Swissnex in Brazil offers different programs open to researchers, entrepreneurs and artists from various fields. Learn more about the calls, eligibility criteria and deadlines below.
Pantanal Science Camp
Join this unique research and collaboration opportunity open to Swiss researchers.
The Pantanal Science Camp is a customizable academic exchange program. Swissnex will provide access to the largest Private Natural Heritage Reserve in Brazil through a one-week science camp, with complete infrastructure and full support on connecting to researchers, universities and academic partners. The program can be structured for summer schools, field courses and study tours on topics such as sustainability, biology, ecology, wildlife conservation, geology, culture, arts, education, anthropology and more.
Our goal is to provide Swiss researchers the opportunity to discover and experience the Pantanal, bring forward their research and foster international cooperation with Brazilian counterparts.
Brazilian and Swiss researchers transforming their researches into market innovations.
The Academia Industry Program (AIT) helps Brazilian and Swiss researchers transforming their researches into market innovations. The AIT is an initiative that fosters cooperation in research, innovation and internationalization between Switzerland and Brazil. The first edition of the AIT was held in 2014 and it has happened every year since, supporting over 100 entrepreneurs over eight editions.
City as Forest Residency Program
A residency program geared towards artists and scientists interested in developing their work in Rio de Janeiro
The program offers an immersion for research and experimentation, meant for artists scientists interested in developing their work in the urban environment of Rio de Janeiro. The program will held between 16 May and 4 June 2022, in its first edition, by the Goethe-Institut in Rio de Janeiro, the Museum of Tomorrow, Swissnex in Brazil and Pro Helvetia South America.
The call is open until 27 March 2022.