National Council for Scientific and Technological Development

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National Council for Scientific and Technological Development
Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico
Abbreviation CNPq
Formation January 15, 1951
Purpose Science and technology research
Headquarters Brasília, Brazil
President Glaucius Oliva
Parent organization Ministry of Science and Technology
Website www.cnpq.br

The Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq, Portuguese: Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico) is an organization of the Brazilian federal government under the Ministry of Science and Technology, dedicated to the promotion of scientific and technological research and to the formation of human resources for research in the country.[1]

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