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Matchmaking Tour

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The Matchmaking Tour in São Paulo offered...

...the winners of the Call for Ideas & Innovation the chance to join an exclusive journey through the Brazilian landscape of green energy, esp. in Green Hydrogen and Biogas. The 5-day tour in São Paulo, organized by the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, provided insights into research institutions, organizations and companies of the Brazilian sustainable energy sector. In this way, the German Research-SME-Tandems got several opportunities to network and exchange ideas and innovations face-to-face with leading Brazilian researchers, post-doctorates, entrepreneurs, scientists and university representatives.

DATE: May 9-13, 2022 in São Paulo, Brazil

Visuals of the Matchmaking Tour

Have a look at the following pictures of the Matchmaking Tour that led the German delegation of EnergInno Brazil through companies and institutions of the sustainable energy sector in Greater São Paulo.

The German delegation of EnergInno Brazil - all Research-SME-Tandems and the campaign team - participates in a cultural briefing at the AHK premises in São Paulo on the first day of the Matchmaking Tour.
Bruno Rondani, Founder and CEO of 100 Open Startups, during his briefing at the Matchmaking Tour of EnergInno Brazil.
The German delegation of EnergInno Brazil during their tour around the Siemens Energy plant site.
All participants of the Matchmaking Tour of EnergInno Brazil and their hosts from Siemens Energy after their visit.
The group in talks with a few HYTRON company representatives.
Here the group is visiting the premises of HYTRON.
At Unicamp, the German delegation was also invited to visit the laboratories.
On the fifth day of the Matchmaking Tour of EnergInno Brazil, the German delegation visited Comgás.
The next and last visit of the Matchmaking Tour of EnergInno Brazil led the German delegation to the University of São Paulo.
"It was a great experience!", these were the comments of the German delegation of EnergInno Brazil after their final findings during the visit to the University of São Paulo.

Agenda of the Matchmaking Tour

  • Day 1 - May 9, 2022
    Cultural briefing of the German Research-SME-Tandems
  • Day 2 and 3 - May 11 and 12, 2022
    Research2Industry Days
  • Day 4 - May 12, 2022
    On-sites visits:
    - Siemens Energy
    - UNICAMP – University of Campinas – „Laboratório de Genômica e Proteômica“
    - Hytron
  • Day 5 - May 13, 2022
    On-sites visits
    - COMGAS
    - USP - University of São Paulo - IEE – Insitute of Energy and Environment


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Research2Industry Days

EnergInno Brazil offered a networking event in São Paulo (Brazil): the Research2Industry Days, May 10 and 11, 2022. The event was organized by the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft with the support of the Câmara de Comércio e Indústria Brasil-Alemanha de São Paulo. During the Research2Industry Days, the winning German Research-SME-Tandems took first steps in initiating German-Brazilian research and innovative business relations by presenting their projects to Brazilian stakeholders.


International Research Marketing
Carolina Wienand-Sangaré
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