Conferência Destination Europe

Conferência " Destination Europe"

São Paulo, BRASIL 16 de Novembro, 2015

Local: Cidade Universitária (USP) - Rua da Reitoria 374.
Evento gratuito - necessária inscrição prévia.

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O que é o "Destino Europa"?

-        um fórum onde as principais fundações europeias de apoio à ciência apresentam as oportunidades que oferecem a pesquisadores e empreendedores de todo o mundo
-        uma vitrine para a enérgica e excitante cultura europeia de pesquisa e inovação
-        uma ocasião para aprender mais sobre oportunidades de financiamento e sobre bolsas para pesquisadores, fazer perguntas, expandir a sua rede de contatos e trocar ideais com pesquisadores que escolheram a Europa como local de trabalho
-        uma iniciativa conjunta da União Europeia e dos seus Estados Membros.

Porquê a Europa?

* Excelência:  A Europa tem institutos de pesquisa de nível mundial, clusters de inovação e infraestruturas de pesquisa únicas.

* Oportunidades de financiamento e bolsas:  A Europa oferece excelentes oportunidades de carreira e de apoio à pesquisa. Financia, de forma generosa, a pesquisa avançada, permitindo que os pesquisadores se estabeleçam de forma autónoma.

* Inovação e oportunidades de negócio:  A Europa apoia a inovação e a investigação translacional. Oferece possibilidades de crédito fiscal, suporte inicial para startups e mecanismos de partilha de riscos.

* Cultura: A Europa oferece experiências ricas e diversas que vão para além do laboratório, com uma cultura, gastronomia, paisagem e estilos de vida heterogéneos.

* Ambiente de trabalho: A Europa oferece ambientes de trabalho multiculturais, sendo o inglês a língua comumente utilizada entre cientistas.


08.30 - 09.45   Registration & coffee + EXHIBITION
09.45 - 10.00   Welcome by Mary Kavanagh, Moderator  University Representative (tbc)
10.00 - 10.30   European Research Council

The session will present and explain the funding opportunities offered by the European Research Council, to run 5-year research projects in a University or research centre in Europe. Various types of ERC grants are available, which are worth up to 3 Million Euros (approx. 3.35 Million US dollars) each, and are attributed via annual competitions to researchers of any nationality, scientific area or age, from young post-docs to well established scientists.  - Massimo Gaudina, Head of Communication Unit, European Research Council Executive Agency - José Iriarte, ERC Grantee
10.30 - 10.50  University Representative: Welcome and introduction of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
10.50 - 11.10   Keynote speech: "Europe: A Destination for Research and Innovation" - Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation
11.10 - 11.40  Coffee break + EXHIBITION
11.40 - 12.00  Portugal

Portugal offers a unique environment for research and innovation across all fields. Excellent opportunities for basic and applied research are supported by a solid funding programme for research projects, doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships, career development grants, research infrastructures and a robust network of R&D institutes. Within a context of high quality of life, Portugal offers a charming cultural heritage, exquisite and diverse natural landscapes. A Brazilian scientist will share her experience as a researcher in Portugal! - Maria João Maia, Department of International Relations of Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)  - Soraya Nour Sckell, Center of Philosophy of the University of Lisbon
12.00 - 12.20   France

France offers opportunities for both young and experienced researchers to work or lead teams in laboratories, universities and national research institutions and enjoy the French “art de vivre.” The situation in France is particularly favourable for scientists and entrepreneurs looking to establish themselves within strong national, European and international networks. - Philippe Martineau, Embassy of France to Brazil
12.20 - 12.40  Hungary

This session will focus on current experiences with a large number of Brazilian scholarship holders and cooperation with Brazilian higher education institutions.  - Balázs Vince Nagy, representative of the Hungarian Rectors’ Conference (HRC) in Brazil
12.40 - 13.00  Joint Research Centre

This session presents the European Commission's in-house science service through examples of its role in support of EU policies, its activities at the cutting edge of scientific and technological developments and its state-of-the-art research infrastructures. Cooperation between DG JRC and Brazilian institutions, as well as opportunities provided in the framework of DG JRC's scientific relations with Brazil, will be presented.  - Laura do Vale Gomes Maragna, Delegation of the European Union to Brazil
13.00 - 14.30   Lunch break +EXHIBITION
14.30 - 14.50   Germany

Germany has many career opportunities to offer to researchers from around the world. Presentations will give you an overview of research policy and framework conditions in Germany and of funding programmes for international researchers, at all career levels. We welcome your questions!  - Thomas Schröder, Science Counsellor at the German Embassy in Brasília
14.50 - 15.10   Switzerland

The Swiss higher education landscape will be presented. Promoting the connection between science, market and innovation, Switzerland offers distinguished opportunities for students and researchers from all over the world.  - Stephanie Tauber Gomez, Swissnex Brazil
15.10 - 15.40  Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions

This session will introduce the opportunities the Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions offer to researchers to come to Europe. It will guide the audience through the three ways of participating: (i) by applying directly to a vacancy in a project, (ii) by applying for an individual fellowship or (iii) by joining with a consortium of European Researchers to exchange staff between Europe and Brazil. The levels of funding and support available will be explained.

- Bodo Richter, European Commission, Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions
- Brito Ferreira, European Commission, Research Executive Agency
15.40 - 16.00

Education and research lie at the heart of Finnish society.–Finland welcomes you to join its talent pool of highly competent people. It offers opportunities for researchers at all levels in a relatively flat hierarchy and open research system. Two Brazilian professors will share their experience in Finland.  - Tiina Vihma-Purovaara, Finland’s Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Department of Higher Education and Science Policy   - Claudio Oller do Nascimento, University of São Paulo  - Isabela Nogueira de Morais, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
16.00 - 16.30   Coffee break +EXHIBITION
16.10 - 16.50   Belgium

State of the art infrastructure, highly skilled staff and world class research groups, as well as a high quality of life make Belgium a very attractive host for international researchers. It ensures an optimal environment for fundamental and applied research, knowledge and technology transfer. This session will provide an insight to scientific career opportunities in Belgium, presenting diverse funding programmes for international researchers at all career stages.  - Julie Dumont, Wallonie-Bruxelles International, Scientific Office in Brazil  - Isabelle Verbaeys, Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), International Affairs Office
16.50 - 17.10   Denmark

Denmark is an innovation leader in Europe. Danish scientific publications are amongst the most cited in the world, and Danish research groups and institutions are highly internationalised, attracting researchers from all over the world. This session will provide information on the many career opportunities and excellent living conditions Denmark has to offer.  - Stina Nordsborg, Innovation Centre Denmark
17.10 - 17.30   United Kingdom

The UK welcomes Brazilian scientists, researchers & young post graduate students to hear about the exciting funding opportunities under our £45 Million Newton Fund (270 million reis) with Brazil encompassing research including on healthy cities; the social science of food water, energy nexus, innovation; sustainable agriculture; climate science & infectious and neglected diseases as well as programmes in Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM).  - Julia Knights, Director, Science & Innovation Network (SIN) – Brazil, British Embassy - Brasilia  - Diego Arruda – Newton Fund Manager in SIN Brazil British Consul General – Sao Paulo  - Vanessa Ross, SIN Brazil Officer, British Consul General – Sao Paulo
17.30 - 17.50   EURAXESS

EURAXESS provides access to a complete range of information and support services for Europeans and non-Europeans wishing to pursue research careers in Europe. It provides a single access point to information, including a network of walk-in centres offering personalised assistance to researchers moving from another country. EURAXESS combines four initiatives: Jobs, Services, Rights and Links.  - Charlotte Grawitz, EURAXESS Links Brazil
17.50 - 18.00   Concluding remarks and close of event
18.30 - 20.00   Cocktail reception +EXHIBITION

 "To advance as a competitive global partner, we need the world's best to make Europe their laboratory. To make Europe the destination of choice for the world's most ground breaking scientists, researchers and innovators."

Carlos Moedas
European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation

Davos, January 2015



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