Sustainable business partnerships: opportunity between LAC & EU in renewable energies, ICT and environmental technologies

Location: Cuiabá-BRAZIL
Date: 19-21 October 2015
Duration: 3 days
Organiser: ELAN Network – ANPROTEC with the support of USP-Inovaçao, VTT Brasil and TECNALIA
Price: Free.

ELAN Network will gather in Brazil institutions key EU (European Union) and LAC (Latin America and the Caribbean) SMEs and institutions in order to foster the collaboration and promote the generation of technology based business. The event is focused on creating lasting opportunities and partnerships. In addition, ELAN Network will happen alongside Anprotec’s annual conference, which is considered the main entrepreneurship event in the LAC.


Objetives :

G eneration of Technology Based Business Opportunities (TBBOs ) and promoting innovation collaboration between the EU and LAC.

Attendees from LAC and EU:

  • Innovative SMEs 
  • Knowledge & Technology Centers
  • Business Incubators
  • Technological Parks
  • Universities and Academia
  • Government institutions


More information about event

  Global Agenda


DAY 1: 19/10

DAY 2: 20/10

DAY 3: 21/10


Opening session

Workshop: Practices and legislation of IPR in technology transfer in Brazil and Europe

Technology brokerage: Innovation Habitats more sustainable : the entrepreneur as the protagonist of the new economy*

Workshop: Current Scenario in Renewable Energy, ICT and Environmental Technologies in Latin America and Europe

Public Private Partnership session:  Pitch session - Presentation of the main offerings of the participating institutions; business opportunities and cooperation

Technology brokerage: The role of large corporations in creating sustainable environments and entrepreneurs*

Public Private Partnership session: Cooperation mechanisms in Latin America and Europe - public calls and incentive programs for R& D in renewable energy , ICT and Environmental Technologies

Closing session


Co -Creation  Session for generation of new business opportunities

Training course: Crowdfunding - an alternative to finance projects and innovative companies*

Bilateral meetings




Networking Cocktail

* Sessions co-organised with ANPROTEC conference. For more information about Anprotec´s Conference: