The event will be held in the CNPEM Campus.
Rua Giuseppe Máximo Scolfaro, 10000 – Guará
Campinas – SP, Brazil

CEP: 13083-100


The Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM) is a private nonprofit organization located in Campinas, Brazil, which is funded by the Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation (MCTI). It is dedicated to cutting-edge research in materials, nanosciences, life sciences, physics, and chemistry through four National Laboratories: Synchrotron (LNLS), Biosciences (LNBio), Bioethanol (CTBE) and Nanotechnology (LNNano). The four laboratories are open facilities for external users and companies, in Brazil and abroad. They also have teams of researchers to provide support for projects, as well as to conduct joint research programs in biomass, green chemistry, drugs and cosmetics development, characterization of advanced materials, catalysts, etc.


The Brazilian Biosciences National Laboratory (LNBio) is dedicated to cutting-edge research and innovation focused on biotechnology and drug discovery and development. LNBio activities are organized into four  areas: Open Facilities; Innovation Core;  Research in-house; Training and Education. This organizational strategy was designed to encourage the sharing of  infrastructure and skills with the academic and industrial sectors. Thus, LNBio optimizes and directs its resources to Science, Technology and Innovation activities.


Campinas is located in the heart of São Paulo, the most developed state in Brazil. It has an average altitude of 680 meters above the sea level. It is 96 km far from the city of São Paulo, the main financial center of Brazil. Campinas has been living its best moment since years, regarding its economic and social performances. Considering the 500 biggest global companies, 50% has brunches in its metropolitan area. Campinas surprises people by having a great quality of life. With more than 1 million inhabitants, this City has a diversified trade, large green areas and lots of opportunities for leisure, sport and culture. It is recognized as the Brazilian capital of Science, Technology and Innovation, with the major national centers of R & D & I and the university that produces more patents in Brazil, Unicamp (University of Campinas). It also has the only synchrotron light source in Latin America, which is operated by the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS), part of the CNPEM. The climate is tropical but mitigated by elevation (Köppen type Cwa), with lower rainfall in winter and an annual average temperature of 21.3 °C. Winters are generally dry and mild, and summers rainy with warm to hot temperatures. The warmest month is February, with an average temperature of 24 °C, an average maximum of 29.1 °C and average minimum of 19.0 °C. The coldest month, July, sees respective temperatures of 17.8 °C, and 24.2 °C and 11.4 °C average maximum and minimum. Fall and spring are transitional seasons.