RCUK-CONFAP-FAPESP Workshop UK-Brazil partnership on astronomical instrumentation
Foster a strong partnership between astronomical institutes in Brazil and the UK, particularly on collaboration on novel technologies for innovative instrumentation on large telescopes. To increase the capacity and expertise in opto-mechanical, electrical, and software engineering via up-skilling from collaborative work on astronomical instrumentation. To provide secondment opportunities in the UK and Brazil to early-stage researchers. To grow scientific collaboration between the UK and Brazil in observational astronomy.