources: Annual publication “Indicadores de ciencia y tecnología," MinCyT; Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología de Brasil and RICyT.
Source: Dirección Nacional de Información, MinCyT.
Strengthening National Science and Technology System
Projects Approved and Amounts
(in millions of $)
and Data Base
Repatriation of 768 scientists and technology experts.
Increase in the Productivity of our researchers
An increase of nearly 13% between 2006 and 20081 in the number of publications per every 100 EJC researchers2
1) Provisional data
2) Including Researchers + Research Fellows
Source: DNIC, based on Science and Technology Indicators and CAICYT (on ISI data).
Amounts approved by FONTAR
in millions of pesos (2004-2008)
Projects and amounts approved
in millions of pesos (2007- 2008)
Subsidizes research, fundamental in Science and Technology institutions
Supports technological development in companies through credits and subsidies
Promotes strengthening activities in software production at the national level
UNIVERSIDAD - ONCyT
CAPITAL DE RIESGO
PICT Start Up
Regl. Ley 25.467
TT Good Practices
Start-Up Scientific and Technological Research Projects
OBJECTIVE:Oriented toward promoting a transformation of the knowledge and skills accumulated by a research group throughout their years of experience, in business technologies applied to new products, processes or services, with the aim of establishing a technology-based business.
PRIETEC 2008Technological Equipment and Infrastructure Projects
Projects Funded: 49
Amount Allocated: $94,457,796
GTecProgram for Training Technology Managers and Coordinators
Projects Funded: 7 Amount Allocated: $ 19,354,307
Average Funding per Project: $2,765,000
ANR Patents (FONTAR): Projects Funded (2008-2009): 12
Amount Allocated: $522,126
Stimulate the flow of new ideas from SIN businesses, in order to significantly expand the number of technology projects that can be transformed into the foundation for a new TBE.
Funding for creating TBEs
Funding to TBEs (PAEBT)
Up to $ 2,500,000 / capital goods, consultation and services, materials and inputs, travel and travel expenses
Networks of Argentinian scientific institutions with publications in Biotechnology (2000)
Networks of Argentinian scientific institutions with publications in Biotechnology (2008)
Dato on sector
Search for Existing Information
Identification of Niches for Opportunities in each Sector
Sector-based Technological Councils
Dr. Ruth LadenheimSecretaria de Planeamiento y PolíticasMinisterio de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Productiva2010
Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Productiva de la NaciónAv. Córdoba 831 – (54-11) 4891-8300 – www.mincyt.gob.ar