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NexGenLead

Watch the interviews of the NexGenLead program

NexGenLead is a virtual Leadership and Sustainability program organized by Swissnex in Brazil and oikos International, and collectively led by the participants themselves.  The program aims to establish the basis for a worldwide virtual community of students to dialogue on these issues.

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Foodtech

How will we eat in the future?

The event held on the 3rd of November was a collaborative debate between experts in the areas of agriculture, FoodTech and waste management from Brazil, South Korea and Switzerland. The participants were divided in three groups to discuss the topics of agriculture and the food system, alternative and new foods, and food waste, using the “tell” format.

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LASER Talks: Art and Science for the construction of a new better

The pandemic forced us to stay home and maintain social distance, reshaping the way we see the world and interact with each other. Arts and science both play an important role in our daily lives, but how can they contribute to shaping a “new better”?

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The Architecture Competition, a part of the culture in Switzerland.

Architecture competitions are at the heart of urban planning in Switzerland. While respecting specific regulations, urban planners and architects propose their ideas for the organisation of public spaces. These competitions give equal opportunities to newly graduated architects as well as experienced ones to submit their proposals and potentially win. How could this be adapted to Brazil?

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Virtual Mobility: Initiatives and best practices for a worldwide virtual mobility

Virtual mobility enables cultural exchanges, the transfer of resources between countries and the establishment of knowledge networks without having to travel between countries. The objective of this webinar is to discuss the future of virtual mobility and cooperation in education, exploring the already existing best practices. The intercontinental diversity of speakers enables a discussion on inclusive internationalisation and the possibility of establishing an international accreditation system.

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Digital Fabrication in Architecture & Design

On 9 July 2020, Swissnex in Brazil organized a webinar on digital fabrication, moderated by Barbara Iseli, with Fabio Gramazio and Jorge Lopes.

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Urban Living and Covid-19: Impacts on Architecture and the future of cities

As the world is being hit by the Covid-19 epidemic and people are asked to stay home, the way we use the city grid, urban spaces and constructed areas is changing. New flows and rhythms are adopted, new ways of experiencing spaces are born. Are cities’ structures ready to adapt to this new way of living?

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How Digital Transformation Can Leverage Innovation in the Food System

Swissnex in Brazil and the FoodTech Hub co-hosted this webinar to provide food for thought on how digital transformation can accelerate innovation in the food chain. Speakers: Daniel Prontz, founder of Flavorwiki, Fabio Elias from Siemens, João Carvalho at Cargill, Heloisa Menezes from ANPEI, and Lucas Lalla from Food Robotics.

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VR4Sustainability

VR4Sustainability: How Virtual Reality can change our behaviors

As part of a cooperation between Swissnex in Brazil and oikos International, the webinar on “VR for Sustainability” presents how VR can be employed in the education and sensitization to sustainability issues. We invited NGOs, educational institutions and sustainability-oriented organizations to explore with us the state of the art of VR in Brazil, some ethical concerns about this technology and examples of its application in sustainably-related projects.

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