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2nd EU-Brazil Technology and Innovation Forum

November 23rd, 2015 @ 9:00 am - November 24th, 2015 @ 12:30 pm

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The 2nd EU-Brazil Technology and Innovation Forum is being organized by the B.BICE+ consortium this year in Brussels, Belgium, on 23-24 November 2015, following the success of the first EU-Brazil Technology and Innovation Forum, which was held in September 2014 in Belém, Brazil, and which gathered 189 research and innovation stakeholders from Brazil and Europe.

This second edition will address the challenges of ST&I cooperation through panel discussions & presentations of success stories and will facilitate the emergence of new partnerships between European and Brazilian stakeholders during the following sessions:

Date Events
23 Nov. Panel Discussion
EU-Brazil Cooperation on ST&I Until Now: Achievements and Evolution see more…

  • Current State of EU-Brazil Cooperation on ST&I
    • Brazilian participation in the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Development (FP7) and Horizon 2020: Key Features of Performance Analyses
    • Cooperation through Brazilian Programmes
  • Workshop on Best Practices for Successful Cooperation
23 Nov. Policy Panel
Moving Forward: Current Challenges and Future Priorities for EU-Brazil ST&I Relations see more…

  • Challenges to EU-Brazil ST&I Strategic Cooperation
  • Promoting Brazilian Participation in Horizon 2020
    • Toward a Brazilian Co-Funding Initiative
    • Building a Network of National Contact Points in Brazil
  • Future Prospects and Opportunities for Cooperation
23 Nov. 2nd Roundtable on IPR
Intellectual Property Rights: A Key Framework Condition see more…

  • Introduction: Conclusions from the 1st Roundtable
  • Presentations from the Panel: Defining the Next Steps Moving Forward in EU-Brazil Cooperation on IRP
  • Q&A and Discussion
24 Nov. Business-to-Business (B2B) Encounters between Brazilian and European research and innovation actors

What are the targeted areas?

The event will focus on the priority areas defined by the EU-Brazil Policy Dialogue on Research and Innovation:

  • Marine research
  • food security
  • sustainable agriculture
  • sustainable urbanization
  • bio-economy
  • energy
  • nanotechnologies
  • ICT
  • Health

The following cross-cutting areas to the above priority areas will be encouraged: Biotechnology, Climate change, Renewable energies.

Why participate?

  • To get the latest information on European and Brazilian programmes and funding opportunities to enhance cooperation in ST&I
  • To share your experience on EU-BR cooperation on ST&I
  • To discuss and develop and new project ideas, products and services at international level
  • To participate in the Business-to-Business encounters and facilitate the setup of European-Brazilian projects and collaborations

Who can participate?

Actors of the whole research-to-innovation chain from UE and Brazil are invited to participate in the Forum activities i.e.

  • Public and private funding agencies
  • Intergovernmental organizations (experts on ST&I issues)
  • Universities and research centers
  • Science & Technology Parks
  • Business Incubators
  • Clusters
  • SMEs, Start-ups
  • Technology Transfer Offices and their networks
  • Other innovation actors
  • Other entities that have participated in successful bilateral ST&I projects


Download the Forum Programme!

For any information, please contact bbiceplus@ird.fr


November 23rd, 2015 @ 9:00 am
November 24th, 2015 @ 12:30 pm
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