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Piracicaba region wants to promote itself as agricultural tech hub.

Agribusiness researchers and entrepreneurs will launched officially on Thursday last the AgTech Valley – Vale do Piracicaba seal, a sort of designation of origin that the Brazilian tech hub aimed exclusively at agricultural innovation intends to use as a brand. The intention is to take advantage of the knowledge environment of the São Paulo state […]

Innovate in Brazil Program

The Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC) and The Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) launched on Tuesday, March 31, in New York, the Innovate in Brasil program. The goal is to attract the installation of Research and Development Centers (R&D) of foreign multinational companies, new focus of the Brazilian government’s actions. […]

From State Intervention to a Free Market

The success of Brazil in the large-scale production and use of fuel ethanol has been widely discussed and analyzed by other countries interested in adopting policies designed to encourage the use of biofuels. Within this context, certain questions arise: Could the Brazilian experience be replicated in other countries? What were the conditions that enabled the […]

Brazilian Industrial Biotechnology Association (ABBI) founded in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

In Brazil, a group of the world’s leading industrial biotechnology companies joined form the Brazilian Industrial Biotechnology Association. The founding members of ABBI are Amyris, BASF, BioChemtex, BP, Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira, Dow, DSM, DuPont, GranBio, Novozymes, Raízen and Rhodia. They believe and support the industrial technology. this new trade association brings together companies and […]