In March, the Swedish Aeronautical Research Center (SARC) held its first initiative in Brazil, a five-day course on aircraft design, taught by the engineer Daniel P. Raymer and which had a total of 25 Brazilian participants and 25 Swedish participants.

CISB has another new member: Suzano S.A., a company resulting from the merger between Suzano Papel e Celulose and Fibria. The organization is already recognized as a global leader in the eucalyptus pulp production, and is one of the largest paper manufacturers in Latin America.

The Technological Magazine Minapim News seeks to disseminate global technologies in the state of the art for Latin America, although its readers are in different parts of the world. With Portuguese, English and Spanish versions, it aims to spread the knowledge without language barriers.

In 2015, Saab announced the selection of AEL as the new supplier in Brazil and both also signed a contract for the transfer of technology. AEL was selected to provide the Wide Area Display (WAD), the Head-Up Display (HUD) and the Helmet Mounted Display (HMD), which will be integrated into the Brazilian Gripen, as part of the F-X2 contract.

In September, CISB will promote a new edition of the Open Innovation Learning Week in Sweden, in which interested parties will be able to get a closer look at the secrets that make the Scandinavian country one of the most innovative in the world.