2016 BSJRP Seminar

26th April 2016, EPF Lausanne

2016 Seminar on Brazilian-Swiss scientific collaboration

The aim of this seminar was to take stock of the achievements of the scientific collaboration between Brazil and Switzerland, as well as to share experiences and lessons learnt in the context of the Brazil-Swiss Joint Research Programme BSJRP.

Panelists included researchers who have had experience in recent years in collaborating with Brazil.
Brazil and CH have a rich history of scientific collaboration; in recent years, several programmes have been launched within the framework of the BSJRP, including the AIT programme, FLASH Research programe and two Seed Money calls for projects by EPFL as Leading House Brazil.
 

Seminar Report

Report (PDF)
 

Presentations

Gioia Deucher, CEO, swissnex Brazil

Prof. Frank A. Nüesch, EMPA and EPFL

Dr. Verena Meier Kruker, PH Luzern

Julien Bettler, Programme Manager, EPFL Leading House, Swiss Bilateral Programmes

 

Programme
 

13:45

Registration  & welcome coffee

14:00

Welcome address

14:15

 

14:45

Panel session: experiences and lessons learnt in Brazilian-Swiss scientific collaboration

15:45

Q&A, exchange

16:15

Networking

  

Speakers
 
  • Prof. Sergio Gargioni, President CONFAP
  • Prof. Frank A. Nüesch, EMPA and EPFL
  • Gioia Deucher, CEO, swissnex Brazil
  • Dr. Verena Meier Kruker, PH Luzern
  • Dr. Luca Varani, USI
  • Dr. Grenz Jan, BFH
  • Dr. Ata Tuna Ciftlik, Lunaphore Technologies