On 13-15 february 2023, the 6th edition of the G-STIC Conference - Accelerating technological solutions for the SDGs will take place in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) at the headquarters of Fiocruz. The focus of this conference will be on the importance of mainstream science, technology and innovation, social technologies, and traditional knowledge as tools to manage global ecological challenges to accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda.
Manuel Heitor will be discussing K4P alliances - Knowledge for People, the Planet and Prosperity through Partnerships in two climate sessions: G STIG: Plenary on Climate (10:30 Rio time) and WAITRO (16:30 Rio time). Both sessions will take place on February 14 and will be live-streamed from Rio de Janeiro.
The G-STIC conference is hosted jointly by VITO (the prime research and technology organization on cleantech and sustainable development in Belgium) and 7 other not-for-profit independent technology research institutes: FIOCRUZ (Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil), CSIR (The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa), GIEC (Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion, China), GIST (Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea), NACETEM (National Centre for Technology Management, Nigeria), TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute, India) and SDSN (the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network).