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Flavio Grynszpan

Flavio Grynszpan

Area Panel - Research for Innovation

Received the degree of Electronic Engineer from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro(1966), M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Coordenao dos Programas de Ps Graduao de Engenharia-COPPE/UFRJ,(1967) and Ph.D in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Pensylvania,(1971) He was the head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering (1973-1976) and became Full Professor of COPPE/UFRJ(1975).

He became the head of COPPETEC, in charge of the University projects to Industry and Government ( 1976-1985) and the head of the Technology Innovation Center (1985-1986), to comercialize the University research results. In 1987, he founded the Technological Park of Rio de Janeiro, with 73 companies specialized in IT and Telecom.He, then, became the President of Riotec, the company that managed the research activities of the park. He was ellected as Vice President of The International Association of Science Parks (1986 to 1989).

He founded and headed the Brazilian Association of Biomedical Engineering (1971), was a member of the Conselho Tecnico Cientifico of CAPES/MEC (1975) and Member of the Board of Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Cientfico e Tecnolgico (CNPq) from 1998 to 2002.

In 1989, he became the President of Motorola in Brazil, where he stayed from tem years and was responsible for bringing and installing Motorolas manufacturing facilities in Jaguariuna, So Paulo. In this plant ,Motorola manufactured all cellular phones,rdios and pagers sold in Brazil and exported to Latin America.

He became Vice President of Abinee - the Brazilian Electronic Industrial Association, until 2001, Member of the Board of Trustees of FIA - Fundao Instituto de Administrao,(2000-2006) and Director of Anpei, the Brazilian Association of Innovative Enterprises, until 2008.

He is a Visiting Professor of the MBA Program of the Fundao Instituto de Administrao, Director of the Technology Department of the Centro das Indstrias de So Paulo (CIESP), an organization that supports 8,500 industries in the state of So Paulo, and Member of CONIC – the Council of Innovation and Competitiveness of FIESP – the Federation of Industries of the State of So Paulo.

He works as business consultant, specialized in innovation, commercialization of University research and entrepreneurship in Brazil and in the international market. He is now working as a consultant to the University of Virginia.

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