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Big Data, Sustainable Development and Open Science

BigData23junhoThe Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical – IHMT; affiliated with Universidade Nova de Lisboa) and the Institut Français co-organizes, in partnership with the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ) from Brazil and the Portuguese National Innovation Agency (ANI), a seminar on Big Data, Sustainable Development and Open Science, to be held in Lisbon on June 23.

Held at the IHMT (Rua da Junqueira, 100), the seminar is intended for academics and researchers, the business world and the general public. Two major topics will be debated: the application of big data in research and the use of open science in technology transfer.

The first topic will focus on the use of big data and open information in healthcare. For the second topic the goal is to foster a debate on innovation for social inclusion and low-income contexts, among others, as well as on the automated analysis of patents, which represent a strategic reservoir of technological knowledge for companies and for the society.

Check out the program here.

The event will also be available in streamingat the following address: http://live.fccn.pt/unl/ihmt/fragadeazevedo/

Admission is free, but subject to prior registration.

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