EU-Brazil 2016 Coordinated Calls in ICT – EU-Brazil 2016 Working Group Findings

Europe and Brazil have a strong and successful track of joint collaboration in the field of ICT. Since 2010, they have been running joint calls for project proposals known as “Co-ordinated Calls”. The 3rd Call published in October 2014  with the submission deadline coming in April 2015. In parallel, this working group has been reflecting on the previous experiences, discussing future challenges and opportunities, and preparing this findings document on the model and topics for the 4th (2016) and other future calls.

This document has been prepared for the European Commission and to the Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MCTI). The findings included in this report are the result of several discussions among the group members and of the analysis of the views and opinions of different stakeholders, collected via an online survey. The results of the survey are presented in a white paper that accompanies this document. This way, the findings reflect, not only the ideas of the authors of this document, but also the ideas and wishes of a large number of stakeholders.
  • Andrea Bondavalli, Università degli Studi di Firenze (UNIFI), Italy
  • Antônio Augusto Fröhlich, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil
  • Hilary Hanahoe, Trust-IT Services, UK
  • Lisandro Zambenedetti Granville, Univ. Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil
  • Marco Vieira, Universidade de Coimbra (UC), Portugal
  • Priscila Solís Barreto, Universidade de Brasília (UnB), Brazil