Funding Authority for Studies and Projects (Finep)



The Financiadora de Estudos e Projetos (Finep), or Funding Authority for Studies and Projects is an organization of the Brazilian federal government under the Ministry of Science of Technology, dedicated to funding of science and technology in the country. It is devoted to spur innovation, frame structural strategies for impact and to enhance sustainable development in Brazil. Finep’s vision is to transform Brazil through innovation.

Finep operates throughout the innovation chain with a focus on strategic, structuring and impactful activities for Brazil’s sustainable development.