To present a proposal for development in the areas of science, technology and innovation, the government of Acre, through the Secretariat of Industry, Science and Technology (Seict), promoted this Friday, the 20th, a meeting in Palácio Rio Branco with key institutions of government, teaching and research in the country.
During the meeting, the director of Seict, Assurbanipal Mesquita, presented the benefits and feasibility of developing the project, which also consists of the creation of a technology park.
“We can’t waste time, so let’s put this project into action, because we have a lot of potential and together we can develop great business, encouraging research and development and creating jobs for our residents,” said Governor Gladson Camille.
This meeting aims to integrate all the efforts of institutions, as each of them has potential, a proposal, and together we will work on building a policy for the development of science, technology and innovation for the country. The technology district will harmonize the actions of these entities in order to develop and stimulate new companies and businesses, and in the future it will have a space that provides employment opportunities”, adds the Seict President.
Regarding the benefits to the academic and research scope, the Dean of Research and Postgraduate Studies at the Federal University of Acre, Margarida Carvalho, explains: “The university alone cannot make things happen, so it is very important for us to have a conversation with the state, government and institutions involved in the subject. And we will be able to on drawing up a technical plan where everyone can contribute so that we have a more advanced country, attracting industry and trade as a key point.”
Secretary of Planning and Management, CEL. Ricardo Brandao points out: “The idea is to be able to come together to discuss the possibilities of investment, development and economic growth through innovation and technology. We were very pleased that the portfolios provided support for this process, directing all departments to participate, so we see that the country today has a differentiated potential to generate employment and income from In a very important field for society, which is science and technology.
At the end of the meeting, it was agreed to establish an intersectoral group to discuss the creation of a sectoral plan in the field of technology and from this plan to start implementing the activities in practice.
The meeting was attended by State Vice President Jose Pestin, President of the State Court of Auditors (TCE), Ronald Polanco, President of the Confederation of Industries (Fieac), Jose Adriano Ribeiro, President of the Acre Business Agency (ANAC), Ivillando Accad, Idivan Azevedo, Minister of Production and Agribusiness (CIPA) , the Secretary of Planning and Administration (SIPLAG), Ricardo Brandao, and the Secretary of the Civil Police, José Enrique Maciel. Representatives of the Acre Technology Foundation (Funtac), the Institute of Social Education (ISE), the Ministry of the Treasury (Sefaz), the National Service for Industrial Learning (Senai), the Brazilian Support Service for Micro and Small Enterprises (Sebrae), the Public Ministry of Acre (MPAC), the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa), Federations of Acre Industries, Eletrobras, Federation of Trade (Fecomércio).
Also involved were members of the teaching and research institutions, Institute of Professional and Technological Education (Iepetec), Federal University of Acre (Ufac), Centro Universitário do Norte (Uninorte), Centro Universitário U: VERSE, Instituto Federal do Acre (Ifac), Institute of Applied Economic Research (Ipea), College of President Antonio Carlos (Fapac), National Research Institute of the Amazon (Inpa).