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    Antena 1 – Interview with José Carlos Caldeira

    International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship An international conference on innovation and entrepreneurship is taking place in Porto, bringing together 500 participants from 50 countries. Between 2008 and 2015 the innovation industry has created more than 2600 jobs. From 2013 […]

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    “Dinheiro Vivo” – Portugal should strengthen the focus on scientific knowledge to innovate

    José Carlos Caldeira, president of ANI (the Portuguese National Innovation Agency), advocates strengthening research to support companies through innovation. Portugal “should strengthen and renew its focus on scientific knowledge, with more PhDs who are in a position to strengthen the […]


    “Born from Knowledge” – innovating, learning and entrepreneuring!

    ‘Born from Knowledge’ is a series of initiatives promoted by the Portuguese Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education within the context of the Web Summit event, which aims to stimulate innovation and entrepreneurial skills through training, scientific research and […]

  • Presentation of the Lisbon Creative and Entrepreneurial Hub

    June 17, 9:00 a.m, Lisbon On June 17, at 9:00 a.m., just a few months before the world’s largest tech startup event – Web Summit – is held in Lisbon, the city’s Mayor, Fernando Medina, and the Portuguese Prime Minister, António […]

  • Big Data, Sustainable Development and Open Science

    The Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical – IHMT; affiliated with Universidade Nova de Lisboa) and the Institut Français co-organizes, in partnership with the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ) from Brazil and the Portuguese National […]

  • Two more Portuguese companies in Europe’s elite

    FASTinov and UBQ II are the most recent Portuguese SMEs in the Champions League of European innovation, with funded projects under Horizon 2020. More than 2 million euros of European funds that will foster the launch of disruption solutions developed […]