Mobilizing students and teachers across Brazil, the Brazilian Science and Engineering Fair (FEBRACE) took place successfully on March 21st and 22nd, bringing the best of innovation and entrepreneurship to the educational environment. The 22nd edition of the fair, an action led by the Laboratory of Technological Integral Systems (LSI-Tec) and the USP Polytechnic School, received institutional support from ABES.

FEBRACE is a fair that aims to stimulate scientific knowledge, innovation and entrepreneurship within the context of basic and technical education. It is a platform that encourages young people to develop studies and careers in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM).

The event was attended by the president of ABES, Paulo Milliet Roque, who expressed the association's pride in supporting such a significant initiative for Brazilian science and education. As a supporter, ABES will deliver a notebook to Profa. Karina Vicelli, from IFMS in Dourados (MS), recognized in the “Highlight Professor – FEBRACE 2024” award. Marcia Machado Martins, member of the ABES team, attended the award ceremony.

Technological innovation and sustainability

The 2024 edition of FEBBRACE showcased sustainability, social responsibility and technological innovation. The projects presented by the young students brought technological solutions aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations (UN).

Under the coordination of professor Roseli de Deus Lopes, FEBRACE has the main objective of encouraging and creating opportunities for young people and basic education educators in STEAM areas throughout the national territory. “They are young people from all regions of the country, who will have the opportunity to present and discuss their discoveries and innovations with scientists from different areas of knowledge, to interact with professors, researchers, sponsors and visitors, in addition to getting to know the University City of USP” , says Lopes. “It’s an important experience in their academic training.”

Discover the list of awarded projects on the FEBRACE website:  and visit the virtual exhibition

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