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Portuguese know about public procurement model in Brazil

Reduction of bureaucracy

Ministry of Economy receives mission of technology entrepreneurs from Portugal

Members of the Bureau of Debureaucratization, Management and Digital Government started Monday, 17/6, talks with businessmen from the technology sector of Portugal interested in offering solutions to the Brazilian government. The meetings with the Portuguese mission take place until tomorrow (18/6) in the Secretariat of Management of the Ministry of Economy.

At the opening of the meeting, the secretary of management, Cristiano Heckert, stressed the importance of using technology in the ongoing transformations in government. "Our management is based on three pillars, all anchored in technology: digitization of services for society, administrative processes and the restructuring of the State." According to Heckert, computing has been the enabler of change, but also the bottleneck of these innovations. "We have good partners. However, we are looking for innovative solutions to help us modernize the state at a faster rate, "he said.

The Deputy Secretary of the Digital Government Office, Ulysses Melo, reinforced the need for digital transformation and identified as a major challenge the digitization of a thousand services over a period of two years. "Of the 2,900 services we provide to the population, 40% are digital. We aim to digitize another 450 this year and 550 in 2020. We want to present our reality to you and know the solution you have to offer us, "added Melo to members of the National Association of Information Technology and Electronics (Anetie) companies. Portugal. Portuguese businessmen sought the Secretariat of Management, seeking an approximation with the Brazilian government.

The purpose of the meeting, according to Anetie's vice president António Costa, is to strengthen the relationship between the two countries and stimulate bilateral cooperation. "We want to get to know the public sector in other countries. And we believe we can offer innovative products to you, "he said. In the two days of meeting, the Portuguese will know the processes of public contracting, systems of centralization of purchases in Brazil and requirements of access to the Brazilian market. In addition, areas for exchange of information and partners in both countries will be identified.