Everything you need to know about the AIT 2017 (and the camp week video!)

Academia-Industry Training Brazil 2017 – Fourth Edition

Academia-Industry Training Brazil 2017 connected promising researchers-entrepreneurs with the industry to develop the market application of their high-level research. The program not only encourages international researchers to work together and share best practices, but also to understand new markets and exploit synergies.

AIT gives a substantial introduction to entrepreneurship featuring workshops in business plan writing, market-entry scenarios, funding strategies and pitching classes as well as a thorough understanding of Brazilian and Swiss market opportunities.

Know the AIT 2017 Swiss and Brazilian scientrepreneurs

Read the AIT 2017 daily journal, written by one participant

AIT Camp 2017 Week Program

What is the Academia-Industry Training?

Check out the AIT Fourth Edition video:


The Latin-American-Swiss Research Center of the University of St.Gallen (CLS HSG) is the Leading House for the Latin American Region, including Switzerland’s bilateral science & technology cooperation programme with Brazil.


Along with individual science and technology counselors around the world, swissnex Brazil works on behalf of Switzerland to promote science, education, art and innovation.


Venturelab is a platform developing high level entrepreneurial programs for high-tech startups on a Swiss and international scope, in partnership with academic and industry partners. 


The Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovations and Communications (MCTIC) exerts its strategic functions, promoting research and studies that result in the generation of knowledge and new technologies, and in the creation of products, processes, management and national patents.


The Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) main duties are to promote scientific and technological research and to encourage the formation of Brazilian researchers.