Presentation on theme: "Technology Collaboration in Brazil"— Presentation transcript:
1 Technology Collaboration in Brazil July 2011James Faroppa
2 Introduction BG on Technology Brasil Proposition Recognise new solutions drive industry performanceApplied innovator strategyInvestment in Brazil R&D in partnership with ANPBrasil PropositionBrasil 15th in the world in relevant scientific productionGlobally recognised R&D in:Deep-water drillingBio-fuelsFarmingAviationRelative Citation Index
3 BG Group Global Technology Centre Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBG Group Global Technology CentreFront view
4 BG Group Global Technology Centre Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBG Group Global Technology CentreNorth view
5 BG Group Global Technology Centre Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBG Group Global Technology CentreInternal view
6 BG Group Global Technology Centre Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBG Group Global Technology CentreEast view
7 Located in the “Energy City – Rio de Janeiro” OverviewDeliver Brazil R&D investmentsBased at UFRJEngine for delivery of Group wide technology valueMilestonesGTC completed 2013Rio de Janeiro Federal University campus hosts a number of companies
8 Working with Universities Our beliefs:University innovation is vital to industryLeading research is the intellectual stimulus to attract the bestEducation and advancement are interlinkedJoint benefits in partnershipLeverage scarce talent
9 Working with Universities What we will provide :Long-term relationshipsInvestment of time and commitmentFreedom to publish resultsShared benefitsApplied researchInteresting and challenging problemsGood dataIndustry partnersRelationship based on contacts not contracts
10 BG Group Institutes – Links with Academia Partnership between BG and Universitycirca. 10 in BrazilEach institute will address a specific technology needInstitute will have an external university partnerFundamental research delivery mechanismBG / ANP may fund infrastructure, equipment and research staff salariesAspires to be a globally recognised.
11 Creating BG Group Institutes – what we look for External UniversityLeading research expertise in an area relevant to BG’s challengesGenuinely inter-disciplinaryExperienced with industrial partnerships and collaborative researchDemographically viable – is position sustainableBrazilian UniversityAspiration to grow a collaborative research capabilityUnderstanding that academia and industry aims are differentEducational support
12 BG Technology Hubs Focussed technology programme Existing Building PotentialWater ManagementOnshore LogisticsCSGSafety and Asset IntegrityApplied Carbonate TechnologyHPHT developmentImproved and enhanced recoveryCarbon management and gas utilisationAdvanced geophysical imagingDeepwater developmentsShale gasFocussed technology programme
13 Sustainable Innovation: Research – Training Nexus BGIPost graduates studiesTertiary educationSupporting STEM teachingWidening accessLeading researchBuild focussed trainingCollaborative, internationally renownedTalent developmentBuild capabilitiesOutreach"Supporting STEM teaching"Background: Supporting teachers' training to support better teaching of STEM competencies and subjects (mainly secondary, but possibly also primary education)Widening access"Background: Supporting pupils attending public sector schools in specific geographical areas to acquire STEM competencies and skills to increase their chances and motivations to pursue STEM related university courses.CompetenciesAbility and Motivation
14 Fellowship Programme Joint effort between: BG Brazil National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq)Ministry of Science and Technology (MCT)Partnership will fund up to 450 international fellowships over next 8 yearsBG will identify and fund :Industrial fellowships and placements outside of Brazil for Brazilian studentsAcademic placements outside of Brazil for Brazilian studentsAttract world-leading academic talent into technology institutes in BrazilWorld-class researchers to teach and coordinate research in Brazil.A network of BG institutes will be created within Brazilian universities.
15 tomorrow’s technology in today’s assets BG Group Technologytomorrow’s technology in today’s assets