Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation


Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation
Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation
Departamento Administrativo de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación
Logo colciencias.jpg
Agency overview
Formed January 23, 2009 (2009-01-23)
Preceding agency Colombian Institute for the Development of Science and Technology Francisco José de Caldas
Headquarters Carrera 7B Bis № 132-28,
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
Annual budget COP$148,292,622,987,234
(est. 2010)[1]
Agency executives Jaime Restrepo Cuartas, Director
Alexis Hjalmar Alberto De Greiff Acevedo, Deputy Director
Parent agency National Planning Department
Key document Ley 1286 de 2009
Website
colciencias.gov.co

The Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation (Spanish: Departamento Administrativo de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación), also known as Colciencias, is a Colombian government agency that supports fundamental and applied research in Colombia.

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