About Instituto Venturi Para Estudos Ambientais

      The Instituto Venturi for Environmental Studies is a non-profit organization that aims to point economically viable solutions for environmental issues for companies, governments and local communities. It does so by compiling technical and scientific studies, conducting research, producing educational materials and organizing workshops on several sustainability-related topics.

      Over the years, the Instituto Venturi has focused its actions to help organizations and companies, public and private, in the adjustment of its production processes at higher levels of environmental quality as a result of the improvements made by the adoption of technologies and practices cleaner.

      The eleventh edition of the International Forum on Solid Waste consolidates ours vocation to the struggle for a society whose actions are environmentally friendly, in safe and fair conditions for its stakeholders, while considering its necessary economic gains.


      About Unisinos/Escola Politécnica

      At 45, Unisinos is among the largest private universities in Brazil, with about 30,000 students in undergraduate, graduate and extension in the presence modalities and EAD. The university prides itself on its ability to be innovative. With current methods and use of new technologies, is attentive to the contemporary world and the transformation without, however, giving up their original values.

      In pursuit of technological inflection and internationalization, Unisinos begins to take important steps to create an institutional identity of knowledge. One is the concept of schools. Within the strategic planning Unisinos, schools have an extremely important role, which is meeting in the same orientation, the different courses which comprise the six areas of the university.

      The Polytechnic School connects the different technological areas, Engineering, Information Technology, architecture, geology and biology, to promote, as one of its strategic projects, environmental entrepreneurship, with the completion of major projects in partnership with companies and government agencies, focused on sustainable development as part of its 3 levels of training of human resources, graduate, postgraduate and specializations. In this sense, the partnership with the Instituto Venturi in the search for environmental solutions, technological, and economic with respect to solid waste generation, in a perspective of interdisciplinarity, is undoubtedly a key way to achieve a more sustainable planet for present and future generations.


      About UnB/Lacis

      The University of Brasilia was inaugurated on April 21, 1962 and is among the best universities in Brazil. It currently has 2,445 teachers, technical and administrative 2,630 and 28,570 regular students and 6,304 graduate. It consists of 26 institutes and colleges and 21 specialized research centers. It offers 109 undergraduate courses, 31 and 10 the night away. There are still 147 postgraduate courses sensu lato and 22 specializations.

      The UnB is organized by area of expertise in academic units are departments that develop teaching, research and extension. It is up to each of these units set guidelines, organize and manage their actions autonomously and under the general supervision of the Rector. The Academic Units of UNB include colleges, institutes, centers, cores and undergraduate teaching labs and graduate students, distributed between the four university campuses.

      The Laboratory of the Built Environment, Inclusion and Sustainability (Lacis) was conceived in 2004 as a partnership between (CDS / UNB) and the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism (FAU / UNB). The Lacis aims to research, teaching and extension with a mission to be a creative laboratory, testing and sharing technologies and methodologies with a focus on innovation and sustainability of the built environment, considering the collaborative networks, social inclusion, environmental education and the strengthening of industries learning system and other organizations.


      About Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná

      The Federal Technological University of Paraná (UTFPR) is the first so named in Brazil and, therefore, has a somewhat different history from other universities. The Institution was not created and, rather, transformed from the Federal Center of Technological Education of Paraná (Cefet-PR). As the origin of this center is the School of Apprentice Crafts, founded in 1909, UTFPR inherited a long and expressive trajectory in professional education.

      UTFPR's main focus is graduation, postgraduate and extension. It offers 100 top technology courses, bachelor's degrees (among them engineering) and licentiate's degrees. The consolidation of undergraduate education encourages graduate growth, with more than 90 specialization courses, 40 stricto sensu postgraduate programs, with master's and doctoral courses, as well as hundreds of research groups.

      With wide coverage in Paraná, UTFPR has 13 campuses in the State and intends to expand this performance. Currently, UTFPR's workforce is 2,549 teachers and 1,176 technical-administrative staff. The number of regular students in technical, undergraduate and postgraduate courses exceeds 32 thousand.


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