bol30 not01The first workshop of the Center for Convergence of Santa Catarina in Aerospace Technologies (SC2C.Aero) marks the end of the one year work cycle, in the search for gathering and identifying new competencies in the area. The activities are ongoing and a new phase will begin in the second half of 2018.

bol30 not01Akaer and four other Brazilian institutions hold the first workshop in the country on additive manufacture (3D printer) in the field of metals, a theme that is already revolutionizing the industry and promises to generate enormous impact in the coming years. The meeting is part of a broad program of bilateral collaboration between Brazilians and Swedes.

bol30 not01Akaer Group, formed by enterprises of development and technology integration, has acquired an equity stake in Troya, one of the most important tooling supplier and Embraer’s jet platforms, becoming the company’s controlling shareholder.

bol30 not01On 22 May, Scania hosted the Sustainable Transport Forum 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. The event brought together some of the world’s most influential thought leaders and decision makers. Former US Vice President Al Gore and former Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Christiana Figueres were among the keynote speakers.

bol30 not01On 31 January, the Aeronautics Institute of Technology (ITA), launched the Habitas Project, which consider the refurbish of two buildings of the Department of Aerospace Science and Technology, in São José dos Campos (SP) – Niemeyer House and House of Culture & Sustainability -, and aims to prove the socioeconomic advantages of a sustainable refurbish with regard to the current construction industry modus operandi.