The 2nd EU-BR Coordinated Call (FP7-ICT-2013-EU-Brazil) was launched in 2012, with a total of €10 M available, to fund projects with a timeframe of 36 months (2013-2016), focusing on the following topics:
- Cloud Computing;
- Sustainable Technologies for Smart Societies;
- Applications and Services to promote Smart Societies;
- Applications and Services for TV in Hybrids Environments, Radio and Bandwitdth.
Funds came from the European Commission and Brazilian MCTI (Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation) and CNPq (National Council for Scientific and Technological Development).
"We have created a platform of integrated components on top of a cloud federated infrastructure. This not only strengthens interoperability but is also being used to tackle several challenges with significant socio-economic impact"
Ignacio Blanquer Espert, Valencia University of Technology & EU Coordinator of EUBrazilCloudConnect project
"GLOBAL ITV proposes an interactive TV platform that enables coexistence of different systems, offering new global business opportunities for consumer electronics and media content to transcend the boundaries of broadcast systems".
Klaus Merkel, Institut fur Rundfunktechnik GmbH (IRT) European Coordinator of GLOBAL ITV.
The aim of the project was to provide a Systems Development Platform which enables rapid and cost effective development of mixed criticality complex systems involving Internet of Things and Services (IoTS) and at the same time facilitates the interplay with users and external systems.
"RESCUER defines a new trend in the market of software solutions for emergency and crisis management by supporting mobile crowdsourcing information (semi-)automated data analysis, and ad-hoc communication.”
Karina Barreto Villela, Fraunhofer – IESE and EU Coordinator of Rescuer Project