Following a request from the Commercial Section of the Embassy of Brazil (SECOM), the Invest in France Agency (IFA), Paris Développement and PREDA hosted a delegation of Brazilian companies on April 11th, 12th and 13th, 2011 and organised a tour of places symbolising research and innovation in the Paris Region.
|Delegation in front INRA research centre in Versailles-Grignon|
The tour was intended for a Brazilian delegation from the Campinas region in the State of Sao Paulo, led by José Luis Guazzelli, Honorary Consul of France in Campinas and Director of Techno Park Campinas. The delegation comprised over twenty participants, including officials from the Town Halls of Campinas, Vinhedo and Jaguariuna, and representatives from the University of Campinas and the Institute of Technology of Araraquara, the CPqD Cluster and the CIATEC technology incubator, as well as business leaders from the fields of ICT, telecoms, biotechnology, health, cosmetology and energy.
The tour included a visit of symbolic places in the Paris Region (the Biocitech Science Park, the INRA Research Centre in Versailles-Grignon), presentations of Paris Region and Brazilian clusters, and it concluded with the signing of an agreement at Paris City Hall.
Find the Biocitech Science Park and the INRA Research Centre on Econovista.com, the interactive economic map of Paris Region :