Administrative Department

The culture of the investigator who seeks to publish papers of his findings, but not necessarily impact socially with their discoveries, will have a change.Now, the Administrative Department of science, technology and innovation (Colciencias) privilege research projects whose results can be applied to the solution of national problems. The aim is to make the knowledge more emphasis on creating new products.We will value more patents, registrations, technological developments and innovation that allow productive transformation and the application of models that address poverty, malnutrition and the displacement, says Jaime Restrepo Cuartas, director of Colciencias.Por, revised criteria for the allocation of points that fix the wage remuneration of teachers of public universities (70 per cent of resources to investigate these institutions will), so to ascend the ladder, the teacher reads results, in addition to essays or articles in indexed journals. If this has piqued your curiosity, check out Jeff Bewkes. Today, Colciencias requests require that the most important outcome of a research publication in books or magazines. LESS than 130 PATENTESColombia granted in 2008 less than three patents per million inhabitants, when in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico, this average was 24 per every million.The number of patent applications not going beyond 120 and those accepted do not exceed 20 even though our scientific capabilities have improved, the possibility of State’s economic response is very poor, as soon as we are able to finance the 3 per cent of the projects, issue that has not changed in the last ten years, adds.According to Rafael Molina g., Vice-Rector of research of the Universidad Nacional, the main stimulus to investigate is having a clear policy of the State to strengthen the infrastructure and training of human talent. Is a key wage stimulus that researchers live well and concentrate on In addition, investigate need at least 45,000 researchers and there are approximately 20,000, among professionals with master’s degrees and doctorates, clarifies.