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AIT Brazil’s 9th Academia-Industry Training Program

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Application Deadline:  07/11/2022
About Opportunity

AIT Brazil’s 9th Academia-Industry Training is officially open! The AIT Brazil is an initiative by the Leading House for the Latin American Region and swissnex in Brazil. It consists of a training camp in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, and a second training camp in Switzerland.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a Swiss citizen or foreigner with a residence permit
  • Have minimum a Master’s degree in any area of scientific knowledge
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Provide a Curriculum Vitae
  • Be affiliated to a Swiss University, University of Applied Science, or research institute

Application Procedure

The AIT aims to transform high-level applied research into market applications. Entry is awarded on a competitive basis to selected projects with entrepreneurial potential.

The AIT will provide the opportunity to network at an international level, to foster new partnerships and collaborations, and to have access to an emerging market.

The AIT, whose goal is to connect Swiss researcher-entrepreneurs with their Brazilian peers, consists of two phases: a training camp in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo predominantly organized by Swissnex in Brazil (November 7-11, 2022), and a second training camp in Switzerland (March 20-24, 2023) headed by the Leading House. This is the 9th cycle of the AIT, running from June 2022 to May 2023. 10 Swiss startups will be chosen for the camps in Brazil and Switzerland.

Official Website: AIT Brazil’s 9th Academia-Industry Training Program

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