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Rio de Janeiro: Research and academic collaborations between Rio and Brussels (with EURAXESS participation!)

    11/03/2020 - 13:30
    Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
    11/03/2020 - 17:00

11 March 2020, 13h30-17h00 | Brazilian Academy of Sciences, Rio de Janeiro

Wallonie-Bruxelles International (WBI) and the Rio de Janeiro's State Research Foundation (FAPERJ) will hold an event giving an overview of the funding oportunities for research and academic collaborations between Rio de Janeiro State and Wallonia-Brussels Federation. EURAXESS Brazil will hold a presentation explaining how Brazilian researchers can use our platform to make these collaborations possible.

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13h30 – 14h00: Registration and welcome coffee

14h00 – 14h20: introduction and welcome words by Pascale Delcomminette, Wallonie-Bruxelles International (WBI) General Director and Jerson Lima Silva, Fundação de Apoio a Pesquisa do Estado de Rio de Janeiro (FAPERJ) President and signature of WBI – FAPERJ Memorandum of Understanding

14h20 – 14h35: « From the French-speaking universities to the Walloon biotech industry, a successful chain of innovation. » by Pierre Van Renterghem - WELBIO

14h35 – 14h50: “Host-parasite interactions in infections by trypanosomatids, collaborative research between Federal University of Rio (UFRJ) and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) “, Didier Salmon - IBqM UFRJ

14h50– 15h05: “Technology for quality improvement”, Jorge Salluh, Epimed, Idor, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)

15h05– 15h20: Presentation of the Biosurfactants Consortium, a collaboration between HE Condorcet, Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia (INT), Senai Cetiqt, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (Fiocruz) and Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)”, Wim Degraeve, Fiocruz

15h20 – 15h35: “IBMM-ULB : A multidisciplinary research Institute with high-end technological support by the CMMI”, David Perez-Morga, Professor at Molecular Biology Department of Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Director of Molecular Parasitology Laboratory (DBM-ULB), Director of Electronic Microscopy Laboratory (CMMI – ULB)

15h35-15h45 “Funding opportunities for research collaborations between Belgium and Brazil”, Julie Dumont, WBI Scientific Liaison Officer in Brazil

15h45 – 15h55: “The Wallonia-Brussels Higher Education System and Mobility Opportunities”, Elodie Meunier, WBI Academic and Cultural Liaison Officer in Brazil

15h55 – 16h05: “Funding Opportunities for Research in Rio de Janeiro State”, FAPERJ

16h05- 16h15: “The Euraxess platform for Brazilian Researchers”, Charlotte Grawitz, Euraxess

16h15 – 16h35: Q&A + closing remarks

16h30 - 16h45 – coffee and networking

    Academia Brasileira de Ciências - Rua Anfilófio de Carvalho, 29 - 3º andar