Innovation ecosystems are at the heart of thriving economies. Developed countries such as the United States, Germany and Israel, to name only a few, are known globally for having ecosystems that propel the creation of high value-adding businesses across different sectors.
A crucial question imposes itself in this context: How can innovation ecosystems be created and expanded in Brazil? The answer to this question holds the promise that the gap between poor and rich countries will not continue to widen indefinitely.
This is the backdrop to our course. You will learn about the state of the art of innovation ecosystems, but, most importantly, you will be able to see how such realities have been taking shape in the Brazilian context. Brazil’s economic, social and institutional contexts are complex and present challenges for entrepreneurial and innovation initiatives, as well as offering great potential for development. Successful examples exist and have been leading the dash toward innovation ecosystem development in the country.
In this course, you will:
Learn the basics of innovation ecosystems and their specificities regarding the institutional context of a developing country.
Discuss the current state and development of Brazilian innovation ecosystems with prominent researchers.
Meet successful entrepreneurs whose startups are embedded in local innovation ecosystems.
Have the opportunity to network with researchers and practitioners from different parts of the world.
Innovation Ecosystems (InEcS) in Brazil
Collaboration in the context of Brazilian InEcSs
Intensive knowledge-based entrepreneurship in Brazil
Either hold a bachelor’s degree or be in the last year of an undergraduate course.
Understand spoken and written English.
This course is designed for:
Undergraduate and graduate students, professors, researchers, professionals and policymakers who are interested in innovation ecosystems.
Sobre o professor(a)
Bruno Brandão Fischer - http://lattes.cnpq.br/6374766088702765
Diego Antonio Bittencourt Marconatto - http://lattes.cnpq.br/9626677883636081
Douglas Wegner - http://lattes.cnpq.br/1623033647698028
Janaina Ruffoni Trez - http://lattes.cnpq.br/6932170700672349
Kadigia Faccin - http://lattes.cnpq.br/9096213182112205
Luciana Maines da Silva - http://lattes.cnpq.br/5057065195398465
Know Moodle, the virtual learning environment of Unisinos - https://www.moodle.unisinos.br/
A certificate of participation will be issued to all who attend the course.
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