Links

In this section, we would like to provide you with useful links related to Brazil, its S&T landscape and EU-Brazilian research cooperation. The link list will grow continuously.

S&T funding of the European Union  -   Institutions and initiatives of Brazil-EU cooperation  -  The Brazilian S&T system  -  Brazilian S&T agencies -  Brazilian S&T research centers


S&T funding of the European Union

European Commission – RESEARCH – International cooperation
Website on the international dimension of the European Research Area
http://ec.europa.eu/research/iscp/index.cfm

CORDIS 
CORDIS is the gateway to European research and development and provides access to databases of the EU Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Development (FP7).
http://cordis.europa.eu/home_en.html

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Institutions and initiatives of Brazil-EU cooperation 

The European Commission Delegation in Brazil (website only in Portuguese)
http://www.delbra.ec.europa.eu/pt/science_and_tech/index.htm 

BBICE - The Brazilian Bureau for Enhancing the International Cooperation with the European Union  (website in English, Portuguese and Spanish)
The Brazilian Bureau to Enhance the International Cooperation with the European Union (Project BBICE) was created in 2005 with the intention to both promote and improve the cooperation between Brazil and the European Union in Science, Technology and Innovation.
http://www.bbice.unb.br/index/index/lan/en

BBICE recently launched the “Map of Competence” (website in English and Portuguese)
A database which compiles thematically focussed information on research institutions and enterprises in the field of ST&I throughout Brazil.
http://mapa.bbice.unb.br/index/index/lan/en 

The European Commission’s Directorate for Research (website only in English)
The European Comission's Directorate for Research provides specific information on those countries the EU has S&T agreements with. As Brazil is one of them, the website provides a country profile for S&T.
http://ec.europa.eu/research/iscp/index.cfm?lg=en&pg=brazil 

ERAWATCH (website only in English)
ERAWATCH provides information on European, national and regional research policies, actors, and programmes in the EU and beyond. Next to others, you will also find an overview of the research system in Brazil.
http://cordis.europa.eu/erawatch/index.cfm?fuseaction=ri.content&topicID=4&countryCode=BR

EULARINET (website only in English)
EULARINET, "European Union-Latin American Research and Innovation Networks", is an FP7 funded INCO-net targeted at Latin America. It is a networking project aimed at strengthening the dialogue on S&T between the EU and Latin America. Brazil is one of the Latin American partners involved in the project.
http://www.s2lat.eu/eularinet 

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The Brazilian S&T system
Brazilian Universities
University of Sao Paulo (USP)
Universidade de São Paulo (USP)
http://www.usp.br

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)
http://www.ufrj.br

State University Campinas (Unicamp)
Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp)
http://www.unicamp.br

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
http://www.ufrgs.br

Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG)
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG)
http://www.ufmg.br

Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho (UNESP)
http://www.unesp.br

Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC)
http://www.ufsc.br

Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ)
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ)
http://www.puc-rio.br

Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV)
http://www.ufv.br

University of Brasilia (UNB)
Universidade de Brasília (UNB)
http://www.unb.br

Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE)
Universidade Federal do Pernambuco (UFPE)
http://www.ufpe.br

Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF)
http://www.uff.br

Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar)
Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCar)
http://www.ufscar.br

Federal University of Parana (UFPR)
Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR)
http://www.ufpr.br

Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP)
Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP)
http://www.pucsp.br

Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUC-RS)
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUC-RS)
http://www.pucrs.br

Federal University of Bahia (UFBA)
Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA)
http://www.ufba.br

State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ)
Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ)
http://www.uerj.br

Federal University of Ceará (UFC)
Universidade Federal do Ceará (UFC)
http://www.ufc.br

Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (UFSM)
http://www.ufsm.br

Conservation Unit (UC)
Unidade de Conservação (UC)
http://www.ibama.gov.br

Estadual do Amazonas (UEA)
http://www.uea.edu.br

Federal University of Acre (UFAC)
Universidade Federal do Acre (UFAC)
http://www.ufac.br

University of Feira de Santana (UFFS)
Universidade Federal de Feira de Santana (UFFS)
http://www.uefs.br

Federal University of Maranhão (UFMA)
Universidade Federal do Maranhão (UFMA)
http://www.ufma.br

Federal University of Pará (UFPA)
Universidade Federal do Pará (UFPA)
http://www.portal.ufpa.br

Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ)
Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ)
http://www.ufrrj.br

Federal University of Amapá (UNIFAP)
Universidade Federal do Amapá (UNIFAP)
http://www.unifap.br

Universidade Paulista (UNIP)
http://www.unip.br

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Brazilian S&T agencies

Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq)
National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq)
Promotes and fosters scientific and technological development of the country and contributes to the formulation of national policies for Science, Technology and Innovation
http://www.cnpq.br

Finaciadora de Estudos e Projetos (FINEP)
Supporter of Studies and Projects (FINEP)
The main institution in charge of the federal funding of science and technology in Brazil, with a focus on innovation
http://www.finep.gov.br

Center for Management and Strategic Studies (CGEE)
Centro de Gestão e Estudos Estratégicos (CGEE)
Supports high-quality technical and anticipatory visions of the future, to support decision-making processes in strategic ST & I
http://www.cgee.org.br

Comissão Nacional de Energia Nuclear (CNEN)
Commission Nacional de Energia Nuclear (CNEN)
Supports the safe and peaceful use of nuclear energy in Brazil, formulates the Brazilian nuclear energy policy
http://www.cnen.gov.br

Agência Espacial Brasileira (AEB)
Brazilian Space Agency (AEB)
Develops policies and programmes of the Brazilian government to protect the natural heritage of the region and promote quality of life are closely linked to the use of data provided by space technology, such as monitoring the occupation of the coastal areas and the expansion of urban areas
http://www.aeb.gov.br

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Brazilian S&T research centers

Centro de Tecnologia da Informação Renato Archer (CenPRA)
Renato Archer Research Centre (CenPRA)
Focused on Information Technology and innovation, linked to the Ministry of Science and Technology (MCT)
http://www.cenpra.gov.br

Centre for Mineral Technology (CETEM)
Centro de Tecnologia Mineral (CETEM)
Environmental and recycling technology, industrial minerals and rocks, sustainable management of mining resources, linked to the Minister of Science and Technology (MCT)
http://www.cetem.gov.br

National Institute for Semi-Arids Environments (INSA)
Instituto Nacional do Semi-Árido (INSA)
New technologies for development of semi-arids environments, linked to the Minister of Science and Technology (MCT)
http://www.insa.gov.br

National Institute of Technology (INT)
Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia (INT)
Work with the private sector to develop research in the fields of chemistry, materials technology, industrial engineering, energy and environment, linked to the Minister of Science and Technology (MCT)
http://www.int.gov.br

Brazilian Institute of Science and Technology Information (IBICT)
Instituto Brasileiro de Informação em Ciência e Tecnologia (IBICT)
Relations between information, science, technology, culture and society, linked to the Minister of Science and Technology (MCT)
http://www.ibict.br

National Institute for Space Research (INPE)
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE)
Space science, atmosphere, meteorology, space technology, linked to the Minister of Science and Technology (MCT).
http://www.inpe.br

National Laboratory for Scientific Computing (LNCC)
Laboratório Nacional de Computação Científica (LNCC)
Bio-systems, bio-informatics, linked to the Minister of Science and Technology (MCT).
http://www.lncc.br

Strategic Technologies Center for Northeast (CETENE)
Centro de Tecnologias Estratégicas do Nordeste (CETENE)
Scientific and technological research with strategic importance for the economic and social development of the Northeast, linked to the Minister of Science and Technology (MCT)
https://www.cetene.gov.br

Center of Excellence in Advanced Electronic Technology(CEITEC)
Centro de Excelência em Tecnologia Eletrônica Avançada (CEITEC) Investigação científica e tecnológica no domínio da eletrônica e tecnologias da informação
linked to the Minister of Science and Technology (MCT)
https://www.ceitec.org.br

National Institute for Research on the Amazon Region (INPA)
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA)
Technologies for the development of the Amazon, linked to the Minister of Science and Technology (MCT)
http://www.inpa.gov.br

Brazilian Centre for Physics Research (CBPF)
Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas (CBPF)
Nano sciences, nano technologies, information technology, nuclear energy, linked to the Minister of Science and Technology (MCT)
http://www.cbpf.br

National Observatory (ON)
Observatório Nacional (ON)
Astronomy, astrophysics, geophysics, linked to the Minister of Science and Technology (MCT)
http://www.on.br

Museum of Astronomy and Related Sciencies (MAST)
Museu de Astronomis e Ciências Afins (MAST)
History of Science and scientific education, linked to the Minister of Science and Technology (MCT)
http://www.mast.br

Pará Emilio Goeldi Museum (MPEG)
Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi (MPEG)
Generation and dissemination of knowledge on the natural and socio-cultural systems of the Amazon Basin, linked to the Minister of Science and Technology (MCT)
http://www.museu-goeldi.br

National Astrophysics Laboratory (LNA)
Laboratório Nacional de Astrofísica (LNA)
Development of competitive and innovatory tools, linked to the Minister of Science and Technology (MCT)
http://www.lna.br

Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS)
Associação Brasileira de Tecnologia Luz Sincrotron (LNLS)
Synchrotron Light, micro and nano technology, molecular biology, Social Organization encouraged and overseen by MCT
http://www.lnls.br

Mamirauá Institute for Sustainable Development (IDSM)
Instituto de Desenvolvimento Sustentável Mamirauá (IDSM)
Biodiversity, fisheries, agriculture, Social Organization encouraged and overseen by MCT
http://www.mamiraua.org.br

National Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IMPA)
Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada (IMPA)
Algebra, Fluid dynamics, mathematical economics, probability, Social Organization encouraged and overseen by MCT
http://www.impa.br

National Research and Education Network (RNP)
Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa (RNP)
Advanced Networks, Social Organization encouraged and overseen by MCT
http://www.rnp.br

Vital Brazil Institute - Center for Research, Education, Development and Production of Immunobiology, Drugs, Raw Materials and Technology for Health
Instituto Vital Brazil - Centro de Pesquisas, Ensino, Desenvolvimento e Produção de Imunobiológicos, Medicamentos, Insumos e Tecnologia para Saúde
Production of drugs and biological products, chemotherapy and biopharmaceuticals for human use, snake antivenoms, conducts studies and researches in this field beyond the economic and social
http://www.ivb.rj.gov.br/

Oceanographic Institute of USP (IO/USP)
Instituto oceanográfica da USP (IO/USP)
Research on complex marine ecosystems, as well as planning the rational use of all natural resources
http://www.mares.io.usp.br

Instituto de Pesquisas Tecnológicas (IPT)
Technology Research Institute (IPT)
Research in innovation, research and development, technology services, development and metrological support, information and education technology
http://www.ipt.br

Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA)
Empresa brasileira de pesquisa agropecuária (EMBRAPA)
Sustainable agricultural production, generation and processing of food in tropical climates
http://www.embrapa.br

FIOCRUZ
The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, FIOCRUZ, is the main public health research institution in Brazil.
http://www.fiocruz.br

Instituto de Tecnologia de Alimentos atua na área de Pesquisa, Desenvolvimento, Inovação, Assistência Tecnológica e Transferência de Conhecimento (ITAL-SP)
Institute of Food Technology
Works in the area of Research, Development, Innovation, Service, Technology and Knowledge Transfer (ITAL-SP)
http://www.ital.sp.gov.br

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