Chipus was awarded today with the 1st place of the Most Innovative SME Company of Santa Catarina State – the ‘Premio Stemmer de Inovacao Catarinense’. The award was created by the Santa Catarina State Law of Innovation in 2008 and bears the name of Professor Caspar Erich Stemmer for his contribution to the development of science and innovation.
In this edition awarded six projects were awarded, divided into two categories: Protagonist Innovation and Innovative Company (Small and Medium Entreprises – SME). First place in each category received R$ 60,000; the second R$ 30,000; and third, R $ 15,000. The governor of Santa Catarina State, Mr. Raimundo Colombo, together with Mr. Sergio Luiz Gargioni (President of FAPESC – Fundacao de Amparo a Pesquisa e Inovacao do Estado de Santa Catarina) delivered the prize in hand to Murilo Pessatti (Chipus CEO) and Paulo (Chipus CTO).
This was a great achievement to all Chipus Team, proving that the company is in the right direction towards helping the creation and consolidation of the high-technology ecosystem of Florianopolis island and Santa Catarina State.