CHARACTERISTICS FAPS AND FAPESC PERFORMANCE AS DEVELOPMENT TOOL TO SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
This article presents the characteristics of the Research Support Foundations (FAPS) and performance of the Research Support and Innovation of the State of Santa Catarina Foundation (FAPESC) as funding instrument for Science, Technology and Innovation (S,T&I) in the state of Santa Catarina. Corresponds to a qualitative, bibliographic and documentary research. The research is a survey of the innovation system of concepts, the characteristics of the FAPs and the structuring of FAPESC. In fulfilling, the objectives were analyzed data from 2012 and 2013 concerning the performance of FAPESC. These data reveal an investment of R$ 62 million in 2013. The FAPESC is an important structuring actor who makes up the Regional System of innovation and are one important encouragement agent and decentralization of resources to S,T&I in Santa Catarina.
PaperID: p 3890-3908
Author's Name: Guilherme Paraol de Matos and Paulo Cesar Leites Esteves