9:30h Relationship & Investments in Startups (Panel)* 

Newton M. Campos, Country Director, Brazil at IE University 

Rosario Cannata, Executive Manager at EDP Ventures 

Mateus Berlt Jarros, Corporate Venture Capital Manager at Gerdau 

Mateus de Abreu, Digital Strategies & Business Director at Empresas Randon  


10:00h Funding Opportunities for Startups (Panel)* 

Newton Hamatsu, Innovation Superintendent at FINEP (Moderator) 

Camila Vargas, Founding Partner at BioIn Biotecnologia 

Marcos Vinícius Romani, Commercial Director at Akron Sistemas 

Luis Canabarro Cunha, CEO at Inbeauty Brasil 


10:30h GRANPAL: The Landcape of Opportunities (Panel)* 

Marcello Vernet de Bertrand, Executive Director of GRANPAL 

Luiz Ariano Zaffalon, Mayor of Gravataí 

Ary José Vanazzi, Mayor of São Leopoldo 

Sebastião Melo, Mayor of Porto Alegre / President at GRANPAL 

Rodrigo Battistella, Mayor of Nova Santa Rita 


 11:15 Innovation for sustainability (Keynote)* 

André Luz de Godoy, Vice-President & Managing Director at FINEP 


 11:30h Human & Tech Teaming Up to Make the Real Sstate Market More Dynamic (Panel)* 

Fabiano Passuelo Hessel, Professor, Research in IoT & Token Economics at PUCRS 

Alexandre Ferraz, Marketing Vice-President at Loft 

Jardel Cardoso, CEO at Credpago & Vice-President of Institutional Relations at Loft Group’s 

Felipe Engel, CEO at Foxter  


12:00h Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (Panel)* 

Sergio Pereira, Chemical Engineer at CORSAN 

Jean Carlo Flores Bordin, Business, Innovation & Relationship Director at CORSAN 

Gustavo Rafael Collere Possetti, Research and Innovation Manager at Sanepar 

Fabricio Lira, Brazilian Ecosystem Director at IBM