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.


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.


Cintia Lucci

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 in Paris.

Thiago Martins

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.