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In an increasingly competitive and globalized world, innovation represents an important role for the success of businesses and for the development of any country. Thus, the Brazilian Government has been carrying out important actions to improve the national innovation environment and through these initiatives, important Global R&D Centers have been installed in Brazil.

Brazil is now the seventh largest economy in the world and the fifth country to receive more foreign investments; Brazil has been increasing its investments in technological infrastructure, in the qualification of its professionals and improving continuously the legal framework and instruments to encourage innovation.

On this site you will find information about what Brazil has to offer to companies interested in installing their R&D centers in the country. In addition, the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) offers a customized service providing market information, national legislation linked to innovation, types of financial aid.

The service is articulated, involving other federal bodies related to innovation, such as the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade - MDIC, the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation - MCTI, the National Bank for Economic and Social Development - BNDES, the Brazilian Innovation Agency-FINEP, the National Council of Scientific and Technological Development - CNPq, among others.