This site belongs to the Brazilian-German Collaborative Research Initiative on Manufacturing Technology (BRAGECRIM) signed between two world-renowned universities, Technische Universität Berlin (Germany) and Universidade de Sao Paulo-USP (Brazil).

Our goal is to give you information about what is remanufacturing, what are the barriers, the main laws related to it and practical examples of companies that already work with this approach, as well as guidelines to assist you in creating your own tailor-made remanufacturing business model.

The information is organized as follows:

In the HOME section, in addition to this explanation, more information about the BRAGECRIM Initiative and the universities who led this project.

In the Knowledge database section you will find:



Contact for Germany

Technische Universität Berlin
Institut für Werkzeugmaschinen und Fabrikbetrieb
Pascalstr. 8-9, 10587 Berlin
Thomas Guidat: guidat[at]

Contact for Brazil

Universidade de Sao Paulo
Escola de Engenharia de São Carlos
Av. Trabalhador São-carlense, 400, Pq Arnold Schimidt
São Carlos - SP/Brasil, CEP 13566-590
Ana Paula Barquet: anabarquet[at]