2021 Canada-Brazil EMBRAPII call for proposals – information webinar series
From: National Research Council Canada
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The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) in partnership with the Brazilian Company of Research and Industrial Innovation (EMBRAPII) are preparing to launch a call for proposals for collaborative industrial research and development (R&D) projects on April 28, 2021. This call for proposals is offered through the Canadian International Innovation Program (CIIP) - an international innovation R&D funding program offered by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) in partnership with NRC IRAP.
In anticipation of the call for proposals launch, there will be 3 two-hour information webinars (in English only) for interested Canadian and Brazilian participants. Through the webinar series, Global Affairs Canada (GAC), NanoCanada and the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (APEX) will provide information on their co-innovation funding support models and on how to find potential partners for co-innovation projects. Please note that each webinar will focus on different target industrial research opportunities related to the upcoming call for proposals.
- Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
- Brazilian companies of any size
- Brazilian research institutions accredited as EMBRAPII Units
Sectors of focus:
The call for proposals will be open to all industry sectors, however priority is being given to projects focussed on artificial intelligence, advanced manufacturing, and internet of things (IoT) in the following sectors:
Webinar theme, date, and time:
- Advanced manufacturing with a focus on graphene – February 23, 2021 at 12:00 ET (14:00 BRT)
- Industry 4.0 with a focus on smart mining – March 23, 2021 at 12:00 ET (14:00 BRT)
- Nanotechnology with a focus on forestry – April 20, 2021 at 12:00 ET (14:00 BRT)
Please click on the Register button below to complete the online registration form with all required information and select which information webinar you would like to attend. The link for the webinar will then be sent by email.
More information: Please contact the CIIP-Brazil National Program Coordinator Ronda Gosselin.