On 11 Nov 2013, at Itamaraty, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil, a Workshop on EU-Brazil Cooperation in the area of ICT took place, organized in the scope of the VI Dialogue EU-Brazil on Science and Technology established by the S ant T Cooperation Agreement of 2004.

Representatives from the first Coordinated Call five projects and the two second Call projects, both from the European and Brasilian side, participated in a very interactive session covering:

  1. The achievements and impact of first Call projects;
  2. The formal launch of second Call 2 projects, with an overview of their objectives;
  3. The results of the independent Assessment of on-going EU-Brazil cooperation in the area of ICT;

    and importantly
  4. The announcement of the third Coordinated Call scheduled for 2015.

From the analysis of the results already available and stemming from the impact and exploitation plan of Call 1 projects, three success stories are worth of particular attention:

  • BEMO-COFRA – Brazil-Europe - Monitoring and Control Frameworks
  • EUBrazilOpenBio – EU-Brazil Open Data and Cloud Computing e-Infrastructure for Biodiversity
  • PODI TRODI – Point-of-care Diagnostics for Tropical Diseases

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