bol30 mat05Linnaeus University is the newest CISB partner. The proposal is to establish a students and teacher exchange with Brazilian institutions, in addition to approaching universities and companies in Brazil.

bol30 mat06In November, CISB will promote the Open Innovation Learning Week in Sweden, where interested parties can get to know the secrets that make the Scandinavian country the second most innovative in the world, in person.

bol29 mat01The many accomplishments of the 7th CISB Annual Meeting included a schedule of visits by professor Ragnar Larsson to Brazil. Full professor at the Chalmers University of Technology, the professor got a first-hand view of the research being conducted at a number of Brazilian universities in the area of graphene.

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Professor Semida Silveira from KTH, launch book targeted for Brazilian students and young researchers.

In a globalized world, international experience is an essential condition for a long-rage career. The opportunity of studding abroad and living a new cultural context can change your life experience, career and development. “Pelo mundo afora” approaches exactly this subject. The work was recently launched in Brazil by Professor Semida Silveira from KTH Royal Institute of Technology ( and supported by CISB. The book is based on her experience and contact she has had with students from all over the world. It was written in Portuguese, specifically targeted for Brazilian students and young researcher, and it has a preface by Professor Evaldo Vilela, FAPEMIG president.

The “Pelo mundo afora” focus is the personal and professional achievement of those who are look for an international career. The author shows that this search can be seen in a cultural, social and institutional context, which increases its impact. As a result, the experience becomes a landmark in the professional and also personal development.

This book is a guide for young students and researchers who are ready to go out around the world searching the excellence. The book will help many young Brazilian professionals develop a new step in their career, what will certainly impact the country.

Visit the “Pelo mundo afora” page on Facebook and give your advice:

bol29 mat01Event held at PUC-Rio brought together representatives from industry, academy and government, providing a unique opportunity for dialogue and greater insight into the Swedish triple helix approach in Sweden.