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New baseline for Brazil’s biodiversity

The Brazilian Biodiversity Information System has lifted the nation’s monitoring of fauna and flora to a new level.

Introducing the white hat hackers of Brazil

With the goal of recruiting at least 30,000 students, the program “Hackers do Bem” – Hackers of good or, if you will, white hat hackers – addresses a significant deficit of professionals in cybersecurity.

ChatGPT for public education policies in Brazil

An innovative approach to improving the service experience for users of mobile data chips provided by the Internet Brasil program

How Brazil tackled internet outages caused by heavy rain

After heavy rain caused internet outages in Petrópolis, the national research and education network of Brazil, RNP, managed to reestablish normal operation within a week.

Connectivity aids successful surgery to separate craniopagus twins

ICT shortened the distance across the Atlantic Ocean between Rio de Janeiro and London, allowing the exchange of information and surgery rehearsals in real time in a virtual environment.

Brazil assists Cape Verde in building its network

An initiative called RENaaS– Education and Research Network as a Service – offers all the functionalities of a virtual network as a service, and helps developing countries implement or even expand their academic networks at low cost.

Internet for 700,000 students in Brazil

Students of socioeconomic vulnerability in Brazil will be provided internet access, while many other students will have their existing connections upgraded.

Optical cable is laid in the bed of the Amazon River

A new project sees 705 km of optical cable laid in the bed of the Amazon River, passing through five cities that together have a population of 1 million inhabitants.

Digital assistance for Brazil’s COVID vaccinations

Severely hit by the global pandemic, passing 250,000 deaths in February 2021, and combating new virus variants, Brazil is urgently pursuing vaccinations.

Powering a circuit of university movie theatres

Brazil's research network plays an important role in distributing and enabling more people to access cultural materials, particularly Brazilian-made film.

Protecting the planet and its natural biodiversity

Brazil is a veritable treasure chest for research and development in biodiversity, climate, natural sciences and the environment. The nature of this type of research is driven by collaboration and high bandwidth network technologies.

Supporting the global challenges of the novel coronavirus

The global network of interconnected National Research and Education Networks is boosting international capacity where needed as part of the global rapid response to the recent novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak.