13 November 2020 – ICPerMed welcomes CNPq as observer. CNPq is the largest Federal Research Funding Agency of Brazil, operating also via a partnership with the Brazilian Ministry of Health which has recently started the Brazilian National Program of Genomic and Precision Health, Genomas Brasil.
After FIOCRUZ, CNPq is the second Latin-American organisation to join ICPerMed. This is a big step towards ICPerMed’s internationalisation, which is an important aim of ICPerMed in order to align research and funding activities on an international level.
ICPerMed's contact person at CNPq is Lelio Fellows Filho.
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