Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication (Brazil)

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

The Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication (MCTIC; Portuguese: Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia, Inovação e Comunicação) 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 Luiz Carlos 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 January 2004 18 July 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 1 October 2015
20 Celso Pansera 1 October 2015 14 April 2016
Emília Maria Silva Ribeiro Curi

(Interim)

14 April 2016 12 May 2016
21 Gilberto Kassab Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication 12 May 2016 Incumbent Michel Temer

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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