Resources for innovation

Public resources are transferred to companies through various direct and indirect mechanisms for supporting innovation, both from the federal government and state governments, through funding agencies and development banks. Resources came also from the so-called entrepreneurial or risk capital, such as: seed and venture capital, private equity and angel investors. Check out these modalities, the…

Research Funding Agencies

Back Brazilian National Council for the State Funding Agencies (Confap) is a nonprofit organization that aims to better articulate the interests of state research funding agencies. Officially established in 2006, it gathers foundations from 24 states, plus the Federal District. Check out the Funding Agencies of each Brazilian state.The State Funding Agencies (FAPs) have independent…

Business Plan

Back The business plan, besides reducing the risks and uncertainties of an innovation project, is a requirement for financing of most funding agencies and development banks. The plan, which describes the objectives of a business and the steps that must be taken to achieve them, is a key tool in the activities planning and introduction…

Intellectual Property Management – Educanpei

Back Anpei offers several courses focused on intellectual property management area within their continuing education program, the EducAnpei. The route of the courses “Management of Intellectual Property” available are: Basic patents; Patent search; Technology contracts; Intermediate Patent + PCT; Introduction to Intellectual Property; Patents as Technological Monitoring Tool; Writing patents; Strategic Use of Patents in…

Intellectual Property Management

Back Intellectual property is a strategic tool that assures to innovators the credit and compensation for their work. Federal autarchy of Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC), the National Institute for Industrial Property (INPI) is responsible for the improvement, dissemination and management of the Brazilian system of concession and guarantee of intellectual property…