Workshop Healthy Ageing Opportunities

The So Paulo Research Foundation, FAPESP, and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, NWO, invite you to the


May 18th, 2017
Feira Hospitalar
Expo Center Norte

The objective of this workshop is to promote a multidisciplinary dialogue between scientists from the Netherlands and from the state of So Paulo in the field of Healthy Ageing. This initiative is supported by the Agreement for Scientific and Technological Research Cooperation, signed on November, 2012, between FAPESP and NWO, with the purpose to strengthen scientific collaboration in areas of interest to both parties and promote technological innovation and socioeconomic development, on the basis of equality and mutual benefit.


1:30 pm

Opening Session
FAPESP and NWO Representatives

2:00 pm

New knowledge about the ageing process: opportunities for improving vitality
Alicia J. Kowaltowski, University of So Paulo (USP)
Wilco Achterberg, Leiden University Medical Center
Erik Boddeke, University Medical Center Groningen

3:00 pm


3:15 pm

Challenges and possibilities in using Big Data
Claudia Bauzer Medeiros, University of Campinas (Unicamp)
Albert Mons, Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences

4:15 pm

Results and applications
Iscia Lopes-Cendes, University of Campinas (Unicamp)
Wilco Achterberg, Leiden University Medical Center

5:15 pm

Debate and next steps
Moderators: Carlos Negro, FAPESP, and
Ruben Sharpe, NWO

6:00 pm


Event free for charge.Limited registration.
Official language: English

More information: (11) 3838-4216 /

Feira Hospitalar – Auditrio 11 – 2 mezanino – Hall de entrada do Expo Center Norte
Rua Jos Bernardo Pinto, 333 - Vila Guilherme – So Paulo

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