On the Importance of International Cooperation 

On the Importance of International Cooperation 

Dr. Jose Sousa, the research leader of the Personal Health team took part in a panel “Partnership and International Cooperation” at the event dedicated to the 30th anniversary of CCG/ZGDV applied research Institute in Braga, Portugal.

Dr. Sousa emphasized the importance of stepping out of a local environment, which will be only fruitful for research activity.  

Other highlights of the talk:  

  • Bottom-up collaborations based on scientific excellence are the most promising.  
  • It would help if you found your niche of competence to become an attractive candidate partner.  
  • Never give up and a good match for collaboration will emerge.  

On the importance of those points, there was a general consent among the participants of the panel:  

  • Dr. Jorge Posada Velásquez – Associate Director & R&D Director at Vicomtech- Visual Interaction and Communication Technologies; 
  • Dr. Didier Stricker – Scientific Director at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence; 
  • Dr. Gregor Schöner, professor of Ruhr-Universität Bochum.  
  • The moderator of the discussion was Dr. Luís Gonzaga Magalhães from CCG/ZGDV. 

The event took place on 10 November.