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The Governor of Tocantins launched the "State Science, Technology and Innovation Program" aimed at the development of the country

The Governor of Tocantins launched the “State Science, Technology and Innovation Program” aimed at the development of the country

The Acting Governor of the State of Tocantins, Wanderlei Barbosa, inaugurated this Thursday, 10, at 2 p.m., in the Palacio Araguaia conference room, in Palmas, the State Program for Science, Technology and Innovation.

The target audience of the event is the scientific community and general managers, with the aim of presenting a package of actions that promote the development of the state, through projects in the most diverse fields of knowledge, which have been developed through the Research Support Foundation. From Tocantins (Vapt).

Among the measures presented was the Tocantins Technology Park project. Bolsa Productivity Scholars Sign the Terms of Grant Phase One; Signing of the agreement between Fapt and Instituto Natureza do Tocantins (Naturatins); Handing out cost cards to Capes/Fapt Scholarship Program project coordinators; Delivery of Laboratory Animal Reference Work (LARA); delivery of restructuring project vehicles; Pre-launch call for the Centelha TO program; Foundation for the legal framework for science, technology, innovation and other procedures.

Governor Wanderlei Barbosa highlights that all these actions will contribute to the economic development of the state, in all areas of knowledge, especially in health and education. “The State Science, Technology and Innovation Program is a vector of development in the state, which will mark the history of Tocantins.”

According to Fapt President, Marcio Silvera, the actions will be implemented in the short, medium and long term, similar to some of what is already underway and the public notice of Bolsa Productivity, which supports researchers with qualification and human resource training in scientific research, an unprecedented measure in the country 30 years ago.

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“The event will provide a presentation of several actions that are part of the science and technology program, which will support the implementation of the technology park, in the medium and long term, since the enterprise project is in the bidding stage and with the parliamentary amendment, which will significantly contribute to the construction of the innovation center, It is a measure that will bring the scientific community closer to the productive sector”, explains Marcio Silvera.