START DATE11/05/2016 - 07:00
END DATE12/05/2016 - 17:06
ORGANISEREURAXESS Links Brazil
The European Commission, together with EURAXESS Brazil and the Delegation of the European Union to Brazil held the EURAXESS Links Conference 2016 entitled « Linking researchers worldwide » in Rio de Janeiro on 11 May 2016.
The EURAXESS Links Conference 2016 was the major scientific event of the European Week 2016 scheduled all over Brazil.
This event was aimed at providing an opportunity for European and Brazilian researchers to network and to learn from each other.
The conference brought high level speakers from Europe and Brazil on topics such as the potential for science to act as an engine for growth in today's globalised world, strategies to improve scientific collaboration and mobility between Europe and Brazil, and how to create an attractive environment for international researchers.
The programme featured a roundtable discussion entitled "Industry - Academia: Research Partnerships for Innovation", as well as parallel workshops that addressed mobility, networks and hands-on session on how to submit a successful proposal to European funding. There was a networking cocktail at the end of the conference allowing participants to further network and discuss possible cooperation. It was also be opportunity to celebrate the European Day and EURAXESS Links Brazil third anniversary.
Around 150 people attended the conference, mainly researchers.
The event was be a great occasion for the European and Brazilian research communities to get together and interact with policy leaders from Europe and Brazil, as well as with eminent representatives of the business research and development sector.
A global event
This was the third edition of this global event organized in EURAXESS worldwide locations (ASEAN, China, India, Japan and North America). Previous EURAXESS Links Conferences were held in Asia (Beijing, 2012 and ASEAN in 2014).
Please find below the presentations shown at the EURAXESS Links Conference 2016 « Linking researchers worldwide » in Rio de Janeiro on 11 May 2016 and during the info sessions organised by EURAXESS Brazil at PUC-RJ and UFRJ on 12 May 2016.
Training - "How to write a successful proposal for EU funding programmes?"