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Future Internet Research & Experimentation

FIRE Thematic pre-FIA Workshop 4

Brazil-EU cooperation in ICT Research and Development

Aalborg, 9 May 2012 from 14:30 to 17:15


The event was part of the Future Internet Week under Denmark's EU Council Presidency.

Main objective and introduction:

The main objective of the workshop was to involve ICT reasearch experts interested in future EU-Brazil cooperation , in view of the new coordinated call for research and development proposals in the ICT field, planned for this summer.

Areas of research concerned:

  • cloud computing for science,
  • sustainable technologies for smarter society,
  • smart platforms for a smarter society,
  • and hybrid broadcast-broadband TV applications and services.

After the introduction of the call topics and of the rules for EU-Brazil cooperation under the ICT coordinated call, there were presentations from related running projects and short presentations ("Elevator Pitches") where experts and organizations presented their ideas, expressing their needs for future collaboration.

This event supported the networking between experts and organizations from the EU and Brazil and stimulated the international ICT cooperation for the next coordinated call.

The event was broadcasted via IPTV and remote participation was made possible via Skype and chat for Brazilian and European participants unable to be physically present in Aalborg.

For discussions and networking we invite you to join the FIRE Group at LinkedIn .


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