CONICYT

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Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica
Logotipo del CONICYT.png
Logo of the CONICYT
Agency overview
FormedMay 20, 1967; 52 years ago (1967-05-20)
HeadquartersMoneda 1375, Santiago
Agency executives
Websitewww.conicyt.cl
The CONICYT building in downtown Santiago, Chile.

CONICYT is a Chilean government agency responsible for coordinating, promoting and aiding scientific research in the country. The name is an acronym of Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica meaning "National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research". CONICYT is part of the Ministry of Education.

CONICYT provides grants through several programs:

  • FONDECYT (National Fund for Scientific and Technological Development)
  • FONDEF (Fund for the Promotion of Scientific and Technological Development)
  • FONDAP (Financing Fund Research Centres in Priority Areas)
  • National Fund for Research and Development in Health
  • Regional Fund for Scientific and Technological Development
  • Explore program

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Presidente del Concejo". CONICYT. Retrieved 2016-11-06.