National Council for Scientific and Technological Development
|Formation||January 15, 1951|
|Purpose||Science and technology research|
|Ministry of Science and Technology|
The Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq, Portuguese: Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico) is an organization of the Brazilian federal government under the Ministry of Science and Technology, dedicated to the promotion of scientific and technological research and to the formation of human resources for research in the country.