Municipality present the Pelotas Parque Tecnológico's facilities

Cairoli deputy governor visited the location next to the mayor Eduardo Leite

Pelotas Parque Tecnológico • 19 de Setembro de 2016

In the presence of Deputy Governor of the State, José Paulo Cairoli, the Municipality presented the new community facilities Pellets Technology Park, specific space for the development of research and development of new technologies. Situated on Avenida Domingos de Almeida, 1785, in Areal, the park will cover three areas of activity in which Pelotas already stands out as a center: information and communication technology, health technology and creative industry.

Mayor Eduardo Leite stressed the importance of keeping in the city of Pelotas, a Technology Park that is attractive for sharing information but mainly to attract the interest of entrepreneurs in securing housing and generate income. "The role of government is to create spaces for qualified people to feel motivated to undertake and share knowledge, putting their innovative ideas into evidence," said Eduardo.

Pellets houses currently six institutions of technical and higher education, with a total of 30,000 students. "We want to create a space for this knowledge to be used in our city," said the mayor. The deputy governor congratulated Pelotas "transparency in entrepreneurship and the ability to develop a project aimed at the development of the whole southern region."

The space includes 5,053 square meters of floor space and will provide eight rooms for consolidated companies in this area and 19 rooms aimed at companies in acceleration stage. In addition to specific facilities for research and creation, will auditorium with 182 seats, 65 parking spaces and restaurant for 44 people. Soon, the Secretariat of Economic Development and Tourism (SDET) will launch the public call notice for occupancy of the rooms.



During the new space presentation ceremony, the mayor signed a cooperation agreement between the City and the Sebrae, represented by the managing director of Sebrae / RS, Derly Fialho. The secretary of SDET, Fernando Estima, says the park design was adapted to the South and now, "the challenge is to keep connected and globalized minds to the technology to the market."

Followed the ceremony, the secretary of Economic Development and Technology of the State of Rio Grande do Sul, Fábio Branco; Congressman, Cajar Nardes; the rector of the Catholic University of Pelotas, José Bachettini Junior; the Executive Secretary of the Project Management Unit (PMU), Jair Seidel; the head of the Embrapa Temperate Climate, Clênio Pilon; Vice President of Cipel, Ricardo Michelon; the director of Coinpel, Eduardo Carpena; Relations Director with the Company's IFSul, Miguel Boneiro; the Dean of Research and Graduate UFPel, prof. Dr. Luciano Agostini, among other authorities.

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