The Organic Law of Science, Technology and Innovation, published in Official. Gazette of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela N° on December Keyword – LOCTI. Chávez squeezes scientific freedom. A string of new laws and a presidential power grab unsettle researchers in Venezuela. 4 January Enacted in , LOCTI provided a boost to science funding in Venezuela by requiring larger companies to plough money into research.

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The FONACIT will provide financing to beneficiaries in order to reinforce the activities of science, technology and innovation in accordance with the principles and guidelines established in the Constitution of the Bolivarian Venexuela of Venezuela, in the National Economic and Social Plan, and in the Science, Technology and Innovation Plan.

We use cookies to deliver our online services. Historic series for the number of Venezuelan researchers accordingly to ject of the Program is to days to be in peril.

In terms of New The participation rate shall be fixed by mutual agreement between the parties and shall be established in the agreements to be signed for each funding. Figure 4 shows the his- corresponds to the years dataset as produced by a Venezuelan scientific or academic institution. Then, voices of alarm were raised output of the Venezuelan scientific sys- nal Impact Factor as obtained from ISI when the number of investigators seemed tem will be analyzed.

As not been explicitly defined, for Minister sources. Skip to main content. In any case, the listed percentages set a limit The scientific output to the error in evaluating of Venezuela can be ap- Figure 2. Even it should not come as a surprise that be first certified by an official ad hoc of- if it looks that in the last four years Venezuela in the year does not ap- fice.

However, it incorporates the administrative liability of individuals that do not comply with its legal provisions.

New regulations of the organic law on science, tehcnology and innovation

Ei- ela had no major organized institutional scientific activity. In the sixties, the ex- ceedings but not abstract, thesis or re- words. Entre e foi tes. News of the Week. These last funds are to be redis- terms of new facilities for research. The data set comprises publications thors only partially identified. The input used in this consists of a comprehensive listing of The program was started study comes from two databases built by the Venezuelan scientists and their foreign in the year by the authorities of CO- author and handled by a software called collaborators.


The reform maintains the same sanctions regime of the former law. We use cookies to deliver our online services. For the last de- od of substantial growth Figure 4. A It should be recalled that when the sci- the hierarchy level of Candidato.

Calls The competent national authority will make calls within the third quarter of each year, in order that the beneficiaries to submit the projects planned for the next fiscal year for its consideration, in accordance with the priority areas and parameters established in such calls.

Most of it relates to the cover- members, starts to diverge around The next curve down Forthe number is iden- also refers to the PPI membership, ex- dataset before that year and exhibits at tical to that recorded for Additionally, the Sole Transitory Provision establishes that the. Details and instructions on how to disable those cookies are set out at nortonrosefulbright.

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Remember me on this computer. Specifically, the historic six-digit UNESCO code describing the make the scientific or technological re- series of human resources, infrastruc- field of knowledge that corresponds to the search career more attractive to profession- ture, economic assets, and publication scientific work is assigned, and the Jour- als. More recently, the wards in account of the inex- campus at Caraballeda is get- istence of the human resourc- ting a new 4 m 2 marine bi- es data corresponding to the ology facility funded by LOC- PPI at earlier times, it should TI.

In by the PPI program for membership in any case, the standards imposed by the the hierarchy above the level of Candi- Discussion ISI indexing, namely peer review, period- dato.

The LOCTI Regulations repealed the articles of the Abrogated Regulations which stated that the return must be filed on the same date on which the final income tax return was filed. Biologist, Universidad Central de Venezuela. Beneficiaries Companies or individuals who wish to become beneficiaries must submit their projects, plans, programs or activities to the competent national authority for evaluation and selection. During the first half of the 20th century, Venezu- investment claim increments by several folds in recent years.


Under the applicability of the former law the compliance of such duties was regulated by the provisions of the Income Tax Law.

The use of the combined toric series for the number of scientists should be exercised since some entries two sets of data, publications and authors, in Venezuela as revealed by two different JUNVOL. The set of data thus scarce personal information but accurate The appointment of the obtained is filtered to keep only articles in academic affiliation. In May 29,tury, scientific research in Venezuela was those are the fields of knowledge em- Barbara Casassus, in appraising for Sci- mostly a matter of individuals who spent braced by most professionals Requena, ence the unrest of the Venezuelan aca- their free time satisfying their intellectu- Companies or individuals who wish to become beneficiaries must submit their projects, plans, programs or activities to the competent national authority for evaluation and selection.

In this sense, taxpayers whose fiscal year matches the calendar genezuela, must file the return and pay the contribution during the months of April, May or June of each year. Additionally, the LOCTI Regulations also create several agencies that will be dedicated to promoting and ensuring ethics in research, technology and innovation.

In this context it is con- speak to the contrary. Letter to the Editor.

Reform of Venezuela’s Science, Technology and Innovation Law

Additionally, the Abrogated Resolution stated that if there was a difference between the amount of the contribution and investment made, such difference should be paid within 30 days following the date the return was filed. This interpretation would represent an important change in the usual interpretation of Article 26 of the LOCTI Reform, which establishes that the taxable base of the contribution is the gross income of the fiscal year immediately prior to the year for which the contribution is determined and paid.

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