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Construction of the country's first Science and Technology Park advances in 2022

Next year, the Government is going to start building the first Science and Technology Park (PCT) in the country. The park, which aims to stimulate scientific research, will be built in Luanda.

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Research laboratories and database for information management will be part of the PCT, which is valued at around 45 million dollars.

Cited by Angop, Ricardo Queiroz, coordinator of the project, said that the project will also have 18 schools for basic education, as well as teaching staff to train supervisors.

Speaking on the sidelines of the 7th National Conference on Science and Technology (CNCT) and the 2nd Edition of the Technology-Based Ideas, Inventions and Innovation Fair, Ricardo Queiroz said that the park will be built within the scope of the Project for Development of Science and Technology (PDCT), which also aims to finance postgraduate study grants, research projects and implement actions that promote the strengthening of the participation of women in science, technology and innovation actions.

He added that the goal is to develop skills in secondary education and support the management of intellectual property.