Brazil seeks closer ties with India in science, health, space – Science Minister Pontes

Brazil wants match-making between scientists from Brazil and India. The use of artificial intelligence and nanotechnology in medicine is a priority for Brazil, which is keen to collaborate with India in the space sector.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s science and technology minister Marcos Pontes said his country would like to procure additional Covid-19 vaccines from strategic partner India and is keen to form a joint working group of scientists with it to address health challenges, including future pandemics.

“Like India, we are a big country and have a relatively big population. We want to vaccinate the entire population and would like to procure additional vaccines from India,” Pontes told Economic Times in an exclusive interview at the beginning of his weeklong India visit.

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