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1 Campinas, Brazil Basic Data Infrastructure Economy Science & Technology Universities

2 Geographical Location 80 km north of São Paulo

3 Campinas Founded 1790

4 Campinas Basic Data Second largest city of the state of São Paulo 15 th largest city of Brazil inhabitants Population of largely of European origin (60% Italian) Regional metropolitan center comprising 22 cities with 2,5 million inhabitants Industrial, agricultural, scientific, cultural, educational and commercial center, with levels comparable to developed countries (level of Spain) 93,8 % literacy rate, 60 % with middle and higher level education 99 % population health care coverage

5 Cultural Heritage Agronomical Institute CathedralEducation Institute Old Railway Station Old Market Gazebo

6 Campinas Infrastructure 97 % houses served with water mains, 95,5 % with electricity Largest per capita indices of vehicles, telephones and TV sets in the state Sophisticated telecommunication system with 500 km of digital cabling, 400 km of fiber optical cabling, major academic and commercial backbone POP 26 hospitals, 45 primary care centers 10 museums, 90 libraries, 43 movie theaters, 9 theaters, 6 shopping centers, best symphonic orchestra of Brazil Cable TV, etc.

7 Campinas Infrastructure Campinas International Airport: Second largest cargo airport of Latin America, specialized in import;export. Ultramodern highway system (151 km inside the county) Extensive cargo railway system Access to the Tiete/Paraná river highway Endpoint of Bolivia-Brasil gasoduct Home to the largest oil refinery of Latin America (Paulinia)

8 Campinas Infrastructure Dom Pedro Highway Viracopos Airport Paulinia Refinery

9 Campinas Economy 9 % of Internal Gross Product of Brazil (an economy with the size of Chile´s) 17 % of Gross Industrial Product of the state of São Paulo 12 % of the Gross Agricultural Product of the state of São Paulo Second largest consumer market in the country Fifth largest financial market in the country US$ 3,7 billion exportations US$ 1,57 billion importations US$ per capita income (second largest in the country. Brazilian average: US$ 4.200)

10 Campinas Economy 25 % chemical industry production 19 % heavy machinery production 21 % textile production Second largest petrochemical industry in Latin America 17 % of electrical energy comsumption in São Paulo industrial establishments 50 among the largest 500 companies in the world have seat and plants in Campinas Highest concentration of high tech industries: IBM, Compaq, Motorola, Lucent, Nortel, etc. Major development in biotechnological industries

11 Campinas Science &Technology 3 universities with students –State University of Campinas –Pontifícial Catholic University of Campinas –Paulista University 13 R & D Centers –Informatics Technology Center (CTI) –Telecommunications Research Center (CPqD) –Brazilian Agricultural Research Company (EMBRAPA) –Agronomical Institute of Campinas (IAC) –Food Technology Institute of Campinas (ITAL) –National Synchrotron Research Laboratory (LNLS)

12 Campinas Science & Technology First fiber optics and laser R & D in Latin America, third in the world First digital telephone switches R & D and production in Latin American, fourth in the world Second all-Brazilian computer development team First in Brazil in food engineering and agronomical research and engineering Second in Brazil in oil/gas exploration technology and petrochemical engineering UNICAMP is the second university in all-Brazilian rankings and first in many of its high tech schools First in bioinformatics, second in biotechnology

13 Science Research Synchrotron Lab CPqD IAC

14 Campinas Industrial Incentives Seven high tech incubators and technological parks: Centro Industrial de Alta Tecnología de Campinas (CIATEC) 2 areas with a total of 4 million m 2 Strategically located (near UNICAMP, PUCCAMP and other scientific centers) Favourable land prices, tax exemptions Neighbouring counties with high level of incentives and industrialization policies: Indaiatuba, Sumaré, Jaguariúna, Paulínia

15 State University of Campinas UNICAMP

16 UNICAMP Basic Data 4 campuses (Campinas, Paulinia, Limeira, Piracicaba) – 3 million square meters regular students graduate students (44 % of total) continuing education students faculty (90 % full-time, 80 % doctors) 21 schools and institutes, 2 technical schools 44 undergraduate courses 120 graduate courses (10% of Brazil´s) dissertations and theses per year research projects (15% of national production) US$ 210 million annual budget

17 UNICAMP

18 UNICAMP Technology Centers School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Computer Sciences Institute Mathematics, Statistics and Computation Institute Physics Institute Interdisciplinary centers: Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Informatics, Educational Informatics, Agricultural Informatics, Bioinformatics UNICAMP Computing Center


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