November 7, 2022

Salvador, Bahia


9:00: GAN High Level Defense Group or HLG High Level Group meeting

Participants: Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation of Brazil (MCTI, Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation of Sweden (MEI), and other institutions; aeronautical delegation

Closed event


10am – 12pm: Visit to CIMATEC, Innovation Group

Participants: Swedish and Brazilian innovation delegations

Closed event


11:30 am: Signing of the ANPROTEC and SISP MoU (Ignite)

Organizer: MCTI and MEI

Closed event


14:00 – 16:00: Meeting of the Executive Committee on Aeronautics (Executive Committee EC)

Organizer: MCTI and MEI

Participants: Swedish Air Force Delegation, Swedish Embassy and others

Closed Event


2pm – 4pm: Visit to the naval base

Participants: Defence Delegation and Swedish Embassy

Closed event


2pm – 4pm: Visit to CIMATEC

Participants: Swedish Embassy, ​​Swedish government delegation

Closed event


2pm – 4pm: Innovation Touchpoints Meetings

Participants: Swedish Embassy, ​​Business Sweden, OSI Brasilia, Swedish Innovation Delegation, other institutions to be confirmed

Closed event

Contact Ana Carolina Bussacos Ana Carolina Bussacos | LinkedIn

17:00 – 19:00: Official opening of the 11th. Innovation Weeks Sweden Brazil: Roundtable on AI and Health

Roundtable on Artificial Intelligence & Health: 11/07, 17h, CEMCOHA

(Event held in Portuguese, with simultaneous translation into English)


Specialist on A.I. and Health: Mr. Adhvan Novais Furtado (MODERATOR)

  1. IGNITE Sweden – a part of SISP Swedish Incubators & Science Parks

Director of International Cooperation, SISP: Mr. Sasan Shaba

  1. Linköping University – LiU

Department of Computer Science and Information Science

Division of Artificial Intelligence and Integrated Systems (AIICS)

Professor Fredrik Heintz

  1. FIOCRUZ – Instituto Gonçalo Moniz

CIDACS – Data and Knowledge Integration Center for Health

Coordinator: Dr. Maurício Lima Barreto

  1. MCTI – Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation

Coordinator of the Study Group on AI Health at the Technical Committee on SD at RNP/RUTE

Dr. Edson Amaro Junior

Event open to the press and guests.

Contact: Leandro Rocha Leandro Rocha | LinkedIn


November 8, 2022

Salvador, Bahia


8:30 – 12:30: 11th Brazilian-Swedish Aeronautics Workshop

Participants: MCTI, ITA, SENAI, CIMATEC, Innovair; government representatives, researchers, specialists from large companies and other actors in the triple helix of the two countries.

Organization: CISB

Contact point: Prof. Emilia Villani (ITA), Emilia Villani | LinkedIn

More information and registration: https://www.gov.br/mcti/en/content-hub/events/11th-workshop-in-aeronautics-brazil-sweden

Open event


10am – 12pm: Steering Group of Innovation

Participants: CISB, Embassy of Sweden, OSI Brasilia, and other innovation institutions

Organizers: MCTI, MEI

Closed event


2pm – 3pm: Inauguration of the exhibition Re-Waste: how Sweden is rethinking resources

Organization: UFBA and Swedish Embassy

Location: Praça das Artes, UFBA Campus Ondina

Participants: Swedish Embassy, ​​representatives of the Swedish delegation, students and local public

Open event

Contact: Leandro Rocha Leandro Rocha | LinkedIn


3pm: Seminar on Pioneer the Possible

Location: UFBA biology department auditorium, Ondina campus

Organization: UFBA and Swedish Embassy

Participants: Swedish Embassy, ​​UFBA students and professors, representatives of the Swedish delegation, general public

Open event

Contact: Leandro Rocha Leandro Rocha | LinkedIn


14:30 – 16:00: Embrapii and Vinnova Workshop

Organization: Embrapii, Vinnova

Participants: VINNOVA, EMBRAPII, OSI Brasília, representatives of the Swedish delegation, MCTI, MRE, APEX – Brazil, Contact Points of the 5 Working Groups (Aeronautics, Mining; Bioeconomy, IA, Health) and Funding Agencies: FINEP, BNDES, FAPESP

  • Schedule:
  • 2:30 pm – EMBRAPII: New opportunities for transformative innovation at EMBRAPII
  • 15:00 – VINNOVA: Innovation enablers that can make an impact on society
  • 15:30 – Q&A
  • 16:00 – Closing

Contact: Regina Summer Regina Summer | LinkedIn

Closed event


Brasilia DF


2 pm: Bilateral meetings of the Brazilian and Swedish defense delegations

Organization: Embassy of Sweden

closed event


November 9, 2022

Goiás and São Paulo


8 am – 6 pm: Brazilian Air Force visits the Anápolis and Gavião Peixoto Air Bases.

Participants: FAB, Swedish Embassy, ​​defence delegations

Closed event



Swedish delegation visit to Campinas

  • 9 am – CNPEM (National Center for Energy and Materials Research)
  • 2 pm – Inova Unicamp Innovation Agency. Prof. Ana Frattini, Executive Director
  • 3pm – Smartness 2030: Ericsson and the University of Campinas in Partnership with support from FAPESP. Prof. Christian Rothenberg
  • 3:30pm – HIDS – International HUB for Sustainable Development.
  • 3:45pm – Presentation of the Swedish delegation
  • 4:15pm – Pitches of selected startups
  • 5pm – Visit’s conclusion

Participants: Ignite, Vinnova, RISE Bioeconomy and OSI Brasilia

Organizer: OSI Brasilia

Contact Ana Carolina Bussacos Ana Carolina Bussacos | LinkedIn

Closed event


São Paulo

2pm – 5pm: 4th Sweden Brazil Workshop on AI and Collaboration Autonomy

Organizer: CISB, SwedCham

Participants: SAAB, Ericsson, Linköping University and other interested participants to be confirmed

Event for guests





November 10, 2022

São Paulo

8 am – 1 pm: Sweden-Brazil Matchmaking – Researcher and SMEs

Organization: RISE and SENAI

  • Schedule:
  • 09:00 – 09:30 Introduction and welcome
  • 30 – 13.00 Matchmaking
  • 13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

(*Some changes can be made.)

More information and registration: Sweden-Brazil Matchmaking 2022 – Home (b2match.io)

Contact: Susanne Nylén Susanne Nylén | LinkedIn

Location: R. Surubim, 504 – 9th floor – Brooklin Novo, São Paulo, Brazil

Open event


1pm – 6pm: Sweden-Brazil Startup Matchday 2022 Follow-up

Organizer: IGNITE and CISB

Participants: Swedish startups and companies from Brazil

Contact: Sasan Shaba Sasan Shaba | LinkedIn e Filip Tideman Filip Tideman | LinkedIn

Closed event


15:00: Launch of the ESG Practices Manual for Medium and Small Companies
The Swedcham Innovation and Sustainability Committee and the Swedish Embassy in Brazil are pleased to invite you to launch the ESG Practices Manual for Medium and Small Companies, a publication that results from the joint work between companies and the Swedish Chamber.
 15:00 – Opening – Jonas Lindström – Executive Director – Swedcham
 15:05 – Introduction – Karin Vecchiatti – Project Coordinator
 15:10 – Presentation and debate with the companies:
 Alfa Laval – Gisele Lamas
 Epiroc – Georgia Silva
 Getinge – Flavia Benedito
 Husqvarna – Alexandre Venancio
 16:15 – Closing – Karin Wallensteen – Ambassador of Sweden
 RSVP until November 10th – eventos@swedcham.com.br
Open event



November 11, 2022

Conversation circle: Governance in food distribution and reuse actions.

10am to 12pm, Hybrid model: Zoom Platform


1. REALITY OF FOOD WASTE IN BRAZIL: quantitative data on food waste in Brazil and the number of people in a situation of food insecurity.


2. FOOD RECOVERY HIERARCHY: order of preference for destination of surplus food.


Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)


2.1 Reduction of surplus food: explain how it is possible to reduce the amount of surplus food.

– Culture of food waste in Brazil

– Improved inventory management, supply and demand, etc.


Discussions on CASE SAVEAD and CASE ALL4FOOD


2.2 Redistribution of surplus food

– Sale of food close to the expiration date

– Donating food to food banks and NGOs



The. What are the responsibilities of the giver and the receiver?

B. How to demystify the law



The. NGO Food Bank and Food Bank of São Paulo City Hall

B. Retail concerns about food donation


2.3 Feeding animals

– Processing food to become animal feed


2.4 Industrial uses


2.5 Composting

– Composting: demystifying the risks on composters.


2.6 Incineration and Sanitary Landfill



The. How to promote connection between all links in the chain to make it possible to reduce food waste and apply the food recovery hierarchy in a real way?

B. How can this governance take place? Which actors should take the lead in this governance?




10h: Successful Careers: DEI driving Innovation!
Diversity, Equality and Inclusion have become essential corporate guidelines worldwide.  And the best workplaces are being chosen by the talent of diverse and inclusive teams, naturally more agile and better equipped to their potential in transforming corporate strategies into successful competitive advantages;  in an era in which the ability to innovate has become critical.
Sylmara Lacerda (Head of HR for Latin America at HUSQVARNA) and Flávia Vieira (Director of HR & HSE South America at VALMET), will bring us a differentiated and inspiring view on these topics and their impact on current career development, sharing their perspectives and experiences in a dynamic panel with guest contributors from their organizations.
Rua Oscar Freire, 379 cj 121
RSVP: until November 10th – eventos@swedcham.com.br
Open event