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…

Sibratec

Back The Sibratec supports R&D activities focused on innovation in products and processes in line with the priorities of industrial, technological and foreign trade policies. It aims to increase the competitiveness of Brazilian companies. More information. The participating entities of Sibratec are organized into three networks: Innovation Centers Networks The objective of the Innovation Centers…

Sebrae

Back The Serviço Brasileiro de Apoio à Micro e Pequena Empresa – Sebrae (Micro and Small Business Support Service) offers innovation support services for small companies. Agentes Locais de Inovação – ALI (Local Innovation Agents) Technical cooperation agreement between CNPq and Sebrae in order to promote the continued practice of innovation activities in small businesses…

Southeast Region

Back Estácio – ADITEC Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro Universidade de São Paulo Universidade de Taubaté Universidade do Estado de Minas Gerais Universidade Estadual de Campinas Universidade Estadual de Montes Claros Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense Darcy Ribeiro Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho Universidade Federal…