MINAS GERAIS’ OVERVIEW: BIOTECHNOLOGY . Belo Horizonte. Brasília. Rio de Janeiro. São Paulo. Minas Gerais - Main figures. TERRITORY . 587,000 Km2 . Larger than countries such as France, Sweden, and Spain. ECONOMY . In 2009, increase was 7.5% (FJP) . G DP: US$ 143 billion
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Rio de Janeiro
. 587,000 Km2
. Larger than countries such as France, Sweden, and Spain
. In 2009, increase was 7.5% (FJP)
. GDP: US$ 143 billion
. Exports: 2011 – US$ 41,3 bi
. Second largest industrial park of the country
. A leader in Brazil for mining, metallurgy, coffee, dairy, biotechnology, engineering, management,consultancy,etc.
. Population: around 20.0 million inhabitants
. Children at school: 2,6 million
. 18 thousand elementary schools
. 265.000 km of roads (23.000km paved)
. 5,329 km of railways
. 66 airports – 1 international and industrial
. 18,5% of total energy generation in Brazil
. Broad telecom network: 4,15M fixed lines and 8,8M mobile lines
Knowledge is responsible for 55% ofthe world capital.
Organization for EconomicCooperationandDevelopment (OECD)
Structutring Project: Biotechnology Cluster
Source: State Secretariat of Science, Technology and Higher Education - SECTES
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SEBRAE - MG
CPqRR – FiocruzMnas
Patents in BiotechnologyArea
Attraction of R&DCenters
Politic of Attraction of R&D Centers
Attraction of Enterprises: articulation of the key players involved in the attraction of R & D centers for the state of Minas Gerais
Proactive action in fund raising and establishment of international partnerships in order to support the development of Science, Technology, Innovation and Higher Education in Minas Gerais.
Dr. Roberto Machado Silva
Mobile: 31 9967-5998