Tech Roundup: Brazil’s new semiconductor plan

The country liquidated the state-owned company that produces semiconductors. Now, it is recreating a national plan for these components

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Science and Technology Minister Marcos Pontes. Photo: Marcello Casal Jr/ABr

Every Friday, we bring you the most important news around tech and innovation in Brazil. This week: The new national semiconductor development plan. 2022 could be the year for the energy-to-waste segment in Brazil. AI legal framework still has a long way to go in Brazil. 

Brazil to launch new semiconductor development plan

The Brazilian government is expected to launch a new national plan for the development of semiconductors, making use of what is left over from the National Advanced Technology Center (Ceitec), currently in liquidation. Ceitec is the only firm in Latin America with the know-how and infrastructure...

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