Company Overview
CONICET is the most important institution devoted to the promotion and execution of research and development in many areas of knowledge (agriculture, engineering and materials, biology and health, exact and natural science, social and human science). It currently has more than 10000 researchers, 11000 fellows, 2800 technicians, 1500 administrative employees and 290 research institutes all over Argentina.
Regarding biotechnology, Conicet has more than thirty institutes that include bio research among others. Some of the main topics are: plant biotechnology, probiotics, functional food, biofuels, biomaterials, brioremediation, biomining, proteomics, genomics, genetic engineering, molecular biology.