A group of Brazilian researchers launched in September, during the Sweden Brazil Innovation Weeks 2019, the Brazilian Aerospace Research and Innovation Network (BARINet), a network to meet the technological challenges of the aerospace industry in Brazil.

Partnership between CISB and the Ignite Sweden platform will take large Brazilian companies to get to know innovative solutions by Swedish startups in October.

The eighth edition of the Brazilian-Swedish Workshop in Aeronautics hopes to expand its cooperation projects between the countries.

Akaer won the National Innovation Award, 2018/2019 edition, in the “Product Innovation” and “Organizational Innovation” category, in the Medium Enterprise modality. The Award is an Entrepreneurial Mobilization for Innovation (MEI, Mobilização Empresarial pela Inovação) initiative, carried out by the National Industry Confederation (CNI, Confederação Nacional da Indústria) and the Brazilian Micro and Small Business Support Service (SEBRAE, Serviço Brasileiro de Apoio às Micro e Pequenas Empresas).

In March, the Swedish Aeronautical Research Center (SARC) held its first initiative in Brazil, a five-day course on aircraft design, taught by the engineer Daniel P. Raymer and which had a total of 25 Brazilian participants and 25 Swedish participants.