Uruguay: Promoting Innovation to Enhance Competitiveness

May 1, 2007

IBRD LOAN: US$26 million
TERMS: Maturity = 15 year; Grace Period = 5 years
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The project’s main objective is to support the Government of Uruguay in strengthening the country’s capacity to generate, transfer, and adapt knowledge and new technology. Within this objective, the project will support the strengthening of the institutional framework for science, technology, and innovation; investments in training and education; technology transfer and private sector innovation; and research collaboration and mobility of researchers between universities and the productive sector.

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Patricia da Camara
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