Participating Institutions

Participating Institutions

Project Providence is the fruit of the joint efforts of five institutions that combined their forces and expertise to create a revolutionary method for monitoring the Amazon’s fauna.

Mamirauá Institute of Sustainable Development

The Brazilian institute linked to the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovations and Communications, a reference throughout Brazil and around the world in the study of biodiversity and the conservation of the Amazon’s natural resources, coordinates Project Providence.

The Sense of Silence Foundation

The entity is an icon in the implementation of high-tech acoustic sensors to document endangered species in the planet’s deep ocean waters. In partnership with the Technical University of Catalonia, BarcelonaTech (UPC) in Spain, the organization develops remote systems for the analysis and transmission of sound archives on a large scale.

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization

Known around the world for holding the patent for Wi-Fi technology, the Australian federal government agency for scientific research is a specialist in long-distance data transmission.

Amazonas Federal University (UFAM)

The first higher learning institution in Brazil, inaugurated in 1909, and currently the largest university in the state of Amazonas, UFAM is contributing to Project Providence through its Institute of Computing which specializes in developing algorithms of image identification.

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation fosters path-breaking scientific discovery, environmental conservation, patient care improvements and preservation of the special character of the Bay Area.
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