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Economy and the Knowledge Society
State Innovation Ecosystem

Nuevo Leon Institute of Innovation and Technology Transfer

Created in 2005, this organism of the Government of the State of Nuevo Leon is responsible for the promotion of public policies regarding Science, Technology and Innovation in order to become one of the 25 most competitive regions in the world in the next 25 years.


The Institute of Innovation and Technology Transfer implements the Economy and the Knowledge Society in Nuevo Leon through a strategic program in science, technology and innovation, via the State Innovation Ecosystem.


It also operates the Technological Research and Innovation Park, PIIT, the Nuevo Leon Innovation Fund, the Nanotechnology Incubator and the Biotechnology Incubator of Nuevo Leon.


Mission

To motivate and transfer applied research and technology development oriented towards the market's needs in order to generate economic growth in the State.


Vision

To foster the transfer of technology focused on the market's needs; support the creation of businesses based on technology development while protecting intellectual property; to support the creation of and generate new products, processes and services, by supporting and connecting business and academia; to foster the creation of intellectual capital as well as managing strategic alliances with national and international institutions from the private and education sectors.



The Nuevo Leon Institute of Innovation and Technology Transfer is governed by:





Organigrama

Governing Body.

Presided by the Governor of Nuevo Leon, it is the supreme organ of government of the I²T², the highest authority formed by the General Director and the State's public administration.

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Citizen Committee.

A consulting body for the I²T², it is formed by the General Director and the honorary representatives of the public, academic and social sectors of civil society.

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Commissioner.

Works on monitoring the accounts, expenses and resource management of the Institute of Innovation and Technology Transfer.

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General Director.

Leads and sets organizational goals and objectives for the programs and projects in matters of science, technology and innovation at the Institute of Innovation and Technology Transfer

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Direction of Innovation and New Businesses and Scientific and Technological Infrastructure.

Responsible for the operation of the Nuevo Leon Fund for Innovation and Technological Entrepreneurship, high-tech Incubators and the Technological Research and Innovation Park, PIIT.

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Direction of Planning, Graduate Studies, Divulgation, International Cooperation and Research Networks.

Responsible for the strategic program, the scholarships for graduate studies abroad, scientific divulgation, as well as our strategic international alliances and innovation networks between different strategic actors.

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Direction of Management and Finances.

Responsible for the healthy financial management and administrative control.

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Dr. Jaime Parada Ávila

Message from the Director

Dr. Jaime Parada Ávila