The UFRJ Desafia is an interface group among the different racing teams from UFRJ Technology Center. It is a central
body which maintains the connection between these teams and helps to create bonds between them so they can achieve mutual support and research in common objectives.
The Nautical Pole at UFRJ is located on the Fundão Island. The unit hosts his own project activities but also some other sources of the University, such as laboratories and graduate projects. It is one of the houses of the Equipe solar Brasil, the construction and storing of their prototypes happens there, as well as other strategic activities.