Nowadays called the MicroG, it is a unique and pioneering research centre contributing to both undergraduate and graduate study. It is an excellent example of inter-, trans- and multidisciplinary work, and has gained both national and international recognition and awards. The administrative centre of the MicroG is currently located at Tecnopuc (Technological Park of PUCRS), and the research and development areas situated together in three rooms at the School of Engineering Building, Block F, providing around 500 square meters of research facility.
The principal activities of the MicroG are the development of research projects focused on: biomedicine before, during and after simulations of hypergravity, hypogravity, microgravity and parabolic flights; aviation medicine for the 21st century; aerospace biomedical engineering; and eHealth.
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