圣卡塔琳娜州,拥有若干顶尖的综合大学(工程和计算机科学)、5个港口加上一个新的正在开发中的潜在枢纽。在这个州,一些跨国企业正在投资,基于他们总部从主业(谷物、葡萄园、水果、奶制品、海鲜…)到第二产业(德国汽车制造商,美国化学和家电市场的领导者,巴西泵和发动机全球咨询,…)到快速增长的和最有吸引力的第三产业,集中在“巴西硅岛”弗洛里亚诺波利斯(中国的互联网搜索引擎公司巨头的附属子公司,互联网/软件创业公司枢纽,…)正在酝酿创业和风险资本的一个独特的环境,以及公司并购的巨大商机
Santa Catarina State, which accounts with several cutting-edge universities (engineering and computing science), 5 Harbors plus a new potential Hub under development. On this State, some multinational companies have being investing and based their Headquarters from the Primary sector (grains, vineyards, fruits, dairy, seafood…) to the Secondary sector (German automakers, American chemical and home appliances market leaders, Brazilian pump & engines worldwide reference,… ) till the fast growing and the most attractive Tertiary sector concentrated on “The Brazilian Silicon Island” of Florianópolis ( Chinese Giant internet searching engine subsidiary, internet/APP startups hub,…) creating an unique environment for entrepreneurship and venture capital, as well as great window-opportunity for companies acquisitions.