Monthly Archives: January 2017
Solar Brasil, a UFRJ competing team supported by the Science Park won twice the championship of the Desafio Solar Brasil, which took place on December 5 – 11 in Armação dos Búzios. The team, which builds boats with electric motors propelled by solar energy, competed in the monohull category with the prototype esb-Carine. The vessel […]
On December 20, Petrobras CEO, Pedro Parente, visited COPPE at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Other participants of the meeting were COPPE’s director, the rector of UFRJ, representatives of the Science Park as well as of the resident companies: DELL EMC², Halliburton, Vallourec, FMC Technologies, Schlumberger and Tenaris.
The UFRJ Science Park held the fourth learning exchange meeting of the Circular Economy Nucleus (NEC-UFRJ). The Park’s CEO, José Carlos Pinto, opened the event and the expert Beatriz Luz talked about the concept of circular economy as well as about the group’s goals. NEC aims at generating knowledge and exchanging experiences that boost circular […]
The third edition of the Cultural and Gastronomic Fair of the UFRJ Science Park attracted hundreds of people, namely members of the UFRJ community and collaborators of the resident companies at the Park and of Coppe’s Business Incubator. During the three-day event on the topic of Brazilian gastronomy, the public was able to buy food […]
On December 8, the UFRJ Science Park officially opened the UFRJ HUB space. The Federal Deputy Otávio Leite, responsible for the parliament amendment which made the project possible, the Park’s CEO, José Carlos Pinto, and representatives of the entrepreneurial movement of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro attended the ceremony. The three-day event included […]
The UFRJ Science Park signed a partnership agreement with TusPark, a technology park from China. The aim is to both stimulate and support the internationalization of technology-based companies located in the two innovative environments, particularly the small and medium-sized companies, as well as the UFRJ Park itself. Directly linked to the University of Tsinghua, TusPark […]
The UFRJ Science Park, the PUCRS Science and Technology Park (Tecnopuc), and the Digital Port from Recife, signed an agreement to create a Softlanding program. An unprecedented partnership in Brazil, it aims at enabling the exchange between companies located within the innovative environments of parks in Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro and Recife. Each park […]