R&D Workshop Invitation

1 - 2 March 2016

Market: Brazil

Location: BNDES Auditorium, Rio de Janeiro


Finep (Brazilian Innovation Agency) and the RCN (Research Council of Norway) have launched the first joint call for innovation projects within the RD&I collaboration between Norway and Brazil. A workshop will be hosted in Rio de Janeiro as a preparatory activity for the joint calls between Finep an RCN.

The purpose of the event is to present the policy instruments and programs related to RD&I within the following themes:
1 Subsea Technology
2 Increased Oil Recovery
3 Environmental Technology
Finep will support the Brazilian companies with a total amount of BRL 5 Million (approximately – NOK 11.5 million), while the Research Council of Norway will support the Norwegian ones with NOK 10 Million. Established concession rules by financing institutions is defined and can be explored on the joint call instructions.

The project shall be carried out by companies from both countries and SME's will be given priority. If research institutions are included on the project, it is a positive element.


Information from NRC (Norwegian Research Council):

Registration at Innovation Norway:

For questions, please contact:
Rune Andersen ( rune.andersen@innovationnorway.no ), Counsellor for science and technology in Brazil, Innovation Norway or
Adhemar Freire ( adhemar.freire@intsok.com ), INTSOK Country Manager Brazil.

The presentations of the workshop BN21 can be downloaded on the following website: https://innovationhouserio.wordpress.com/2016/03/10/presentations-bn21-workshop/