The Massachusetts-Brazil Innovation Economy Mission wound down
in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where the delegation met with
representatives from EMC for the groundbreaking of EMC's new data
research center at the Federal University. Governor Patrick also
met with the Mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes, and visited the
Museum of Modern Art to discuss collaborations in the cultural
Below are some of Helene's tweets from Rio de
@MassGovernor: "I see healthcare as part of infrastructure"
HeleneSolomon: There will
follow up at MassBio with Fiocruz in june.Great seedwork.That's
part of what the face time with @MassGovernor is all
HeleneSolomon: As only
country with totally funded #publichealth system #brazil
also has obligation to control its costs. Smart quid pro
HeleneSolomon: Sue Banister
makes the case for MA collaboration with @fiocruz. Israel
collaborations post-trip serve as proof point #maiem
president Dilma Rousseff has launched a challenge to
provide #homecare for all who need it. I love how she
in #rio with our life scienes delegation. Est in 1900 its
Brasil's center for vaccine development, research and
Hear more from Helene on Twitter at @helenesolomon and by following the
conversation using the hashtag #maiem.
For more information on the mission, visit: http://www.mass.gov/governor/agenda/jobs/ma-brazil-innovation-economy-mission-2011.html
SM& CEO Helene Solomon heading into Federal University
of Rio de Janeiro for discussion on stem cell
MassBio CEO Bob Coughlin following a tour of Federal
University of Rio de
Janeiro and a discussion on stem cell
EMC America Chief Technology Officer Dr. Patricia Florissi.
A gallery of Secretaries: Secretary of Housing and
Economic Development, Gregory Bialecki; Secretary of Labor and
Workforce Development, Joanne F. Goldstein; and Secretary of Energy
and Environmental Affairs, Rick Sullivan at the EMC groundbreaking
in Rio de
EMC Senior Vice President of Global New Business
Development Joel Schwartz.
EMC groundbreaking in Federal University Park in
Rio de Janeiro
modeled after our Route 128.