WSIS Prizes Contest 2019 Nominee

Call for e-health, e-agriculture and smart cities pilot projects


Description

In 2017, In accordance with its mission to promote the sustainable and competitive development of the Brazilian economy, BNDES, in partnership with the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications (MCTIC), supported the execution of a study for the diagnosis and proposal of the plan of strategic action for the country in Internet of Things (IoT). As result from this study, there was a call for e-health, e-agriculture, and smart cities pilot projects, supported by the Ministry and by the Brazilian Development Bank.
The study "Internet Things: An action plan for Brazil "allows the
country to identify clearly the main bottlenecks for that is a protagonist in the development of IoT proposes how to solve them. The study's initiatives will be implemented over the next 5 years, however, some of them, like this initiative of a call for e-health, e-agriculture, and smart cities pilot projects, already begin to be implemented in 2018.

Project website

https://www.bndes.gov.br/wps/portal/site/home/onde-atuamos/inovacao/internet-das-coisas/internet-das-coisas-2-carrossel/!ut/p/z1/vZJdT8IwFIZ_zS6b033j5VwUJKISI2y9IWdbx2q2FtYyxV9v4RpcjIm9as_Xk_f0BQYZMImD2KIRSmJr3zmLNvFyms6SwH18folTukznd6s4vPenDyGsgAErpdmZBvJCVlxvhNRGmEN5nuDQRnXcocqmCJoDdko7VEg1YInqdDO8l9yQCjUpldCoLwaJR0rse6U1b0_IXSkqyGuX1hQDJDV6nARh5JMbry5IGLuT2isQKa1gPaaB2TS9chJq-9lYSW4R8VVEEsB6EPwD3qTqO7vV118qmI0Soj8S5meFP-zIGsHrF-lia8eiaYiQtYJs7KNsl3jf71liPaJs7aeB7L9Msuu6iX8k8uv2iUzTYnL02-03ewbCaw!!/dz/d5/L2dBISEvZ0FBIS9nQSEh/


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Action lines related to this project
  • AL C1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development 2019
Sustainable development goals related to this project
  • Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth
  • Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Coverage
  • Brazil

Status

Ongoing

Start date

2018

End date

Not set


WSIS values promotion

ICTs for national development


Entity name

Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications (MCTIC)

Entity country—type

Brazil Government

Entity website

https://www.bndes.gov.br/wps/portal/site/home/onde-atuamos/inovacao/iot/bndes-projetos-piloto-internet-das-coisas

Partners

In 2017, In accordance with its mission to promote the sustainable and competitive development of the Brazilian economy, BNDES, in partnership with the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications (MCTIC)