One of the few certainties in the world to come is that the need for innovation and collaboration will be greater than ever. In different areas, the challenges will arise leading humanity on a path of knowledge exchange in pursuit of common goals.

In this issue we bring an exclusive interview with Dr Linnea Selegard, Material Engineer at Saab AB and Adjunct Senior Lecturer at Linköping University, and responsible for conducting joint research with Brazil in the field of materials.

EMBRAPII and VINNOVA are receiving proposals for joint RD&I projects between Brazilian and Swedish actors in any area of knowledge.

The network was born from the need to accelerate the various initiatives of regional actors in the Brazilian Innovation Ecosystem, connecting volunteer professionals and their institutions in this joint effort of the technical-scientific and industrial innovation community.

CNPq (Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development), MCTIC (Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication) and the Ministry of Health will allocate 50 million Brazilian reais for research on the coronavirus.