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Strenghtening of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy
The general objective of this KCP is to support the policy and institutional design of the STI system in Colombia. It will do that by identifyng and procuring expert advice to the office of the High Commissioner for Good Government by supporting meetings, seminars and workshops aimed at building a shared vision in the government and the country about the Page 3 role of innovation in the economy. The office of the High Commissioner has been given the primary responsibility for the development of a shared vision in the Colombian government regarding innovation . Specific objectives are: 1-Carrying out a review and redesign of current coordination mechanisms in the the national innovation system, providing elements for an eventual reduction in overlapping and duplication of policies, instruments and future arrangements better defining institutional roles. 2-Supporting the development of a vision for monitoring and assessing the progress of innovation policy accross the public sector, building on and contributing to the coordination of work in this area already advancing in Colciencias and DNP. 3-Better defining and disseminating the implications of innovation for public sector activities. 4-Advancing in the development of a shared vision in the main actors of the innovation system about how to turn innovation into a key engine of development in Colombia.

Project Detail



Project Number


Approval Date

April 28, 2011

Project Status


Project Type

Technical Cooperation





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Environmental Classification

Likely to cause minimal or no negative environmental and associated social impacts

Total Cost

USD 178,600.00

Country Counterpart Financing

USD 0.00

Original Amount Approved

USD 178,600.00

Financial Information
Operation Number Lending Type Reporting Currency Reporting Date Signed Date Fund Financial Instrument
ATN/KF-12711-CO Sovereign Guaranteed USD - United States Dollar Knowledge Economy Multidonor Fund Nonreimbursable
Operation Number ATN/KF-12711-CO
  • Lending Type: Sovereign Guaranteed
  • Reporting Currency: USD - United States Dollar
  • Reporting Date:
  • Signed Date:
  • Fund: Knowledge Economy Multidonor Fund
  • Financial Instrument: Nonreimbursable

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Implementation Phase
Approved TC document
Strenghtening of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy [40136240].PDF
Feb. 24, 2016
Preparation Phase
TC Brief
Fortalecimiento Integral de la Política Pública de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación en Colombia [35066852].PDF
Dec. 31, 1999

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