Brazil and China to sign agreement on establishing a nanotechnology centre in Sao PauloAugust 8, 2011 at 10:02 am | Posted in Space Law Current Events | Leave a comment
by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty
Source: Macau hub
Sao Paulo, Brazil, 4 Aug – The Brazilian government is due this month in china to sign an agreement with the Chinese Academy of Sciences for construction of a nanotechnology centre in Campinas, in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo, which will be set up in the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Technology Association (ABTLuS).
With the signing of the new agreements Brazil will also boost its relationship with China in the area of space research. Brazil and China are already partners in satellite launches, such as [CBERS-3], which is scheduled to be launched in 2012. “We are going to expand our partnership in the space sector with China, now not only with the Chinese space agency but also with the Chinese Academy of Sciences,” he said. [Full story]