Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation

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Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation
Departamento Administrativo de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación
ColCiencias logo.png
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 Avenida Calle 26 # 57-41 Torre 8 Pisos del 2 al 6, complejo empresarial Sarmiento Angulo
Bogotá, Colombia
Annual budget COP$148,292,622,987,234
(est. 2010)[1]
Agency executive
  • Yaneth Giha, Director
Parent agency National Planning Department
Key document
Website www.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.

Publindex[edit]

COLCIENCIAS Headquarters.

Conciencias runs Publindex, the National Abstracting and Indexing System for Serial Publications in Science, Technology and Innovation (Spanish: Sistema Nacional de Indexación de Publicaciones Especializadas de Ciencia, Tecnología e innovación), which is a ranking of academic journals in four categories (C, B, A2, and A1).[2]


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