Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation

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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.

Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation
Departamento Administrativo de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación
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Agency overview
FormedJanuary 23, 2009 (2009-01-23)
Preceding agency
  • Colombian Institute for the Development of Science and Technology Francisco José de Caldas
HeadquartersAvenida Calle 26 # 57-41 Torre 8 Pisos del 2 al 6, complejo empresarial Sarmiento Angulo
Bogotá, Colombia
Annual budgetCOP$148,292,622,987,234
(est. 2010)[1]
Agency executive
  • Diego Fernando Hernández Losada, Director
Parent agencyNational Planning Department
Key document
Websitewww.colciencias.gov.co

PublindexEdit

 
COLCIENCIAS Headquarters.

Colciencias 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]


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ley de Presupuesto General de la Nación 2010 (PDF), Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, 2010, p. 77, archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-07, retrieved 2010-08-18
  2. ^ "Editorial". Tecnura.