National Lab

The research vessels (R/V) El Puma and Justo Sierra form part of the CONACyT national laboratory program. These laboratories are research units specialized in scientific development and innovation in fundamental issues. Of which they fulfill three main functions: research, human resources training and service provider.

These labs are established in association with institutions of different regions of the country for the purpose of expanding the scientific-technological capacities of different research groups.

The services offered by the CONACyT National Laboratories are of the highest quality and have the goal to reach financial sustainability.