Monthly Archives: September 2017

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30/09/2017

On September 22, the Science Park participated in an event organized by the Consulate of the United States in Rio de Janeiro. “Startup and Innovation in Brazil” took place at the Museum of Tomorrow and gathered entities that support entrepreneurship, such as Sebrae, Fábrica de Startup and Oito (Incubator of telecom Oi). They discussed weaknesses […]

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30/09/2017

Last month, the UFRJ Science Park was granted the Self-Audit Certificate, which is given to institutions that implement management systems following the international management standards as well as the Self-Audit Model of Coppe/UFRJ. Certification was carried out by Coppe-Q, which used the following ISO standards (International Organization for Standardization): NBR ISO 9001:2015 (quality), NBR ISO […]

30/09/2017

On October 4 and 5, the UFRJ Science Park promotes the fourth edition of the Cultural and Gastronomic Fair. The event consists of 18 gastronomic projects by students of various UFRJ programs, who will offer meals, snacks, sweets and vegetarian cuisine. The fair starts at 11 am and ends at 8 pm, and it will […]

30/09/2017

From October 23 to 26 there will happen the 27th Anprotec Conference of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Environments, the largest innovative entrepreneurship event of Latin America. Carried out by Anprotec (Brazilian Association of Science Parks and Business Incubators) in a partnership with Sebrae (Brazilian Service of Support to Micro and Small Businesses), the conference’s local organization was conducted by […]

30/09/2017

On September 21, the UFRJ Science Park and the School of Fine Arts (EBA/UFRJ) opened the Short Circuit Gallery of Public Art. It is an outdoor exhibit, sponsored by Vallourec, and it consists of art works made by both students and professors from EBA and by internationally renowned artists. Besides, it will also hold a […]

30/09/2017

On October 4, the UFRJ Science Park promotes an event to discuss the limits and application possibilities of the new legal landmark of Science Technology and Innovation (Law 13.243/16). The debate will have the participation of representatives from the federal, state and municipal governments, as well as from institutions, such as Firjan and the Innovation Managers […]

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11/09/2017

Despite its scientific development, Brazil occupies 69th ranking place in innovation among 141 countries. Why doesn’t Brazil improve if it is common knowledge that societies only achieve social and economic justice when they promote the generation of goods and products that are based on knowledge? The CEO of UFRJ Science Park, José Carlos Pinto has published […]

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11/09/2017

On August 30, the Park promoted the third edition of a program called Parque Sangue Bom (“Good Blood” Park), which corresponds to a partnership between Hemorio and Coppetec Foundation for stimulating blood donation. A total of 62 units of blood were collected.

11/09/2017

The Coppe/UFRJ Business Incubator announced that five new companies have joined and it houses now a total of 28 resident startups. The companies were selected in a tender launched in February, 2017 and will be incubated for a period of three years, which could be extended for two years. The companies will have access to […]