Between August 12 and 14, 2019, the first edition of the Innovation Summit Brazil under the theme ” Creative, Connected and Competitive Innovation Ecosystems” will take place.

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August 12th (Monday)

Parallel activities of the Associations that integrate RNAII

9p.m. to 1p.m. - ANGELS OF BRAZIL - Workshop for Angel Investors

Caio Ramalho, FGV-RJ 
Maria Rita Spina Bueno, Angels of Brazil 

The angel investor
1. Introduction to angel investment in Brazil and worldwide;
2. Types of venture capital;
3. The logic behind and what triggers angel investment;
4. Types of angel investors and their expectations;
5. Networks of angel investors.

The business and the entrepreneur
1. Identifying good business opportunities
2. Business evaluation criteria
3. Project analysis hands-on activity

Legal aspects
1. Legal structures of investments, their pros and cons and legal protection
2. Due Diligence


Parallel activities of the Associations that integrate RNAII

9a.m. to 6p.m. - XIII FORTEC Meeting 2019

9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - FORTEC Regional Meeting – NORTH Region

9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - FORTEC Regional Meeting – NORTHEAST Region

9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - FORTEC Regional Meeting – MIDWEST Region

9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - FORTEC Regional Meeting – SOUTHEAST Region

9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - FORTEC Regional Meeting – SOUTH Region

2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. - “TELL ME SOMETHING I DO NOT KNOW.” Session
Marli Elizabeth Ritter do Santos, Director of FORTEC
Leopoldo Muraro, Federal Attorney
Gesil Amarante Sampaio Segundo, Vice-President at FORTEC

3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. - FORTEC’S GENERAL ASSEMBLY


8:30 a.m. - Opening
José Alberto Sampaio Aranha, President of Anprotec

9:00 a.m. - Panel 1: The future of innovation environments
In this panel will be presented and discussed the world trends in the creation and development of innovative enterprises (and startups). What is the market direction? What are the great novelties (and opportunities)? What are the new actors and models and how do they interact and contribute to already consolidated movements?
Daniel Leipnitz, Director of Innovation Environments at Anprotec and president of the Santa Catarina Association of Technology (ACATE)
Hector Gusmão, CEO of Fábrica de Startups Brasil: The experience of corporate accelerators
Paulo Quirino, Samsung R&D Manager, and Creative Startup Coordinator: Large corporations and startups generation
José Claudio Terra, Innovation Director of the Brazilian Israeli Charitable Society Albert Einstein - Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Health - the case of the Startups Incubator
Raphael Braga, Superintendent of Entrepreneurship and Investment of Finep - Finep Startup: The State as a promoter of innovative enterprises

10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. - Questions and Answers

10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. - Break // Coffee break

11:00 a.m. - Panel 2: The new startups generation agenda and the opportunities for innovation environments
In a world in constant change, in which globalization, the digital economy, competitiveness, the need to preserve the planet, the reduction of social inequalities, are topics that are increasingly present in the agendas of organizations, we need to know where to go and what opportunities present themselves for innovation environments. In this panel, we will discuss some themes that have proven to be strategic for these environments.
Sandro Cortezia, Thematic leader of Accelerators at Anprotec and founding partner and CEO of Ventiur
Beto Scretas, member of the Executive Board of the Alliance for Investments and Business Impact - Why should impact businesses have the attention of incubators and accelerators?
Humberto Matsuda, Coordinator of the Venture Capital Committee of ABVCAP - Companies scale-ups: the investors' expectation
Luis Fernando Corrêa da Silva Machado, Head of the Technological Promotion Division I of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Internationalization of innovative companies: lessons learned
Michael S. Rosen, Managing Director, Academic and Entrepreneurial Development at TEKCapital plc - The Impact of Science Parks on Enhancing University Technology Transfer and Commercialization Productivity: Case Study - Johns Hopkins University

12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Questions and Answers

12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Lunch

2:00 p.m. - Panel 3: Sustainability of Innovation Environments - new models and sources of resources
The sustainability of incubators, accelerators, technology parks and other similar environments have always been issues of great concern. In an economic scenario in which public funding is increasingly scarce, we need to identify other revenue-generating alternatives that enable these environments to carry out their activities. Thus, this panel will present some creative and innovative examples of sources of resources.
Elso Alberti Jr., Director of International Relations at Anprotec and director of Business Development of the Technological Park of São José dos Campos
Alfredo Renault, Superintendent of Research and Technological Development at the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP, in Portuguese) - Opportunities with the requirements of investment in RD&I
João Kepler, Lead Partner of Bossa Nova Investimentos: the portfolio sales experience (ACE and Bossa Nova Investimentos cases)
José Eduardo Fiates, CEO of Sapiens Parque - Paths to Sustainable Technology Parks
Paulo César Rezende de Carvalho Alvim, Secretary of Entrepreneurship and Innovation of MCTIC (Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication)

3:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. - Questions and Answers

3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Break

4:00 p.m. - Panel 4: National and International Network of Innovation EnvironmentS
Innovation has been undergoing several transformations in recent years. Before, it occurred inside the laboratories. More recently, it started to be treated inside the cities, the experimentation laboratories and the living labs, for example. Then, innovation began to emerge in these physical ecosystems, existing within the territories. And the trend is that innovation occurs through relationships in cyberspace. This requires a large network in which people can - connected - exchange ideas, co-create and generate new products, services and businesses. And this cyberspace, this network, is the platform that will make this connection between the actors. Thus, in this panel will be announced the network of national and international connection of innovation agents.
José Alberto Sampaio Aranha, President of Anprotec
Luiz Augusto de Souza Ferreira, President of ABDI (Brazilian Agency for Industrial Development)
Paulo César Rezende de Carvalho Alvim, Secretary of Entrepreneurship and Innovation of MCTIC (Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication)
Achilles Zaluar, Ambassador and Director of the Technological Promotion Department of MRE (Ministry of External Relations)
Igor Manhães Nazareth, Sub-Secretary of Innovation, Ministry of Economy
Nelson Simões, Director of RNP (National Education and Research Network)
Josep Piqué, President of Technova Barcelona - La Salle Innovation Park

5:30 pm - Ceremony of Certification CERNE (Anprotec & Sebrae)

5:30 p.m. - Closing Ceremony


Parallel activities of the Associations that integrate RNAII

1p.m. to 6p.m. - ABVCAP - 6th Brazilian Venture Capital Conference

1 p.m. - Welcome - Piero Minardi, President, ABVCAP 

1:10 p.m. - Opening - Carlos Kokron, Vice President/ Managing Director, Qualcomm Ventures 

1:45 p.m. - Session 1: How has the inflow of foreign capital developed the business environment in the Brazilian venture capital?
With an ecosystem in plentiful growth and increasingly larger rounds, how has the venture capital environment changed business features over the past few years, and how have investors prepared themselves to tap into the best opportunities?
Rodrigo Menezes, Partner, Derraik & Menezes Advogados 
Stevon Darling, Head of Latin America Venture Capital, IFC 
Eric Archer, Managing Partner & Co-founder, monashees 
Pedro Melzer, Founding Partner e Managing Director, e.bricks Ventures 

2:35 p.m. - Session 2: The Legal Framework for Startups and Reforms in Brazilian Entrepreneurship
The year 2019 has been promising for Brazilian investors and entrepreneurs. In addition to the gradual recovery of economic growth, a series of efforts and reforms aim to reduce bureaucracy in the entrepreneurship environment and encourage the startups' ecosystem in the country. What will be the impact of these measures in the short, medium, and long term? How has communication between the public and private sectors been in identifying the main bottlenecks for the growth of entrepreneurship in Brazil?
Humberto Matsuda, Coordinator of the Venture Capital Committee, ABVCAP 
Raphael Braga, Superintendent of the Entrepreneurship and Investment Area, FINEP 
Rodrigo Pedrosa, Head of the Entrepreneurship Department, BNDES
Octávio Viegas Caixeta, Director of the Department of Innovative Ecosystems, MCTIC 
Igor Nazareth, Sub-Secretary of Innovation, Ministry of Economy

3:25 p.m. - Scaleup inBrazil: Presentation of Israeli Company

3:35 p.m. - Coffee Break

4:05 p.m - A conversation with Ariel Dascal, Director of Innovation, Rede D´Or

4:35 p.m. - Session 3: The Pathways to the IPO: Opportunities in Different Global Markets
Brazilian technology companies have been accessing several markets in search of capital and market expansion. Stock exchanges around the world share their perspectives and access options to disruptive companies.
Alan Riddell, Partner, KPMG Leonardo Resende, Manager of IPOs, New Listings and Capital Markets, B3
Guillaume Légaré, Head, South America, Toronto Stock Exchange & TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Group
Chris Mayo, Head of Primary Markets, Americas at London Stock Exchange Group
Fábio Monteiro, Partner, BTG

5:25 p.m. - A conversation with entrepreneur investors

6 p.m. - Closing

2p.m. to 6p.m. - ANPEI - Meeting of the Intellectual Property Management Committee: Contracts, Patents and INPI

The IP Committee seeks to share the main challenges for the formulation and maintenance of technology transfer contracts and patents, as well as is constantly striving to maintain the relationship with the National Institute of Industrial Property - INPI, in Portuguese. The discussions are enriching and count on the participation of public and private institutions. Recent proceedings of the meeting have been: the new structure of the INPI, the 1st Edition of the Industrial Design Manual, the General Law of Data Protection, the contractual relationship with startups, etc.


Activities of the Innovation Summit Braszil 2019

6p.m. to 8p.m. - Innovation Summit Brasil Opening Ceremony

Marcos Pontes, Minister of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications (MCTIC, in Portuguese) 

August 13th (Tuesday)

Activities of the Innovation Summit Braszil 2019

9a.m. to 10:30a.m. - Innovation Summit | Plenary 1: Ecosystems of innovation: creative, connected and competitive

This session will present international cases of success in articulating the various stekholders involved in an innovation ecosystem, with significant impacts on the economy, social development and the creation of a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Manoel Heitor, Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education in Portugal 
Prof. Peretz Lavie, President of Technion, Israel 

Julio Semeghini, Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications.

10:30a.m. to 11a.m. – Coffee break

11a.m. to 12:30p.m. - Innovation Summit | Plenary 2: Smart Investment: How investors can contribute to Brazilian unicorns

The phenomenon of startups is perceived today all over the world as one of the most relevant modalities to promote the rapprochement between universities and companies. In addition to the economic significance of the transformation of knowledge into employment and income, startups bring about a cultural change in academia. For their economic and social impacts to be broadened, these companies need to grow in a sustainable manner, which implies the existence of investment mechanisms that finance this growth, transforming them into scale-ups and, in some cases, so-called unicorns, with a market value of US$ 1 billion.

Andrea Minardi, Professor at Insper, Institute of Education and Research, and Member of the Executive Committee at the Business Association of Latin American Studies (BALAS).
Tony Qiu, 99 CEO & DiDi Latin America Vice President 

12:30p.m. to 2p.m. – Lunch


Parallel activities of the Associations that integrate RNAII

1p.m. to 5:30p.m. - ABVCAP - 6th Brazilian Venture Capital Conference

1 p.m. - Opening - Ângela Ximenes, Executive Superintendent, ABVCAP

1:05 p.m. - Developing Innovative Ecosystems: MCTIC

1:15 p.m. - Session 4: Running against time: How Brazilian companies are accessing innovation
Following a global trend, more and more Brazilian companies are seeking to approach the country's innovation either through open innovation programs or through direct investments in innovative companies. Brazilian companies will share their experiences and perspectives on the reasons that led them to seek innovation in the market and the paths they have traveled and the choices of their most suitable formats.
Sergio Bronstein, Partner, Veirano Advogados 
Renato Valente, Country Manager Wayra and director of companies at Anprotec 
Renato Pereira, Corporate Development Director, Mercado Libre
José Claudio Terra, Director of Innovation and Knowledge Management, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein 

2 p.m. - Session 5: The importance of southern Brazil in the Development of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
The Southern region has become a benchmark in the fostering of innovation, entrepreneurial ecosystem, and economic development of the country. Research centers, public and private universities, accelerators, venture capital managers, and institutional investors and corporations turn the region into an ideal hub for the development of disruptive technologies and highly qualified entrepreneurs. How did the region get here? How does each participant in the chain play a part in this process? What to expect for the future?
Maria Medeiros, Partner, TozziniFreire Advogados 
Jose Augusto Albino, Partner, CRP Companhias de Participação 
Reinaldo Coelho, Partner, Triaxis Capital 
José Eduardo Azevedo Fiates, Superintendent, Fundação CERTI 
Martin Marcel Malczewsky, Founding Partner, M3 Investimentos 

2:50 p.m. - Session 6: The Brazilian Entrepreneur: Fund Manager Perspectives
For a long time, being an entrepreneur undertake in Brazil was a business for crazy people with well-off family or friends . Nowadays, despite still being a risky business, the profile has changed. The Brazilian entrepreneurs have proven themselves to be as good as their colleagues in the United States, Europe, or Asia, with several companies reaching the level of unicorns. How did venture capital promote this change? In terms of volume, which sectors are abundant and others that need more development? What is the prospect of impacting the valuation of these companies in the coming years? Where are there still obstacles?
Sidney Chameh, Founding Partner, DGF Investimentos 
Fernando Silva, Head of Venture Capital, Crescera Investimentos 
Rodrigo Borges, Managing Partner/Co-Founder, DOMO Invest 
Laura Constantini, Founder & Partner, Astella Investimentos 
Rodrigo Baer, Partner, Redpoint 

3:40 p.m. - Coffee Break

4:10 p.m. - The Diversity of Brazilian Venture Capital
In recent years, with the entry of Brazilian companies in the list of desired unicorns, the increased interest in investments in the segment has multiplied. Groups that have experienced the worst of the economic crisis have established themselves in both the local and international markets. Nowadays the asset class accommodates specialized investors such as impact investors, as well as those who jump into private equity without losing their innovative DNA. Others are expanding their portfolios that were built and cultivated in private equity and migrating to the attractive world of VC, thereby increasing the diversity of the local asset class. Speakers will share their stories, strategies, and how they position themselves within the Brazilian venture capital.
José Pano, Partner, Vinci Partners 
Nick Wollak, Managing Partner, Axxon Partners 
Daniel Izzo, Co-founder & CEO, Vox 
Barbara Alvim, Partner, Oria 

4:55 p.m. - Keynote: Samsung Next - Following Consumer and Technology Market Trends
Bhavna Kumar, Senior Manager, Global Growth and Operations 

5:30 p.m. - Closing

2p.m. to 5:30p.m. - Anprotec - Presentation of the selected projects in the Call for Projects from Anprotec

2p.m. to 6p.m. - ANPEI - Innovation Management Committee Meeting: Effective Methods and Best Practices

Through the exchange of experiences, the Innovation Management Committee promotes discussions on the innovation culture and its importance for the generation of products and solutions. The objective of the meeting is to explore the innovation environment and its actors, presenting the main strategic tools. Recent guidelines have been: open innovation, the General Data Protection Act, innovation in the regulated world, user experience (ux), radical innovation, etc.

2p.m. to 6p.m. - ABIPTI 2019 Workshop

Registration: August 12 and 13, 2019 (in the morning)

2:00 p.m. - Opening Ceremony
Composition of the Bureau - Authorities - to be defined

2:15 pm - Magna lecture - National Energy Planning Policy
Reive Barros dos Santos, Secretary of Energy Planning and Development at the MME (Ministry of Mines and Energy)

3:15 p.m. - Break / Coffee Break

3:30 p.m. - Round Table: Research, Innovation and Sustainable Development in Energy
Reive Barros dos Santos, Secretary for Energy Planning and Development at the MME
Lucas de Souza Esmeraldino, Secretary for Sustainable Economic Development from the State of Santa Catarina
Giovani Vitória Machado, Superintendent of Natural Gas and Biofuels of Energy Research Company (EPE, in Portuguese)
Barbara Ferreira Viegas Rubim, Vice President of Distributed Generation of the Board of Directors at the Brazilian Association of Photovoltaic Solar Energy (ABSOLAR)
Guilherme Oliveira Arantes, Sectorial Manager of Electric Energy at the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES, in Portuguese)

6 p.m. - Closing - Brief word from the President of ABIPTI

2p.m. to 6p.m. - Forum Angels of Brazil

2p.m. to 6p.m. - XIII FORTEC MEETING 2019

2 p.m. to 4 p.m. - Panel 1: Social impact of Technological Innovation Centres initiatives: metrics and indicators
Ana Torkomian, Director of FORTEC and Professor at the Federal University of São Carlos
Paulo Alvim, Secretary of Entrepreneurship and Innovation of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication
Kevin Cullen, Vice President of Innovation and Economic Development at the King Abdullah University of Science And Technology, Saudi Arabia

4 p.m. to 6 p.m. - Panel 2: Technological Innovation Centres Challenges in Technology Transfer towards Society 5.0
Shirley Coutinho, President of FORTEC and Coordinator of PUC-Rio Innovation Agency
Igor Nazareth, Sub-Secretary for Industry Development, Trade, Services and Innovation at the Ministry of the Economy
Michael Rosen, General Manager of Academic and Business Development at TEKCapital plc
Ricardo Yogui, Professor at PUC-Rio


Parallel activities of the Associations that integrate RNAII

5:30p.m. to 8p.m. - Ordinary General Assembly of Anprotec (AGO, in portuguese)

August 14th (Wednesday)

Activities of the Innovation Summit Braszil 2019

9a.m. to 10:30a.m. - Innovation Summit | Plenary 3: Indicators and return on investments in Science, Technology and Innovation

Both public and private investments in Science, Technology and Innovation should be assessed as to their impact and return to society. This session will address the importance of indicators to prove the role of technology transfer and entrepreneurship in countries' GDP and different methodologies for this assessment.

Kevin Cullen, Vice President of Innovation and Economic Development at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia 
Xavier Cirera, Senior Economist, World Bank Group 

Luiz Davidovich, President of the Brazilian Academy of Science (ABC, in portuguese) 

10:30a.m. to 11a.m. – Coffee-break

11a.m. to 12:30p.m. - Innovation Summit | Plenary 4: BRAZIL POST REFORMS - What about Competitiveness and Innovation?

The investments, both public and private, in S,T&I should be evaluated in terms of their impact and return to society. This session will address the importance of metrics to prove the role of technology transfer and entrepreneurship in the GDP of countries and different methodologies for this evaluation. 

Carlos Da Costa, Special Secretary for Productivity, Employment and Competitiveness at the Ministry of the Economy  

Evaldo Vilela, President of FAPEMIG. President of CONFAP. Dean at the Federal University of Viçosa (2000-2004). Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences

12:30p.m. to 2p.m. – Lunch


Activities of the Innovation Summit Braszil 2019

2p.m. to 5:40p.m. - Innovation Summit - SEBRAE Innovation Forum - Innovation Ecosystems: stability, balance and self-sufficiency

The Forum's objective is to present the functioning of an innovative ecosystem focused on the generation of value for small businesses, exploring their interactions, the paths that can be followed and the necessary connections for innovation, technological development, and increasing the competitiveness of small businesses.
This presentation will be based on the metaphor of a natural ecosystem, constituted as biological science, with an approach that contemplates ecological interactions, the essential factors for the survival of species in the long term and the creation of cooperation networks.

2 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. - Greetings and opening remarks
Bruno Quick, Technical Director of Sebrae Nacional 

2:15 p.m. 2:30 p.m. - Contextualization and levelling
Marcos Da-Ré, Director of Green Economy at CERTI Foundation: Natural ecosystems: biotic and abiotic factors that contribute to the high performance of species 

2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. - Panel: Ecosystem of innovation - How to integrate an organized network of high added value
Maurício Guedes, Director of FAPERJ and former Director of the Technological Park of UFRJ 
Luís Humberto Villwock, Manager of prospection and negotiation at TECNOPUC - RS: Southern Region Ecosystem
Franscico Saboya, Vice President of Anprotec, Superintendent of Sebrae/PE and former head of Porto Digital: Northeast Region Ecosystem 
Dani Lucia Xavier, County Secretary of Science and Technology, Industry and Commerce in Santa Rita do Sapucaí - MG 

3:20 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Contextualization and levelling
Marcos Da-Ré, Director of Green Economy at CERTI Foundation: Survival of species: the natural selection of the market 

3:30 p.m - 4:20 p.m. - Panel: Competition for long-term survival | What resources are needed to ensure long-term competitiveness?
Moderator: Sebrae Nacional
Life cycle ups and downs of a startup
Newton Frateschi, Executive Director of Agência Inova - Unicamp: Knowledge as a determining element in the innovation process
Cássio Spina, President of Anjos do Brasil: How to attract and access investments strategically?
Flávio Marinho, SENAI CIMATEC's Executive Manager of Technology and Innovation: ICT and accelerators as future-proof mechanisms 

4:20 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. - Coffee break

4:40 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. - Contextualization and levelling
Marcos Da-Ré, Director of Green Economy at CERTI Foundation: The legacy for species: social and environmental impact as a business strategy 

4:50 p.m. - 5:40 p.m. - Lecture: How the social and environmental impact perspective is transforming the way people do and structure their businesses?