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10 December 14:00 - 20:30

Finatec, Brasilia

Finatec, Campus Universitário Darcy Ribeiro Av. L3 Norte,
Ed. Finatec - Asa Norte, DF, 70910-900

 

AGENDA

 

Event in Portuguese, except for eventual sessions by European partners who don't speak Portuguese. No translation will be provided.

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13:30

Registration

 

 


 


 


 

14:00

Welcome Speech

ENRICH Brazil: fostering cooperation in Research, Technology & Entrepreneurship

between BR and the EU by empowering the Innovation Actors

Johanna Haunschild, ENRICH Brazil Coordinator


 


 


 

14:10

Policy session

- Paulo César Rezende De Carvalho Alvim, Secretary for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MCTIC)

- Fabio Guedes, Vice President, CONFAP and President of FAPEAL

- Alejandro Zurita, R&I Counsellor, Head of Science, technology & innovation, Delegation of the European Union to Brazil

- Luis Fernando Machado, Head of the Division for Technology Promotion, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MRE)

- Lelio Fellows Filho, General-Coordinator for International Cooperation at CNPq

- Fernando Ribeiro, Director of the Centre-East Department, FINEP


 


 


 

14:40

European and Brazilian policies in support of research and innovation

 

EU policies in R&I – Horizon Europe and last Calls of Horizon 2020

 

Initiatives of the Brazilian Government supporting innovative entrepreneurship and Startups

 

 

Alejandro Zurita, R&I Counsellor, Head of Science, technology & innovation, Delegation of the European Union to Brazil

Otavio Caixeta, Director of the innovative ecosystems department, MCTIC


 


 


 

15:10

Experts showcase on 'EU-BR Sector Dialogues on Innovation'

Eduardo Matias, EU-Brazil Sector Dialogues, Brazilian Expert in innovation

Leonardo Piccinetti, EU-Brazil Sector Dialogues, European Expert in innovation


 


 


 

15:40

Funding schemes for R&I mobility: Horizon 2020 – RISE 2020

Elisa Natola, CONFAP, Brazilian National Contact Point for H2020 - MSCA


 


 


 

15:50

Euraxess Brazil: fostering BR & EU researchers' mobility

Charlotte Grawitz, Regional Representative, EURAXESS Brazil and LAC


 


 


 

16:00

Coffee break

 

 


 


 


 

16:20

Innovation Pitch presentations

(Chaired and Facilitated by EURAXESS Brazil)

 

 

Jury:

Alessandro Dantas, President, FAPDF

Julie Dumont, Scientific Liaison Officer, Wallonie-Bruxelles International

Gianluca Rossi, EU-Brazil Sector Dialogues European Expert

Leonardo Piccinetti, EU-Brazil Sector Dialogues European Expert

Eduardo Matias, EU-Brazil Sector Dialogues Brazilian Expert

Rapporteur:

Mario Neto Borges, EU-Brazil Sector Dialogues, Brazilian Expert

 

Finalists:

- Ana Paula Furtado, professor and researcher, Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (UFRPE), Innovation project on Artificial Intelligence & Human Rights

- Beatriz Gasparini Reis, post-doctoral researcher, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Innovation project on Water treatment & low cost technologies

- Fabiana Noronha Dornelles, post-doctoral researcher, Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Innovation project on ICT for Health

- Glaucia Vieira, professor and researcher, Federal University of Tocantins (UFT), Innovation project on Waste transformation, Bioenergy & Energy Transition

- Patricia Farias, PhD candidate, Federal University of Ceará (UFC), Innovation project on Green alternatives to Plastic Waste

 

 


 


 


 

17:00

Innovation showcases from EU Member States and Brazilian States

Moderator: Paulo Egler, Policy Analyst, Instituto Brasileiro de Informação em Ciência e Tecnologia – IBICT, European Entreprise Network – EEN

Santa Catarina: Fabio Zabot Holthausen, President, FAPESC

Belgium, Wallonie-Brussels: Julie Dumont, Scientific Liaison Officer, Wallonie-Bruxelles International WBI

Federal District: Elisabete Alcântra Lopes, Vice-President, FAPDF

Sweden: Jacob Silva Paulsen, Director of the Science and Innovation Section, Embassy of Sweden

 

 


 


 

17:45 -18:00

Innovation Pitch award

Ignacio Ybáñez, Ambassador, Head of the EU Delegation to Brazil

Mario Neto Borges, EU-Brazil Sector Dialogues, Brazilian Expert

Marcelo Morales - Secretary of Policies for Trainning and Strategic Actions

 

 

 

 

ENRICH Brazil Innovation Talks & Launch of ENRICH Association

 

 

18:30-19:30

Innovation Talks

Hosted and facilitated by Enrich in Brazil: Filipe Cassapo, President of the Enrich in Brazil Association, and head of Innovation at FIEP Curitiba

 

 

Q&A Topics: Opportunities for innovation in free trade

Ignacio Ybáñez, Ambassador, Head of the EU Delegation to Brazil

Achilles Zaluar, Ambassador, Director of Technological Promotion, MRE

Fabio Guedes, CONFAP Vice-President, President FAPEAL

Paulo Alvim, Secretary of Entreprenuership and Innovation, MCTIC

Maria Emilia Walter Telles, Decana de Pesquisa e Inovação, UNB

 

 


 


 

19:30-20:30

Cocktail – Launch of ENRICH Association in Brazil

 

 


 


 


 

 

 

The event aims at encouraging and facilitating the cooperation in science, technology and entrepreneurship between Brazil and the EU, thus supporting and empowering R&I players.

The event shall promote exchange of experiences and best practices in Europe and Brazil in R&I and will host the EU-Brazil Innovation Pitch contest, thus giving promising researchers/innovators the chance to showcase their projects and ideas to solve some of the challenges faced by our globalised world.

Register here


Organisers:

The event & competition are jointly organised by EURAXESS Brazil, CONFAP and ENRICH Brazil, with the support of the EU Delegation to Brazil.

EU-Br innov event - banner

 

Innovation Pitch competition - Pitch your way to Europe

Live finals in Brasilia on 10 December 2019

The EU-Brazil Innovation Pitch is a contest giving promising researchers/innovators the chance to showcase their projects and ideas to solve some of the challenges faced by our globalised world.

By awarding the winner a trip to Europe, the organisers reinforce their commitment to increase international scientific and innovation collaboration.

The competition is jointly organised by EURAXESS Brazil, CONFAP and ENRICH Brazil, with the support of the EU Delegation to Brazil. It takes place in the framework of the broader EU-Brazil cooperation event focused on bridging Research & Innovation.

Winner

Beatriz Gasparini Reis, post-doctoral researcher, at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), won the competition with her innovation project on Water treatment & low cost technologies

Beatriz Gasparini Reis and the EU Ambassador to Brazil

Finalists

The selection committee has carefully analysed the 80 applications submitted for the EU-Brazil innovation Pitch and selected the 5 best candidates. The finalists were:

 

 

 

Jury

The selected projects were presented live in 5 minutes, followed by up to 2 minutes of Q&A with our Jury:

 

 

More about the pitch

 

 

 
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