LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Innovation Hubs and Tech Transfer Offices from top universities across South America are coming together in Sao Paulo to present their novel research and technologies in the companion animal and livestock sectors.
The first of fifteen universities showcasing their research were announced this week, including:
- UFV (Federal University of Viçosa) through their Innovation Agency, FUNARBE
- UNESP (University of Sao Paulo State) Innovation Agency
- UFMG (Federal University of Minas Gerais) Innovation Hub
- UNICAMP (University of Campinas) Innovation agency (“INOVA”)
- USP (University of Sao Paulo) Innovation Hub (“AUSPIN”)
- INTA (Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria)
- INNBIO - Plataforma de innovación biotecnológica en Concepción
The event, Animal Health Innovation Latam, aims to showcase innovations in the animal health and nutrition sectors and generate partnerships between investors, global pharma companies such as Elanco, Zoetis and MSD Animal Heath and entrepreneurial start-ups and researchers, to accelerate innovation in the region.
“There is no other event in the region that offers so many knowledge sharing and networking opportunities” - Esteban Corrales, Director at Labyes
Representatives from Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture (MAPA) will also be in attendance, taking questions on regulation standards in Brazil as well as regulatory harmonisation across Latin America. The session host, Elcio Inhe, President of SINDAN, will be joined by special guest speakers: Jose Guilherme Tollstadius Leal, Secretary of Defence for Agriculture and Livestock (SDA), Jose Ricardo Lobo, Coordinator of Veterinary Medicines, and Luna Lisboa Alves, Coordinator at MAPA.
Opening this year’s conference is an interactive discussion hosted by Elanco, their customers and partners, as they discuss their vision of the future in animal health in Latin America, and the adoption of innovative new technology in livestock.
Animal Health Innovation Latam will take place August 6-7, 2019 at in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
More information about the event and registration details can be found online here: www.animalhealthlatam.com
About Kisaco Research, the event organisers: www.kisacoresearch.com