Leveraging our Strategic Partnership

Joint Statement from the 7th EU-Brazil Summit held in Brussels, 24 February 2014

"As we both face global challenges, our partnership represents a valuable opportunity for greater prosperity and security to our 700 million citizens"
Joint Statement from the 7th EU-Brazil Summit held in Brussels, 24 February 2014

Endeavor Brings Counsel to Startups in LatAm and Beyond

Endeavor is an organisation that aims to advice and inspire companies all over the world and with a particular focus on Latin America

Endeavor is involved in 20 countries and 570 companies, usually at the stage where there is income but the challenge is to glean extra resources to help scale the organisation. That means training, research, access to capital, networking and other ways to extract full value from initiatives to create high-quality jobs and long-term value.

EUBrazil Cloud Connect first newsletter

EUBrazilCloudConnect first newsletter is available online

EUBrazil Cloud Connect first newsletter presents the overall project and features the press release and a description of EUBrazil Cloud Connect three use cases.

Fogbow middleware presented at SBRC2014

The 32nd Brazilian Symposium on Computer Networks and Distributed Systems will take place in Florianopolis - Brazil, May 5-9, 2014

The fogbow middleware, the opportunistic private cloud platform that will be integrated within EUBrazil Cloud Connect eInfrastructure, will be showcased at SBRC2014, the premier annual Brazilian conference in Computer Networks and Distributed Systems

Start-Up Brasil: boosting the acceleration of tech startups

62 new start-ups have been funded by the Brazilian National Startup Acceleration Program

Start-Up Brasil, a National Startup Acceleration Program, is an initiative of the Brazilian Federal Government, created by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação – MCTI), partnering with accelerators, to support new technology-based companies: startups.

Leishmaniasis and poverty

Leishmaniasis, a neglected tropical disease, has strong but complex links with poverty. A paper explains why.

Leishmaniasis and poverty Original Research Article
Trends in Parasitology, Volume 22, Issue 12, December 2006, Pages 552-557
Jorge Alvar, Sergio Yactayo, Caryn Bern

How do we detect a potential pandemic early enough to intervene?

Discussing status of Big Data standardization, recommendations & technologies at the second ISO/IEC JTC 1 Study Group on Big Data

There is a broad agreement among commercial, academic, and government leaders about the remarkable potential of "Big Data" to spark innovation, fuel commerce, and drive progress. In order to perform thorough analysis on Big Data in a constrained time frame, the ISO/IEC JTC 1 Sutdy Group on Big Data (SGBD) has secured three meetings. The second Meeting will take place on May 13 to 16, 2014, at the Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

NetMundial: step forward towards an equal and multistakeholder Internet

“It is now time to live up to the promise of a more open Internet governance model"

1229 participants from 97 countries from government, civil society, private sector, academia and technical community joined the Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance in São Paulo, Brazil

EUBrazil Cloud Connect Press Release

EUBrazil Cloud Connect: a federated e-Infrastructure for cross-border science

EUBrazil Cloud Connect is a new international co-operation project aimed at accelerating scientific discovery to advance knowledge on several challenges of high social impact.

EUBrazilCC: Heterogeneous infrastructures & Big data @EGI CF 2014

EUBrazil Cloud Connect's team will present two contributions at the EGI Community Forum, May 2014

The EGI Community Forum 2014 will take place from 19 to 23 May in Helsinki, Finland at the Helsinki University Main Building. The theme for this year's event is "Advancing excellent science": in preparation for the Horizon 2020 programme, the Community Forum 2014 will focus on the EGI contribution to advance excellent science in the European Research Area through the use of innovative services for data and computing.