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Clean Tech in Mining Trade Mission to Brazil

NOTE: This opportunity has expired or is an event which has already taken place.

Date: October 29-November 01, 2018
Venue: to be determined
Location: Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Target Audience: Canadian Clean Tech companies with innovative solutions for the mining sector
Sector: Clean Technologies, Mining

Over the past several months, the Trade Commissioners responsible for the Mining and Clean Tech sectors in Brazil have visited the largest mining companies in the country, as well as various engineering service companies active in this sector, in order to uncover the main opportunities that exist for clean tech solutions in mining in Brazil.

Numerous opportunities were uncovered for Canadian companies offering innovative clean technologies for the mining sector.

Canadian companies with solutions related to water and wastewater, energy (energy-efficiency, renewable energy, energy storage), waste management, tailings management, soil remediation, dust and noise control, and other areas related to the mining sector, are invited to take part in this trade mission.

The program will include seminars, pre-arranged B2B meetings, networking opportunities, and a site visit.

On June 19, a webinar was organized for Canadian companies in order to present an overview of Brazil’s mining sector and to provide a taste of the opportunities available for innovative Canadian Clean Tech companies offering solutions for the mining sector. Companies interested in listening to a recording of this webinar or in taking part in this trade mission are encouraged to contact the Trade Commissioners (names and contact details below).

Why your organization should participate:

  • Compare your product/service with international competitors
  • Develop a first-hand understanding of the opportunities and challenges of doing business in foreign markets
  • Gain insights and market intelligence
  • Increase visibility of your product or service
  • Meet academic or research entities
  • Meet key commercial entities, industry players, and potential buyers, investors and/or partners
  • Meet key regulatory bodies
  • Participate in networking events
  • Participate in pre-organized business to business meetings
  • Pitch your product /service to selected audiences
  • Receive on-the-ground assistance from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

  • Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service
  • Business-to-business meetings
  • Networking event
  • Product pitch to select audiences
  • Seminar
  • Site visits

The Trade Commissioners, Franz Brandenberger and Patrick Courcelles specializing in Brazil’s Mining and Clean Tech sectors respectively, can provide information on this and other local events that you are considering, as well as advice on business development in the region. Services from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service are offered free of charge to Canadian companies and organizations.


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