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2015 MIT Brazil Challenge of Innovation Conference

Thinking out of the box with MIT
May 13-14, 2015

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Co-organized with Fundação CERTI & SENAI of Brazil, the 3rd MIT Brazil Challenge of Innovation (COI) Conference brings 11 world-renowned MIT faculty members to Sao Paulo as part of the 2015 Brazilian Congress on Industrial Innovation organized by Mobilização Empresarial Pela Inovação (MEI). The two-day program features presentations on topics of relevance to Brazil today, ranging from management and manufacturing to energy, materials, agriculture, and automation, all with a focus on fostering innovation across industries.

COI’15 provides a space for MIT faculty and representatives from Brazilian industry to explore, discuss, and dialogue on the possibilities of researching together to meet challenges and exploit opportunities of mutual interest. How can researchers from one of the world’s foremost centers of innovation and leaders in one of the world’s fastest growing economies most effectively partner to mutual advantage? How can academia and industry collaborate to make innovation work for Brazil and chart a course for continued and sustainable national growth?

Registration Closed

Education Partner
MIT Professional Education

MIT Professional Education (professionaleducation.mit.edu) provides short courses, semester or longer learning programs and customized corporate programs for science and engineering professionals at all levels. Taught by renowned faculty from across the Institute, MIT Professional Education programs offer professionals the opportunity to gain crucial knowledge in specialized fields to advance their careers, help their companies, and have an impact on the world.


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Sheraton Sao Paulo WTC Hotel
Nacoes Unidas Ave 12559, Brooklin Novo
Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo 04578-903