|GE, AMBEV AND L’OREAL, COMPANIES FROM THE PARK, ARE AMONG THE 100 MOST INNOVATING IN THE COUNTRY |
With research centers installed within the innovative environment of the UFRJ Science Park, GE, L’Oréal and Ambev are among the 100 most innovating companies in the country, according to the annual directory “Valor Inovação Brasil”. Annually promoted by Valor Econômico newspaper, the ranking is carried out in a partnership with Strategy&, the consulting firm for PwC. The Inovação Brasil ranking has among its major criteria the revenue percentage targeted at innovation, development of new products, processes and structures, the number of successful launchings, maturity level of the innovation processes and the implementation of cultures oriented to the area.
|SCIENCE PARK HOUSES SUPERCOMPUTER WHICH WAS UNVEILED ON JULY 13 |
The supercomputer Lobo Carneiro, from the Advanced Center of High Performance Computer Science (Núcleo Avançado de Computação de Alto Desempenho - Nacad) started to operate on July 13, at UFRJ Science Park. Located in the Laboratory of Computational Methods (Laboratório de Métodos Computacionais - Lamce) from Coppe/UFRJ, the equipment, one of the most powerful in the country, will play an important role in different research areas, such as engineering, oil prospecting, biotechnology and studies on climate changes. The supercomputer can be used by researchers from the University as well as from the R&D centers of the companies located in the Park.