Agência para o Investimento e Comércio Externo de Portugal


Within the framework of the ENRICH in Africa programme, coordinated by Steinbeis, a one-week learning expedition to Porto, Portugal will be offered. Learning expeditions are an essential part of ENRICH in Africa as they bring together two continents under one universal agenda.

Participants will be able to acquire a better understanding of the local market and innovation ecosystem and promote cooperation avenues with multiple organisations in Portugal.


Specific Objectives

  • Explore alternative markets including understanding the local support infrastructures and meeting local innovators, investors, researchers and corporates;
  • Foster cooperation between European and African innovators, incubators and accelerators;
  • Promote knowledge transfer;
  • Raise the participants’ awareness of the existing mechanisms in Portugal that can facilitate entry in the European Market.

Who Should Attend


This mission has a specific focus on African stakeholders pertaining to Startups, SMEs, Incubators, Accelerators, Universities, Investors, Business Angels and Venture Capital Organisations with a strong interest in Europe. European stakeholders with a strong interest in expanding into Africa are also welcome to participate.


More information and registration, which is open until April 14th, can be accessed here.