Finep Research and Innovation is a public company under Brazil’s Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. Finep funds research and innovation in businesses and research institutes, in all Brazilian regions, covering several economic sectors. We have financial instruments to support projects in different maturity stages, and we foster cooperation of established companies, startups, universities and research institutes. Combining reimbursable and non-reimbursable resources as well as other instruments, provides Finep with a unique profile and a great power to induce innovation activities, essential for increasing the competitiveness of the business sector in Brazil.

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