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The GO FAIR Brazil Support and Coordination office is hosted by the Brazilian Institute of Information in Science and Technology. It is a government institute subordinate to the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication. IBICT has extensive experience in the implementation of infrastructures to support information in science and technology, and in the formulation of policies for supporting Open Science, which is well aligned with the GO FAIR initiative.
GO FAIR Brazil was established at the end of 2018 as one of the first GO FAIR national offices. The Declaration of GO FAIR Brazil was signed at the SciELO 20th anniversary event.

Address
GO FAIR Brazil Support and Coordination office
Brazilian Institute of Information in Science and Technology
SAS, Quadra 5, Lote 6, Bloco H
70070912
Brasilia

Office Team
Luana Farias Salles, GOFAIR Brazil Coordinator, Instituto Brasileiro em Informação Científica e Tecnológica – IBICT
Viviane Santos Veiga, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz – FIOCRUZ
Luiz Fernando Sayão, Comissão Nacional de Energia Nuclear – CNEN
Patricia Corrêa Henning, Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro – UNIRIO
Cláudio José Silva Ribeiro, Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro – UNIRIO
Maria Simone de Menezes Alencar, Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro – UNIRIO
Anilton Salles Garcia, Universidade Federal do Estado do Espírito Santo – UFEES

Main focus & activities
GO FAIR Brazil commits to the following activities in the context of Brazilian science and innovation:

  • Support and coordinate participating institutes in Implementation Networks according to their specific goals in adopting the approved implementation strategies/guidelines defined by the GO FAIR initiative;
  • Support and coordinate Implementation Networks that are willing to define strategies and guidelines for the implementation of the FAIR principles, in the cases where these strategies/guidelines are missing;
  • Review and consolidate the existing implementation strategies/guidelines and the ones created by the supported Implementation Networks, ensuring that they follow the FAIR principles;
  • Develop outreach mechanisms for the implementation strategies/guidelines defined by the Implementation Networks and approved by the GO FAIR initiative;
  • Keep intensive communication with the GO FAIR International Support and Coordination Office (GFISCO)

Declaration
GO FAIR Brazil Declaration