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MinCiencias and CRC to finance research and development projects

MinCiencias and CRC to finance research and development projects

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The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MinCiencias) and the Communications Regulation Commission (CRC) has presented the results of the inaugural New Knowledge, Technological Development and Innovation for the Strengthening of the ICT, Postal and Audiovisual Content Sectors report, with which projects for the application of knowledge and cutting-edge technologies will be financed

The advanced demand is part of the agreement signed between the Ministry of Sciences and the CRC, which aims to promote the execution of research, technological development and innovation projects, which allow improving, promoting, empowering and strengthening the sectors ICT, postal and audiovisual content in Colombia, through the financing of projects with 5,103 million pesos.

The proposals presented are led by universities from different areas of the country and will allow, through the application of knowledge and state-of-the-art technologies, the provision of solutions to problems in the ICT, postal and audiovisual sectors.

A total of 25 projects were presented for the two defined sectors: Research to expand the frontier of knowledge in regulatory matters for the ICT, postal and audiovisual content sectors and emerging technologies was applied to regulatory improvement in audiovisual content.

After completing the requirements review and evaluation stage, 15 proposals formed the bank of eligible projects, of which nine projects were selected in the first instance to be developed.

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