Technology Development in Brazil

Brazil and Norway are continuously increasing cooperation on innovation and technology development within the oil and gas sector.

Published: 22 April 2013

Event: Brazilian – Norwegian seminar on innovation in the oil and gas sector
Time: 14 and 15 May 2013
Location: Espaço Cultural FINEP, Rio de Janeiro

Norwegian companies now have the opportunity to participate in the first meeting chaired by both Innovation Norway and Financiadora de Estudos e Projetos (FINEP), who invite Norwegian and Brazilian companies to cooperate on technology development.

A number of Brazilian companies seeking cooperation on technology development have already been identified. Download description of Brazilian companies attending the seminar (pdf).

The seminar opens with an orientation by Petrobras and Statoil about the need for new solutions, followed by business to business meetings. On the second seminar day, FINEP and Innovation Norway will present their financing mechanisms.

Download the seminar agenda. Please note that the agenda is preliminary, but the dates are confirmed.

FINEP is in many ways Innovation Norway’s sister organization in Brazil. They support technology projects in Brazilian companies, the same way that Innovation Norway does for Norwegian companies.


Register by filling out the attached form (pdf) and return it to Renata Costa Prado, Innovation Norway, Register as soon as possible to prepare the Brazilian companies.

If you have already identified a Brazilian company you would like to meet during the event please contact Mrs. Monica Andrade, FINEP,

Need further information?

For further information about the workshop, please contact Renata Costa Prado, Project Manager Latin America, Innovation Norway/Royal Norwegian Consulate General,