Mar/08
How to feed 10 billion?

How to feed 10 billion? Brazilian enterprises with MIT connections take a stab at answering the question.

Wednesday, March 8th 2017
E51-325
4:30-6:00pm

A conversation about innovative enterprises that came out of Brazil + MIT collaboration (a sustainable fertilizer and aerospace technology, AI, robotics and sensors to connect farmers with their fields).

4:30-5:30pm The cases of Elio Tecnologia and Advanced Potash Technologies
Speakers:
- Philip Wender, Director of Advanced Potash Technologies, a joint enterprise between the Brazilian firm Terrativa and the Allanore Lab at MIT.
- Luciano Siqueira de Araujo, Founder and CEO of Elio Tecnologia, an awarded startup at MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp 2014.
Moderator: Rosabelli Coelho-Keyssar, MISTI MIT-Brazil Managing Director.

5:30-6:00pm Info session: MISTI Brazil summer opportunities for MIT students. (hosts include: Elio Tecnologia in Sao Paulo, B2W Digital, the first pilot of the Global Start up Labs in Brazil and many more).