Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa (The National Network of Education and Research (RNP)
About Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa
The National Network of Education and Research (RNP) provides global integration and collaboration supported by information and communication technologies for the generation of knowledge and excellence in education and research. Since 2002, it is a Social Organization (OS) under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTI) and maintained for this in conjunction with the ministries of Education (MEC), Culture (Ministry of Culture) and Health (MoH). Pioneered in 1992 as a national network of internet access in Brazil, RNP has as main task to promote technological development and support research in information and communication technologies, creating innovative services and projects and professional qualifying. To this end, it provides the public research institutions and tertiary education and technological advanced network infrastructure that enables and facilitates collaborative research in various areas of knowledge. Through this network applications, allows the realization of projects and the implementation of public policies in the areas of technology, education, health and culture.
Mission: To promote the innovative use of advanced networks. V
ision: To be recognized for providing global integration and collaboration supported in ICTs to improve the quality of education and research.