Rebeca Figueiredo

AIT participants 2021-2022

These are the Brazilian and Swiss scientrepreneurs who will participate in the 8th edition of the AIT. Learn more about them and their innovative projects!

Swissnex in Brazil in collaboration with the University of St.Gallen (HSG), the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication (MCTIC) launched training camps for Brazilian and Swiss scientists: “Academia Industry Training” (AIT).

The AIT aims to connect promising researchers-entrepreneurs with the industry in order to develop the market application of their high-level research. It also makes international researchers working together to share best practices, understand new markets, develop new market applications and create synergies.

The AIT is an initiative by Swissnex in Brazil and the Leading House for the Latin American Region (University of St.Gallen), and consists of two phases: a first training camp in Brazil, connecting Brazilian researchers-entrepreneurs with their Swiss peers; and a second training camp in Switzerland, bringing together Brazilian and Swiss participants.

Brazilian participants

Swiss participants