Event, promoted by the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, takes place on 2 and 3 May, in Portugal
This week, the rector of Feevale University, Cleber Prodanov, and the Director of International and Institutional Relations, Paula Casari Cundari, will represent Brazil at the III Meeting of Internationalization of Companies (PPIN), in Portugal. Held by the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (IPL), feevale's partner in the Iberian Peninsula, the event takes place on May 2 and 3, at the Business Association of the Region of Leiria (Nerlei). Other European and African partners will also participate.
During the meeting, the best model will be discussed to be able to advance the cooperation between the innovation ecosystems of Brazil and Portugal, promoting the integration between the environments of the two institutions together with the networks already formed. Feevale will participate in two panels that aim to highlight the relationship between universities and companies and the role of internationalization networks for their development.
Check out the events (Times of Portugal):
- May 2, at 15:00: Knowledge transfer: higher education institutions and their role in the international connection with feevale rector Cleber Prodanov.
- May 3, at 12:00 pm: The integration of ecosystems enhancing the internationalization of companies, with the Director of International and Institutional Relations of Feevale, Paula Casari Cundari.
Event aims to systematize cooperation methodology between countries
The internationalization meetings of companies are promoted by the Portugal Polytechnics International Network (PPIN), a collaborative project that aims to strengthen the internationalization of polytechnic higher education Portuguese. The events aim to show potential international markets and local representative entities the conditions and infrastructure so that companies are articulated for international recognition through innovation.
The III Meeting of Internationalization of Companies provides for the establishment of an effective collaboration with the business fabric, focusing on eight target markets, Brazil being one of them. At the end of the event, it is expected to systematize a cooperation methodology and define the next steps of the connection actions, such as: creation of a network of ambassadors, holding of events, promotion of networking and development of internationalization events, among others. More information can be found on the www.ipleiria.pt.
Feevale and the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria have been partners since 2009 in teaching, research, extension courses and innovation – the two institutions contribute to teacher and student mobility in the areas of accessibility, inclusion, design, management and entrepreneurship, among others, as well as in double-degree programs.
The IPL is a Public Higher Education Institution that began its activity in 1980. It is present in the region of Leiria and West through its five higher schools, located in the cities of Leiria (Higher School of Education and Social Sciences, Higher School of Technology and Management and Higher School of Health), Caldas da Rainha (Higher School of Arts and Design) and Peniche (Higher School of Tourism and Technology of the Sea). Politécnico de Leiria is an institution that bets on innovative and quality processes that differentiate it from other higher education institutions.