Canadian Brazilian AgriTech Mission

Performance Plants and Canadian-Brazilian AgriTech Mission

The AgriTech Mission to Brazil will take place from May 1st - May 6th, 2017. Dr. Yafan Huang, President and CSO, Performance Plants Inc. (PPI) and the Global Affairs Canada (GAC) through the Consulate General of Canada in Sao Paulo and the National Research Council Industrial Research Assistance program (NRC-IRAP) will be in the cities of Ribeirao Preto, Piracicaba and Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The AgriTech Mission to Brazil will take place from May 1st - May 6th, 2017.  Dr. Yafan Huang, President and CSO, Performance Plants Inc. (PPI) and the Global Affairs Canada (GAC) through the Consulate General of Canada in Sao Paulo and the National Research Council Industrial Research Assistance program (NRC-IRAP) will be in the cities of Ribeirao Preto, Piracicaba and Sao Paulo, Brazil.   "The AgriTech Mission Objective is to establish industrial R&D collaboration and  co-development opportunities in the AgriTech sector between Canadian and Brazilian companies leading to future commercial benefits for Canada and Brazil."  (The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service).

Industry focused, the mission is a "growing with tech" opportunity.  Dr. Yafan Huang, is pleased to be a member of the Canadian delegate team with the AgriTech mission.  The mission program aligns with PPI's award winning global commercialization strategies and expectations of success.  We welcome the opportunity to advance technology and relations with Brazilian partners as we have successfully done with our Asian Pacific partners (Mahyco, Biocentury and DBN). 

The trade event is considered the largest trade event in Latin America for technologies and equipment, bringing together industry and research organizations . For more information visit www.agrishow.com.br.  The mission programme also includes a visit to ESALQ Tec, one of the largest and highly regarded technology parks in Brazil.  ESALQ Tec is ranked amongst the top four best ag schools worldwide.  For more information on ESALQ Tec visit www.esalqtec.com.br.