We invite the research community to submit innovative projects to collaborate on network development, including their applications, services and products.


New Research and Development Program


The notice

RNP has launched the notice of its new Research and Development Program, through which innovative academic projects will be developed in the Innovation and Communication Technologies (ICT) area.

Researchers from public and private institutions and startup members submit their proposals by March 31, which will be analyzed by April 28, where the projects will be evaluated and any questions will be answered by the proponents.

Since 2002, RNP has been improving its management of R&D programs, carried out by means of this open innovation process. The results achieved over these years are the fruit of the important partnership of RNP with the academic community. The differential this year is the inclusion of the innovation ecosystem in the collaboration of this development, whether supporting the creation of new startups or supporting existing startups, together with the academic community.

Main dates:

Disclosure of the notice: 2/18/2019

Notice launching event: 2/26/2019 from 11 am to 12.30 pm (live broadcast)

Deadline for submission of proposals: 3/31/2019 until 11:00 pm

Period of review of the proposals and clarification of doubts: April 1 to 28, 2019

Disclosure of the result of the notice in WRNP 2019: May 6 or 7, 2019

Project implementation period: 6/1/209 to 5/31/2020

Access the notice 

Call Re-Ratification (Published on 3/1/2019)

Proposal submission model .docx .odt

Ask your questions about the notice in video

Recording of the first web conference for doubts on WG Notice 2019 (3/15) - Part 1 

Recording of the first web conference for doubts on WG Notice 2019 (3/15) - Part 2 

Recording of the second web conference for doubts on WG Notice 2019 (3/22)