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United States awards grant for production of low-cost ventilators in São Paulo

São Paulo, July 15, 2020: A group of researchers led by Prof. Marcelo Zuffo and Prof. Raul Lima from the Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo received almost US$ 200,000 (1 million reais) from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global to produce low-cost ventilators for use by hospitals in São Paulo.  On July 15, ...
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GLOBE Program completes 25 years; AEB celebrates 5 of partnership with project

Brasília, July 15, 2020: The Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment Program (GLOBE) of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) completed 25 years of environmental education and science teaching in 2020. It is present in more than 120 countries. In Brazil, the Brazilian Space Agency (AEB), linked to the Ministry of Science, ...
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U.S. Consul General in Porto Alegre departs post

Julia Harlan led the reopening of the U.S. consulate in 2017 and boosted business partnerships and security and education initiatives in southern Brazil Porto Alegre, July 13, 2020: After three years as head of the U.S. Consulate General in Porto Alegre, Julia Harlan is departing post this week. Julia took up her duties as consul ...
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Exchange Program in the U.S. for Brazilian Awarded Public School Principals

The United States Embassy in Brasília, Brazil, announces a notification of funding opportunity (NOFO) to support a ten-day exchange program in the U.S. for Brazilian awarded public school principals with up to US$210,000 in FY2020 for a project period not to exceed one year. The preliminary start date for this activity is March 14, 2021, ...
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Medical Declaration Required to Enter Brazil

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Brasilia, Brazil (July 8, 2020) Location: Brazil Event: Clarification on Required Medical Declaration to Eenter Brazil On June 30, Brazil extended for an additional 30 days (through July 29) the decree banning foreigners from entering the country by air, land, and sea. Please see our previous message for a list of exemptions . ...
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