SÃO PAULO, Brazil, November 6, 2009 Dassault Systèmes (DS) (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, will be participating in the France-Brazil Innovation Forum, an event that celebrates the closing of the Year of France in Brazil to be held November 10, 2009, in São Paulo. Marcelo Lemos, president, Latin America and vice president, Americas, Dassault Systèmes, will be moderating a roundtable about the role of technology in both production processes and innovation and cooperation among the aerospace industry’s major groups and suppliers in Brazil. Among the companies that have already confirmed their presence are Embraer, to be represented by the engineering manager Marco Cecchini, and Onera, the French Aerospace Lab, to be represented by Florin Calin Paun, new businesses director.
Promoted by Ubifrance, the French agency for the international development of French companies, by the Economic Missions of the French Embassy and by the France–Brazil Chamber of Commerce, the initiative will bring together major French and Brazilian bodies related to innovation, 50 French companies and 10 French competiveness complexes, in addition to 300 Brazilian companies, applied research centers and Arranjos Produtivos Locais – APLs (“Local Production Arrangements”). The event aims to foster the joint growth of companies located in the country through the development of technological, industrial and commercial partnerships.
“Dassault Systèmes operates actively in the Brazilian aerospace industry, as well as worldwide. By promoting PLM strategies and the implementation of its industry-leading software solutions, Dassault Systèmes helps manufacturers and suppliers enhance aircraft design and manufacturing processes, reduce production time and, at the same time, perform detailed and realistic performance analyses. All of them are crucial factors for innovation processes,” explains Lemos.
Among the companies that have already confirmed their presence are Petrobras, Rhodia, Whirlpool, Renault, Turbomeca, and Air Liquide. For additional information, visit
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