Cintia Lucci and Adriano Alves Ferreira

Vaccine Production adaptations for the Covid-19 pandemic at Instituto Butantan

Cintia Lucci is Strategic Projects Director at Fundação Butantan. She has a master’s degree in economy by Universidade de São Paulo and MSc in Philosophy by Université Paris 1 Panthéon- Sorbonne.
Currently, she is a researcher in Neurosciences at École Normale Supérieure em Paris.

Adriano Alves Ferreira has MsC in biotechnology by the University of São Paulo and more than 17 years of experience in development and production of vaccines. He acts directly in industrial development with focus in process automation, production plant specification, immunobiologics production equipment, advanced therapies and aseptic vaccine handling.

Raul Gonzalez Lima

Rapid Manufacturing Lung Ventilator: the ``INSPIRE`` Experience

Raul Gonzalez Lima is Full Professor at the University of São Paulo and has a doctorate in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He is co-founder of Timpel SA, a company that produces equipment that monitors the lungs at bedside and helps in the optimization of pulmonary ventilation. He is Honored Professor in the year 2020 by Association of Engineers of the Polytechnic School (AEP), and Personality of Technology 2020 in Health by the Union of Engineers of the State of São Paulo. He is currently Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department and Coordinator of the INSPIRE Project – an emergency pulmonary ventilator. In 2021 he was awarded with the Armando Sales Oliveira Medal, given by the University of São Paulo.

Pablo Roberto Fava

The response to Covid-19 and new circumstances for production

Pablo Roberto Fava started his career in 1996 as an intern at Siemens Argentina. In March 2020 he became Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Siemens Brazil. He is Director of the German-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce and Industry of São Paulo (AHK) and of the Brazilian Association of Machinery and Equipment Industry (ABIMAQ). He is a Member of the Leaders Committee of the National Confederation of Industries and of the Leaders Committee for Business Mobilization for Innovation (CNI/ MEI), and Member of the Board of Directors of the Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development (CEBDS). He holds a degree in electromechanical engineering from Universidad Tecnológica Nacional (UTN), and an MBA in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

Rodrigo Silvestre

Innovation challenges in health sector and the perspectives to Unified Health System (SUS) in Brazil.

Rodrigo Silvestre is currently chief economist and owner of the company Daemon Planning and Control. He was Director of the Industrial Complex and Innovation in Health (DECIIS) at the Secretariat of Science, Technology and Strategic Inputs (SCTIE) of the Ministry of Health. He was also Industrial Director of the Paraná Institute of Technology (Tecpar). The main areas of interest in research are industrial policies based on innovation, economic development, health economics and collective health, intelligent control theory, artificial intelligence and international technological cooperation.

Thiago Martins and Adriano Pinter

Building a State observer for the Covid-19 epidemy at the state of São Paulo

Thiago Martins is Assistant Professor at Universidade de São Paulo and has a doctorate in Engineering by Universidade de São Paulo. His research verses on inverse problems and non-convex optimization.

Adriano Pinter is Doctor in experimental epidemiology applied to zoonoses by University of São Paulo. Currently researcher at the center for endemic control of the São Paulo State Government and advisor for the public health program of the University of São Paulo’ Public Health School.