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Call results – EU-Brazil Technology and Innovation Forum

The first phase of the Call for expression of interest aimed at identifying the Brazilian and European Union research and innovation actors that will actively participate in the B.BICE+ EU-Brazil Technology and Innovation Forum has been closed since the 6th of July.

47 applications were received:

  • 40 from the European Union, representing 14 European countries.
  • 5 from Brazil
  • 2 from Egypt

The evaluation of the applications was conducted by a committee including B.BICE+ consortium members (IRD, FORTH and ANPROTEC), two external experts and the EU Delegation to Brazil as observer. As announced in the call, the following criteria were considered:

1- Promising cooperation to which participation in the EU-Brazil Technology and innovation forum will contribute (30%):

 2- Active role in the EU-Brazil Technology and Innovation Forum (30%): 

3- Quality and experience of the applicant (20%):

4- Quality of the abstract (for panels) or interest of the innovative proposals (for B2B encounters)(20%)

As a result, 28 applications were selected for funding:

Alexander Henning ULRICH Instituto de Química, Universidade de São Paulo (USP) Brazil  Alexander Henning – Inst. Química USP  Pres. Alexander Henning Ulrich – IQ-USP_2014
André Barbosa Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação (SPI) Portugal  André Barbosa – SPI  Pres. André Barbosa – SPI presentation_jul2014
Aurélien Carbonnière IFREMER Institut Français Recherche Exploitation Mer France  AurélienCarbonnière – IFREMER  Pres. Aurélien Carbonnière – Ifremer_strategy
Berndt Hellingrath Brazil Center University of Münster Germany  Bernd Hellingrath-Brazil Center Münster
Carolina Cardoso Lisbôa Leibniz-Zentrum für Agralandschaftsforschung (ZALF) e.V. Germany  Carolina Cardoso Lisbôa – ZALF  Pres. Carolina Cardoso Lisboa – ZALF Leaflet Druck
Dennis Böhmländer Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt – / Germany  Dennis Böhmländer – Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt  Pres. Dennis_Boehmlaender – THI_Presentation
Fabíola de Moraes Spiandorello Universidade Estadual Paulista “Júlio de Mesquita Filho” – Unesp Brazil  Fabíola de Moraes Spiandorello – Unesp  Pres. 1 Fabiola De Moraes – BEE ANTIVENOM MADE FROM HORSE SERUMPres. 2 Fabiola De Moraes – PHOTOELECTROCATALYTIC TREATMENT OF COLORED EFFLUENTSPres. 3 Fabiola de Moraes – PROTECTIVE DEVICES AGAINST ELECTRICAL SURGESPres. 4 Fabiola De Moraes – YEAST FOR ETHANOL PRODUCTION UNDER STRESS CONDITIONSPres 5. FabiolaDeMoraes – PIPERIDINE DERIVATIVES TREATMENT DEGENERATIVE NEUROPATHIES
Francisco Velasco Madrid Research Institute (MRI) Spain  Francisco Velasco – MRI  Pres. 1 Francisco Velasco – MRI_institutional support presentingPres. 2 Francisco Velasco – presentation of experience in european projects mri_kaa
Gerardo Centoducati Find Srl – Spin Off Università di Bari Italy  Gerardo Centoducati – Find Srl- Spin Off Universita di Bari  Pres. Gerardo Centoducati – Find srl (Italy)
Hans Dorresteijn Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in BRazil Netherlands  Hans Dorresteijn – Netherlands Embassy  Pres. Hans Dorresteijn -Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands in Brazil
Harald P. Mathis    Fraunhofer Gesellschaft e.V./Fraunhofer-Institute Applied Information Technology FIT Germany  Harald Mathis – Fraunhofer -Institute Applied Information Technology FIT  Pres. Harald P. Mathis – FIT Fraunhofer
James Clarke Waterford Institute of Technology – Telecommunications Software & Systems Group Ireland  James Clarke – WIT  Pres. James Clarke – WIT BIC Brazil EWG launch WS report
Jean Bernard Gramunt Ministère du Redressement Productif – direction générale de la compétitivité, de l’industrie et des services (DGCIS) France  Jean Bernard Gramunt – Ministère du redressement Poductif
Jiri Potucek MEDIWARE a.s. / MediInspect Ltd. Czech Republic  Jiri Potucek – Mediware_Mediinspect_v2  Pres. 1 Jiri Potucek – Mediinspect_InspectLife presentation ENG Pres. 2 Jiri Potucek – MEDIWARE MwPharm Leaflet EN  Pres. 3 Jiri Potucek – MEDIWARE MwPharm presentation EN
Jorge Liz EUREKA SECRETARIAT A.I.S.B.L. Belgium  Jorge Liz -EUREKA SECRETARIAT A.I.S.B.L.  Pres. 1 Jorge Liz – EUREKA Brochure_Eurostars_SME_V6 ; Pres. 2 Jorge Liz – EUREKA Cluster Report 2012 ; Pres. 3 Jorge Liz – EUREKA_brochure_final_web
Jukka Viitanen Hubconcepts Inc. Finland  Jukka Viitanen – Hubconcepts Inc.  Pres. Jukka Viitanen – Hubconcepts Inc.
Luciana Teixeira Instituto Butantan Brazil  LucianaTeixeira – Instituto Butantan  Pres. Luciana Teixeira – Instituto Butantan Presentation
Massimiliano Granieri MITO Technology S.r.l. Italy  Massimiliano Granieri – MITO Technology Srl  Pres. Massimiliano Granieri – Mito HQ
Michael Höhne De Heren van Design [MindFlow] Netherlands  Michael Hohne – De Heren van Design [MindFlow]  Pres. Michael_Hohne – DHvD_leaflet MindFlow 3 columns-v3
Olivier Fain WAGRALIM Belgium  Olivier Fain -VAGRALIM  Pres. Olivier Fain – Wagralim_Short Pres
Peter Prepiak Embassy of the Slovak republic in Brazil Slovak Republic
Pierre Benayoun Inserm Transfert France  Pierre BENAYOUN-Inserm Transfert Pres. Pierre BENAYOUN_Inserm Transfert_Leaflet presenting the company_2013 ENG
Roland STREBER ProNewTech S.A. Luxembourg  Roland STREBER – ProNewTech S.A.  Pres. Roland Streber – ProNewTech S A presentation EN 2014
Stavroula Magklavera University of Thessaly Greece  Stravoula Magklavera – Univ. Thessaly
Tamara Lah Turnšek National Institute of Biology Slovenia  Tamara Lah Turnšek- National Institute of Biology
Thomas Dentzer Luxembourg BioHealth Cluster / Luxinnovation Luxembourg  Thomas DentzerLuxinnovation  Pres.Thomas Dentzer- leaflet-Luxembourg-biohealth-cluster
Thorsten Kliewe University Industry Innovation Network (UIIN) Netherlands  Thorsten Kliewe – Univ. Industry Innovation Network
Tobias Zobel Central Institute of Healthcare Engineering (ZiMT) of FAU University Erlangen-Nurnberg Germany  Tobias Zobel – Central Institute of Healthcare Engineering (ZiMT) of FAU University Er  Pres. Tobias Zobel – ZiMT_Belem


About the call

Evaluation committee
• Representatives of the B.BICE+ consortium.
• A representative of the organization committee of the ANPROTEC’s annual meeting.
• A representative of the B.BICE+ Advisory Board.
• A representative of the EU Delegation to Brazil

Support offered by B.BICE+ to the selected candidates

B.BICE+ will cover;
• Air travel: directly arranged by the event organizers (ANPROTEC, IRD and FORTH).
• Economy class fares on the basis of the shortest and most economical fare available at the time of the grant notification.
• Hotel: directly arranged by the event organizers (max. 5 nights)
• Lunchs

Conditions of participation

• To attend and contribute to the debate of the Forum events
• To submit a draft of your presentation until the 15th of August ( a template will be provided)
• To provide, after the Forum (End of October at the latest), a report presenting the results to which your participation to the Forum has contributed (a template will be also provided).
• Participants who would like to make a presentation during the Tour of Brazil event (23rd of September), must contact their respective Embassies in Brazil to coordinate with them the national programmes to be presented.


Deadline for the general call for expression of interest (including EU applications for B2B encounters): The general call is closed since the 6th of July, 2014
• Publication of results of the general call: End ofJuly.
• Promotion of European Union requests for B2B encounters to Brazilian innovation actors. All organization and individual profiles will be published online and will be available to fix the agenda of B2B encounters: 28th of July until the 15th of August, 2014.
• Call for interest for Brazilian applicants to B2B encounters: 15th of August, 2014. (More information)
• Matchmaking for B2B encounters: From the 15th of August, 2014.
• Confirmation of roles of delegates in the different B.BICE+ events (panels) and finalization of papers (interventions): August 15th, 2014.
• Booking of travel: August 2014.
• Events in Belem/BRAZIL: September, 22nd – 25th, 2014.
• Submission of reports: November 30th, 2014
After the EU-Brazil Technology and Innovation Forum

See CALL FOR B2B ENCOUNTERS: open to Brazilian candidates