National Agency for Research and Innovation, ANII

The National Agency for Research and Innovation (ANII) is a Uruguayan government agency that promotes research and application of new knowledge to the productive and social reality of the country.

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ANII offers funding for research projects, national and international scholarships for postgraduate programs and supports programmes to encourage a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, both in the private and public sectors.

Chevening is one of the most prestigious scholarship programmes. We would like to allow talented Uruguayan scholars greater access to the Chevening programme for the benefit of Uruguayan society and development.

Which subjects areas/degree programmes does the partnership support?

  • Energy
  • Environment and biodiversity
  • Health
  • Information and communications technology (ICT)
  • Biotechnology
  • Agro-industrial chain
  • Transport
  • Logistics
  • Tourism