Universidade Federal de Campina Grande

Universidade Federal de Campina Grande

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The Federal University of Campina Grande (Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, UFCG) is a public university whose main campus is located in the city of Campina Grande, Paraíba, Brazil. Together with the Federal University of Paraíba, it is the main university of the state of Paraiba, Brazil. Established after splitting from UFPB in 2002, it is one of the leading technological and scientific production institutes of northeastern Brazil, being mentioned in a 2001 edition of the Newsweek magazine as a technopole – among 9 other around the world – that represents a new vision for technology. It was again quoted in 2003 as the Brazilian silicon valley.

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