With support from FAPESP’s program aimed at small businesses, Brazilian entrepreneurs have created the Eyer, a device coupled to a smartphone that detects retinopathy at a far lower cost than conventional equipment.
Initiatives should include more integration with the world economy and promotion of strategic sectors, according to US researchers from MIT and Brazilian authors of a recently published book.
Raymond Schinazi, the US-based researcher famous for helping develop drugs against HIV/AIDS and hepatitis B and C, says Brazil has significant potential to create innovative health startups.
Using a protein produced by a fungus that lives in the Amazon, Brazilian researchers developed a molecule capable of increasing glucose release from biomass for fermentation.
Londa Schiebinger, Professor of History at Stanford, says privileging male over female is an obstacle to scientific and technological development.
The goal is to identify the fingerprint of distilled beverages involving soil, water, climate and microbial terroir.
Study shows that mechanically stretched carbon nanotubes extract heat efficiently and could be used to cool flexible electronic devices, for example.
Service can include other functions, such as the control of traffic lights, parking meters, and water and gas consumption.
Brazilian firm has developed nanoparticles that eliminate body odor, reflect solar radiation, and release insect repellent and insecticide in fabric.
Brazilian and British scientists are testing a software tool that could lower the cost of providing care to elderly patients with depression.
Researchers from eight universities in São Paulo State, in partnership with large corporations and startups in several industries, have launched an advanced institute to conduct collaborative AI development projects.
Aims of the center hosted by UNICAMP include developing innovative solutions to optimize oil well production and efficiency, as well as reservoir rehabilitation.
Green roof uses the same principle as thermally insulated tiles containing polystyrene or polyurethane foam and requires no waterproofing layer.
A structure comprising a molybdenum disulfide monolayer on an azobenzene substrate could be used to build a highly compactable and malleable quasi-two-dimensional transistor powered by light.
System developed by Hoobox interprets facial expressions and other behavioral cues and can be used to assess the status of patients in intensive care, babies in cribs or passengers in self-driving cars.
Presented during FAPESP Week London, instrument created in São Paulo will be improved in collaboration with Russia and will measure solar flares; launch is scheduled for 2022.
Study presented during FAPESP Week London involves increasing the efficiency of viable embryo generation, improving the rates of successful gestation and increasing cattle productivity.
Growth in the offer of renewable energy sources will mean increased demand for devices optimal for energy storing; São Paulo and UK researchers presented advances in new battery development at FAPESP Week London.