CONICET Institutes

CONICET (, The Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas CONICET ( was founded in 1958. It is the main public academic body devoted to the promotion of the scientific and technological research in Argentina. Most of its investigators are working in the national universities around the country, in research institutions and in associated or autonomous units. In 2007 its budget exceeds the 501 million Argentine pesos.