Science, technology and innovation
Brazil has signed over 40 bilateral agreements on cooperation in science, technology and innovation, in addition to addressing the subject in several regional and multilateral mechanisms and forums. In an increasingly globalized and interconnected world, developments in these areas depend more and more on collaboration between countries ...
Originally developed in Japan, the "Integrated Services Digital Broadcasting – Terrestrial" (ISDB-T) digital television standard was adapted in order to incorporate technical solutions designed by Brazilian experts, leading to the creation of what is called today the "Japanese-Brazilian standard".
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has 54 science, technology and innovation sections (SECTECs) in its posts abroad (embassies and consulates) and regional offices in Brazil. The SECTECs work towards exploiting cooperation opportunities and promoting the potential of the Brazilian science, technology and innovation system. The following is a list of the SECTECs’ contacts: