The Swedish university Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH) become a new CISB member. The proposal is to establish student exchange and expand the cooperation with Brazilian institutions to other sectors.

AEL System is a new CISB member. The membership aims to promote new collaborations with other associates who already work with R&D.

One of the pressing challenges faced by urban areas is related to solid waste management. Approximately 70% of the global waste is generated in cities. A significant share of this waste is organic, and can be part of an overall circular cycle.

Now the CISB newsletter has a new session: Women in Science, Technology & Innovation. Each edition will feature an exclusive interview with great women from the world of Science and Innovation. Inaugurating the session, we present Alessandra Holmo, Material Engineer and current CISB Managing Director.

All the work developed by CISB - Swedish-Brazilian Research and Innovation Center - for the Open Innovation Learning Week in Sweden 2018 (OILW) was crucial to the great success of the edition, which took place from November 5 to 9, in 4 Swedish cities.