Typology : University
Web site: http://www.genesis.puc-rio.br/
Tel. number: +55 21 3527 1763
Address: Rua Marquês de São Vicente, 225, Edifício Dom Jaime de Barros Câmara, Gávea – Rio de Janeiro/RJ – Brasil|CEP 22453-900
Contact person: Julia Zardo
Triple Helix Chapter Brazil
Short Description of the organization
The Genesis Institute , complementary unit of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, aims to transfer knowledge from the University to Society through the development of entrepreneurs and generating enterprises. We are a permanent center for innovation, dissemination of entrepreneurial culture, giving support and encouraging the development of projects and self-sustaining entrepreneurs. Our Entrepreneurial Culture area embraces courses, workshops and lectures to develop and disseminate the entrepreneurial culture. We also create an enabling environment for the promotion of education, entrepreneurship culture, innovation and planning. Our other area is Support Companies, where we promote support processes and encourage the development of projects and innovative business. Our third area is called Innovation Environments, and is related to the preparation of intelligent territories, promoting local development citizenship and improving the quality of life of society. Also giving tools of entrepreneurship to the local progress of innovation environments.