2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and it is not only celebrated in Munich and Bavaria, but on international level as well: On this occasion, numerous friends, alumni and cooperation partners of TUM attended the festive reception at the residence of the German Consul General on 23rd of March, 2018 in São Paulo. Some alumni even traveled more than six hours by car to celebrate the strengthening of their alma mater’s cooperation ties with Brazil.
The workshop “Renewable Resources” on 9th of March, 2018 in Campinas, Brazil dealt with biocatalytic, fermentative, chemo- and electro-catalytic processes for a sustainable production of chemicals as well as with possibilities of cooperation between Brazil and Germany. Speakers were from CTBE, CNPEM, Embrapii, FAPESP, UNESP, UNICAMP, Fibria, Nitro Quimica, TUM, Fraunhofer IGB, Fraunhofer IVV, DFG and DAAD.
On 5th of March, 2018 representatives of TUM and UNESP discussed at UNESP (São Paulo, Brazil) the further procedure regarding the establishment of the Global Bioeconomy Alliance.