Science and Technology in Brazil

GK Chapters and other contributions, Governance and leadership, Research & Innovation

Carlos H. Brito-Cruz, Sao Paulo Research Foundation

Scientists in Brazil published 16,950 scientific articles in indexed journals in 2005. The country is the  17th-largest producer of science in the world. Nine out of ten of these articles were generated in public  university laboratories. Scientists and engineers in business sector R&D activities created several cases  of world-class competitive innovation. These include oil self-sufficiency, the most efficient ethanol in the  world,


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