Create more opportunities and better conditions for research and innovative talents. This is how the Minister of Science and Innovation, Diana Morante, has outlined the budgets for 2022. An exercise whose ultimate goal is to boost talent so that a professional career can be developed and a “brain drain” can be avoided. In addition, the doors will also open for those who want to return.
The science budget for 2022 totals 3,843 million euros for 2022, so it grows by 19% through 2021 and nearly doubles the figure for 2020.
Target: Employ more than 2,500 doctors by 2023
The ministry’s budget for 2022 expects an additional 151 million euros in terms of salary increase and the number of contracts above all of that Programs Juan de la Cerva and Ramon Y Kajal. According to ministerial estimates, this will allow Employing more than 2,500 doctors between 2021 and 2023. A measure complemented by the fact that next year scientific and technical personnel will be considered as priority for general recruitment purposes with a replacement rate of 120%.
Measurements are also up to Innovative companies. In this case, the appointment of doctors in technology-based companies will prevail. The budget includes the allocation of 35 million euros for this purpose under the NEOTEC program of the CDTI and 15 million in Torres Quevedo Program from AEI. What is more, Five million will go to startups headed by women .
More about research projects and new calls
This budget includes an increase in resources for research projects, which grew by 60% to the state research agency to 1,358 million euros. This amount will allow the launch of new calls related to environmental and digital transformation (296 million) and other projects (65 million).
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By research and innovation centers
The budget is also growing in major research and innovation centers. For example, Carlos III Health Institute will have 559 million (+38.75%), while CDTI will have 1566 million (+4%).
Also of note is line 137 million for individual scientific and technical infrastructures (ICTS), as well as 130 million for complementary R+D+i plans with independent communities. Finally, $10 million will be allocated to the new program to support the integration of innovation agents into the city councils of the Innpulso network.
– Ministry of Science and Innovation (CienciaGob) October 14, 2021
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