Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) is a complication of rheumatic fever with higher incidence in developing countries. It causes inflammation and fibrosis of heart valves, among others, and can lead to severe heart damage, heart failure and death, it not treated in its early stages.

The “Research on Cloud Networking in Brazil and Europe: the NECOS and ATMOSPHERE projects” workshop, organized by ATMOSPHERE and NECOS projects, is taking place during the IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking (IEEE CloudNet 2019), held in Coimbra (Portugal), from the 4th and 6th November 2019.

ATMOSPHERE put together a survey for European and Brazilian Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) experts on what the next priority topics that Europe and Brazil focus on in the next decade should be.

This will be the basis for a Report ATMOSPHERE is preparing, entitled “Final Research & Innovation Research Priorities Report”, which will provide an analysis of the present challenges and joint EU-Brazil research & Innovation opportunities, due for publication in November 2019.

Cloudscape Brazil 2019 and WCN took place last 15-16 July 2019, bringing together European and Brazilian experts on ICT topics from research, industry and policy.

The Cloudscape Brazil annual event has published a report with the main insights on how Cloud continues to shape the future of technology and continues to identify common ICT priorities between Brazil and Europe

All eyes on Belém (Brazil), as EU-Brazil cooperation in ICT takes centre stage at Cloudscape Brazil 2019, charting a course for future research and innovation on Cloud Computing and related ICT topics, while demonstrating how Cloud continues to shape the future of technology, along with Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Edge Computing and other key enablers.

ATMOSPHERE project published five use-cases on trustworthy cloud applications, demonstrating how ATMOSPHERE results are supporting cloud adoption and bring innovation with positive impact into businesses and citizens’ life.

Cloud computing and its solutions have enjoyed wide popularity and acceptance throughout different industries and applications. Despite this, there are still doubts on the suitability of cloud for various reasons. 

Brazil is the leading economy in South America, representing the 8th largest economy in the world. The EU is its main trading partner and foreign direct investor. The relationship between Brazil and the EU on research and innovation is governed by the Agreement for Scientific and Technological Cooperation signed in 2004.

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