A biotechnology company that contributes to improvements in health and well-being of the population through its expertise in epidemiological surveillance, applied entomology, molecular biology, and information technology.
With a strong culture of innovation, Ecovec is specialized in research and development of intelligent solutions for health management and vector monitoring, focusing on the Aedes aegypti mosquito.
The company was founded in 2002 at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), after receiving funding from FINEP Verde Amarelo (Projects and Studies Financing Institution) Fund for university-company collaboration, when a period of knowledge appreciation and intellectual property was beginning. It is grounded on scientific basis and it has patents, publications, and partnerships with global references.
Ecovec has solutions that connect people and information in order to create a world without epidemics, regardless of cultural and epidemiological scenarios, and project scale.
A company that contributes to improvements in health and well-being of the population through its expertise in biology, epidemiology and information technology.
An innovative and sustainable company, always valuing knowledge, human capital, and the environment.
A worldwide pioneer company in monitoring of vectors, especially Aedes aegypti, with the largest geospatial mosquito capture database.
Experienced company for implantation of large-scale projects, in different cultural and epidemiological scenarios.
A close relation with the client, in search of integrated and definitive solutions.
Solid company with a scientific basis, having patents, publications, and partnerships with references from all over the world.
To become a world reference in technological and innovative solutions for Public Health.
Start of virological analyses of Zika and Chikungunya followed by a platform expansion for MI-Aedes.
Dengue Report Platform updated (for Android).
Creation of Dengue MAP, a free and simplified dengue monitoring platform designed to cities.
MI-Dengue System (Quality of Life and Social Impact Category).
First implantation of the Dengue Report system together with MI-Dengue and MI-Virus.
Ecovec’s head office starts to be structured at the technology park of Belo Horizonte (BHtec).
Beginning of virological analyses on mosquitoes captured in the field with MosquiTRAP..
Implantation of MI-Dengue in 26 municipalities of the state of Minas Gerais, with a total of 6,000 traps installed and 3.5 million people protected..
MosquiTRAP traps implemented in Cairns, Australia.
Pan-American Games in Rio de Janeiro; partnership with the State Secretariat of Health of Minas Gerais (SES/MG) in three municipalities.
Tech Museum Awards. Best innovation for health.
The first city to contract MI-Dengue was Congonhas, in the state of Minas Gerais.
MosquiTRAP and MI-Dengue System.
Project MI-Dengue 10: a partnership with the Health Surveillance Department from the Ministry of Health (SVS/MS) monitoring 10 Brazilian municipalities with 100 MosquiTRAPs implemented in each.
Technical Note No. 2/2003: SVS/MS; Evaluation of MosquiTRAP as a proposal of a new method.
Foundation through a public notice from FINEP (Projects and Studies Financing Institution) aimed at university-company collaborations, and resources from Fundo Verde Amarelo; Development of a field data collection system for MI-Dengue.