Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (Brazil)

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Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation
Ministry overview
Formed 15 March 1985
Headquarters Brasília, Distrito Federal
Annual budget US$ 4.0 billion (2014)[1]
Minister responsible Aldo Rebelo
Website www.mct.gov.br

The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTI; Portuguese: Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação) of Brazil, is the civilian cabinet organization which coordinates science, technology and innovation activities in the country. It is headed by the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation.

Agencies under the MCT[edit]

Ministers since 1985[edit]

Name Organization Start End President
1 Renato Archer Ministry of Science and Technology 15 March 1985 23 October 1987 José Sarney
2 Luiz Henrique da Silveira 23 October 1987 29 July 1988
3 Luiz André Rico Vicente[2] 29 July 1988 16 August 1988
4 Ralph Biasi 16 August 1988 15 January 1989
5 Roberto Cardoso Alves 16 January 1989 13 March 1989
6 Décio Leal Department of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce Development 29 March 1989 29 November 1989
Special Department of Science and Technology 29 November 1989 14 March 1990
7 José Goldemberg Department of Science and Technology (linked to the Presidency) 15 March 1990 21 August 1991 Fernando Collor de Mello
8 Edson Machado de Sousa 21 August 1991 1 April 1992
9 Hélio Jaguaribe 1 April 1992 1 October 1992
10 José Israel Vargas Ministry of Science and Technology 27 October 1992 1 January 1995 Itamar Franco
1 January 1995 1 January 1999 Fernando Henrique Cardoso
11 Bresser Pereira 1 January 1999 21 July 1999
12 Ronaldo Mota Sardenberg 21 July 1999 1 January 2003
13 Roberto Amaral 1 January 2003 21 January 2004 Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
14 Eduardo Campos 23 de janeiro de 2004 18 de julho de 2005
15 Sérgio Machado Rezende 19 July 2005[3] 31 December 2010
16 Aloízio Mercadante 1 January 2011 2 August 2011 Dilma Rousseff
Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation 2 August 2011 24 January 2012
17 Marco Antonio Raupp 24 January 2012 17 March 2014
18 Clelio Campolina Diniz 17 March 2014 1 January 2015
19 Aldo Rebelo 1 January 2015

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brazilian Federal Budget. Brazilian Federal Budget (2014)
  2. ^ "José Sarney - Ministros de Estado" (in Portuguese). Presidência da República. Retrieved 27 June 2008. 
  3. ^ Assessoria de imprensa da Finep e do MCT. "Sergio Rezende será o novo ministro da Ciência e Tecnologia" (in Portuguese). Universia. Retrieved 21 May 2008. 

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