Triple Helix Chapter Brazil

Established: December 2017
Termination of the mandate: December 2020

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This general objective works towards the promotion of Triple Helix concept in Brazil for strengthening the interaction among universities, government and industries and thus, contributing to the social and economic development of the country. Specifically, The Chapter Brazil 2018-2020 of the THA has the following operational objectives:

  1. to promote the Triple Helix – TH concepts, organizing a common framework of discussion for different actors;
  1. to conduct multi-level and interdisciplinary research projects on TH themes and to disseminate their results in national and international media
  1. to develop a network among innovation actors, as technological parks, incubators, government, industries and civil society to develop innovation and entrepreneurship in order to promote knowledge exchange for innovation at local, national and international levels;
  2. to widen THA participation and membership base


The Chapter Brazil 2018-2020 strategic vision is to be recognized among the stakeholders of government-business-university interaction as a Brazilian network that promotes and disseminate scientific findings regarding all aspects of the Triple Helix of university-industry-government relations.


The Chapter Brazil 2018-2020 contributes to create an adequate condition to productive dialogue and cooperation that boost innovation, entrepreneurial education and strength the university participation in the social and economic development.


Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro – UERJ

Faculdade de Administração e Finanças – FAF

Centro de Ciências Sociais – CCS

Observatório de Negócios Inovadores – ONI

Rua São Francisco Xavier, 524 Bloco B sala 8024

Rio de Janeiro – RJ, CEP 20550-013, Brasil

Tel: +55 21 23340662/23340360/23340517/78850923

Email: *email address protected*



The Chapter Brazil 2018-2020 consists of a group of researchers affiliated to the THA that join different universities that are not affiliated to the THA due to the drastic reduction in the government budget for public organizations. The administration will be done by:

General Coordinator:

Branca Terra, Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ)


Guilherme Ary Plonski, University of São Paulo (USP)

Adelaide Maria Coelho Baeta, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) and University Center of Sete Lagoas (UNIFEMM)

Lucia Radler dos Guaranys, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and Brazilian Innovation Agency (FINEP)

João Neves dos Santos, Federal Fluminense University (UFF)

André Ribeiro de Oliveira, Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ)

Mariana Rodrigues de Almeida, Rio Grande do Norte Federal University (UFRN)

Mariza Almeida, Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO)


Leonardo Lehnemann Agostinho Martins, Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ)

Jana Almeida Nogueira, Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ)


The THA Chapter Brazil 2018-2020 intends to organize the following local and international actives: mailing list, publications, courses; subjects to under graduation, master and doctorate courses; events organization; research projects, invitation letters to people from university, industry government and civil society to became members of THA.


View the interview with Branca Terra – Leader of the TH Chapter Brasil HERE.

Download the Brazilian Chapter Activity report 2018