The National Agency for Research and Innovation (ANII) is a government agency that promotes research and application of new knowledge to productive and social reality of the country. ANII available to the public funding for research projects, scholarships national and international graduate programs and incentive programs for innovative entrepreneurship and culture, both in the private and public sectors.Â
ANII developed the National Research System, a program of national economic researchers categorized based on a strict evaluation system incentives. He also created the Portal Timbo, which allows free access to all kinds of scientific publications worldwide for all Uruguayans.Â
ANII serves as a mechanism for coordination between the actors involved in the development of knowledge, research and innovation.