University President Marcelo Turin has been appointed to the National Council for Science and Technology



The dean of UFMS, Marcelo Turin, was appointed member of the National Council for Science and Technology (CCT) by the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Marcos Pontes, by decree no. 726 of July 27, 2021. For the first time, a researcher and dean of the State University of Mato Grosso do Sul is participating in the largest university of science, technology and innovation in Brazil.

“I am very happy to represent in this National Council of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation companies, scientific institutions and the government of the State of Mato Grosso do Sul. It is an honor and a responsibility to contribute to the development of the project, ”said Dean Marcelo Touraine.

The CCT is the presidential consultative body to the President of the Republic for the development and implementation of the National Science, Technology and Innovation Policy, established by Law No. 9257 of January 9 1996, and regulated by Decree No.10.57 of October 14, 2019.

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Also in June of this year, Dean Marcelo Turin took up his post as a member of the advisory board of the National Institute of Studies and Research Anísio Teixeira (Inep), whose mission is “to support the formulation of educational policies in different levels of government with a view to contributing to the economic and social development of the country ”, and was appointed Ambassador of the Parliament of Innovation for Innovation and Institutional Development of Higher Education of Mercosur.

About CCT

The CCT is also made up of representatives chosen by entities from the education, research, science and technology sectors and among its skills: 1 – Propose the scientific and technological policy of the country, as a resource and an integral part national development policy; II. Formulation, in conjunction with other government policies, plans and objectives, and national science and technology priorities, with specifications for tools and resources; III – carry out evaluations linked to the implementation of the national science and technology policy; Fourth – opinion on proposals or programs likely to affect the national policy for scientific and technological development, as well as on standard-setting actions of any kind aimed at their regulation.



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