22/06/2018 - PartnershipThe second edition of the Vallourec Open Brasil program, which selects startups capable of developing joint projects with Vallourec's companies in Brazil, will be launched on June 22.
ApplyingThe Vallourec Open Brasil 2018 program will welcome technology-based startups from Brazil, registered with the National Registry of Legal Entities (CNPJ).
Second PhaseTo participate in the second phase of the 2018 selection, the startups chosen in the first phase must send a video pitch of up to 5 min. in mp4 format, presenting a description of the startup and a project proposal focused on one of the challenges described on the website: www.vallourecopenbrasil.com.br. The videos must be submitted between August 8 and 24, and cannot exceed a 2 GB size.
Hands-On ImmersionIn September, the startups selected in the second phase will participate in a stage of immersion at Vallourec's unit in Barreiro, in Belo Horizonte city, where they will have access to information related to the Company's business and processes, in order to develop a proposal of joint work with Vallourec. The selected ones will receive cost aid to carry out this activity, which will last seven business days.
ResultsThe first edition of the Open Brasil already yields practical results.
The Open Brasil was a unique opportunity to validate our technologies, with a heavy weight customer like Vallourec.Ricardo Ferreira Director at Rio Analytics