Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación, Tecnología y Telecomunicaciones, MICITT

The MICITT is responsible for creating and coordinating scientific and technological national policies, it also focuses on policy matters that relate to technical, entrepreneurial and research initiatives and best innovative practices and ideas essential greater competitiveness of the country to promote sustainable development to enhance the quality of life for all and closing gaps between society and technology. MICITT was established in 1990, by the law 7169 known as Scientific and Technological Development Promotion Law. MICITT has experiences with European Union Programs, it was part of ALCUE NET project consortium in the FP7 program, RESINFRA project consortium in the Horizon 2020 and in the RESINFRA Plus project consortium in the Horizon Europea. The Ministry is the NCP coordinator who is organizing the NCP networks in Costa Rica and support all entities interested to be part of consortium in proposal for H2020 and now for Horizon Europe, and also the Ministry has a representative in the Research Infraestructure UE-LAC working group.