Amorim Cork Flooring promoted the advertising campaign “Walk on Amazing”, that is present on the Internet, points of sale and involves various brand activation initiatives, to demonstrate the benefits associated with a cork-based flooring solution, a material that has also naturally evolved over time.
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Ocean Winds, a joint venture between Portugal's main utility EDP (EDP.LS) with French company Engie (ENGIE.PA), plans to invest 3 billion euros ($3.15 billion) to develop offshore wind projects by 2025, the chief executive of EDP told Reuters on Thursday.
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"Shield is a fast growing company. Portugal is one of our strategic initiatives for the coming years," said Ofir Shabtai, co-founder and CTO of the company.
The Portuguese startup wants to strengthen its team in the Iberian market. It intends to double, from 15 to 30, the number of employees by the end of the year.
Avenga, a German engineering and IT consulting platform, is opening a new delivery centre in Porto, mainly to serve its European and North American clients.
Dairy based in Mangualde renews the BRC Certification obtained in 2021, remaining the sole dairy in Portugal with the most demanding certification in the Food Industry.
After the launch of a research and development (R&D) hub in Porto last year, the leading technology company TeamViewer, global provider of remote connectivity and workplace digitalization solutions, reinforces its presence in Portugal by moving into a new modern office in Porto.
COSEC is the leading insurer in Portugal in the Credit and surety branches, offering the best solutions to support the management and control of credits in the domestic and foreign markets.
Wines of Portugal will be participating in the next edition of the WPT Tasting in Frankfurt, to be held in Frankfurt on June 27, 2022.
With the aim of identifying new business opportunities for producers, with and without distribution in Angola, Wines of Portugal will organize the Great Tasting of Wines of Portugal in Luanda. This tasting is aimed at 300 people including local professionals, consumers, opinion leaders and local and national media.
Vision-Box, a global industry leader in biometric recognition, digital identity, and seamless travel management, has unveiled its latest solution built upon a new generation of biometric technology set to transform the travel experience: Seamless Kiosk – The New Generation of Biometric Technology.
Ambassador of Portugal to Pakistan Paulo Neves Pocinho on Thursday said that there are vast opportunities for trade and investment between Pakistan and Portugal.
Portugal and Spain have launched a mechanism to lower the prices of natural gas used by power utilities in order to bring down wholesale electricity prices on the Iberian electricity market (MIBEL).
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Hovione, the leader in spray drying and particle engineering, announced today an exclusive license agreement for a preclinical ophthalmology program, JX08, with Ji Xing Pharmaceuticals Limited (JIXING).
Cobermaster Concept, a Portuguese brand dedicated to the development and manufacture of premium furniture, with vintage and industrial inspiration, will be represented at “Portugal Home Week” on the 21st and 22nd of June, at Alfândega do Porto.
Diwine, Bulas' new brand, received the highest possible distinction in the Decanter World Wine Awards with its Diwine Red DOC Douro 2020, awarded “Best in Show”, with 97 points. Only 50 wines in the world are granted this award.
In collaboration with SOSA, a leading Innovation Center in NYC, The Portuguese Trade and Investment Agency launched Portugal Tech NYC, a landing program to equip scaling Portuguese fintech companies with the necessary tools to gain a foothold in the U.S market.
The conference, "Making the Single Market work for Europe's SMEs", will explore the tools that can be mobilised and the actions that need to be taken to enable European SMEs to take full advantage of the Single Market and its future deepening.
Irish software and digital consulting company, Ardanis Technologies has undergone an international expansion with the establishment of a new office in Porto, Portugal. The new location has been selected for Portugal’s reputation as Europe’s fastest-growing tech ecosystem, offering a desirable lifestyle which developers are seeking.
Nordea Asset Management (NAM), a global leader in responsible investment and one of the fastest growing asset managers in Europe, has opened an office in Lisbon. NAM aims to make Lisbon a key international hub for its asset management activities and a reference point and strategic location to serve its clients in southern Europe and Latin America.
Parkside Interactive, Austrian hidden champion & tech company specialized in custom software development and user experience design, announced the opening of a new location in Porto, Portugal.
The webinar will take place on tuesday, 21 June 2022 09:00 – 11:00 CEST | 15:00 – 17:00 MYT | 16:00 – 18:00 JST.
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The Board of Directors of the European Trade Promotion Organisations’ Association announced the rebranding of the Association under the new name: Trade Promotion Europe to reflect its new structure and to position the organisation for new initiatives in the future.
Zühlke, a Swiss innovation services consultancy with an office in Porto, has received the Happiness Works accreditation, which classifies it as one of the companies in Portugal where professionals feel happiest at work.
The pharmaceutical company will expand the current factory, build a new antibiotic production unit and also increase its logistics capacity and have a social building.
British video game company Kwalee will invest €10 million over the next five years in Portugal, starting with a technology base in Almada, which opened last month.
Portuguese researchers from Técnico (IST) won the myEUspace 2022 competition, organised by the European Union Agency for the Space Programme, with a tool that enables farmers to use their phones to take photos of their soil and get an automatic soil analysis report.
Balanças Marques was part of the strong Portuguese delegation present at the largest technology fair for industry in the world, having returned home with good impressions.
With the publication The Greek Economy, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) provides to users updated information on recent economic developments and long-term economic trends in Greece, concentrated in one publication.
Newly published newsletter with a heavy focus on the UNOC.
The EU-Singapore Matchmaking event will take place on-site in Singapore on 19 October 2022, in the context of the Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC.
The Canada-Portugal Ocean Observation Technology Networking Day is a full-day event that will consist of presentations and project pitches from Canadian, Portuguese and other Eureka member country organizations, followed by networking sessions in the afternoon.
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After a 3-year hiatus, Steptalks is back for its fourth edition, this time in one of the biggest technological centres in Europe – Dublin, on june 9th, 2022.
Parras Bulk, the only Portuguese bulk wines company approved with BRC Certification, participates in the "World Bulk Wine Exhibition" that takes place for the first time in the American continent.
"Europe has revealed a great vulnerability from an energy point of view and Portugal has unique conditions to be a platform to supply energy to Europe," Portugal's prime minister considered.
Pre-registration open until June 3rd. All participants must be registered, even those registered at UNOC.
Toys "R" Us Portugal operates in the retail distribution of toys and children's products through 11 physical shops in Portugal and online trade.
The Portuguese company has announced the completion of the Odense light rail project, in Denmark, whose electromechanical component was fully developed in a €50-million contract.
The President of the German-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry says Portugal has engineers "in still reasonable quantities".
The Government is preparing "a solution" to respond to the "enormous demand" of Portugal as a filming destination, because this year's budget of tax incentives for foreign productions has already been exhausted.
The Prime Minister has said that the Government intends to ensure that, in this decade, exports represent more than 50% of GDP.
German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, has said that “Portugal has written an impressive economic success story”, hailing the economic recovery after the economic and financial crisis, but also the progress in the digital transition.
Did you know that the global industrial automation market is projected to grow from 205.86 billion dollars in 2022 to 395.09 billion dollars by 2029? The potential of the industry 4.0 is vast, and Portugal, as a country with a long tradition in this sector, is in pole position to take part in this growth.
On Europe Day, May 9, 2022, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Lisbon, Portugal) and the University of Primorska (Koper, Slovenia) signed a Letter of Intent to join the European University Alliance Transform4Europe (T4EU), which already counts with 7 European universities.
On June 22nd, LusoSpace will be presenting a paper at ESA GNC 2021 Conference, regarding a flight hardware product and technology in the frame of sustainable use of the space environment: Demisable magnetorquer.
At the beginning of April ’21, Lusospace closed the Technical Specifications Review for the project AR4Telecom II: Augmented Reality for Telecom Spacecraft AIT (Assembly, Integration and Testing).
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The Hannover Messe'22 will be held in Germany, between May 30 and June 2, and will be inaugurated by the German chancellor, Olaf Scholz, and the Portuguese prime minister, António Costa.
Led by Eduardo Piedade, Bright Pixel Capital is counting on more than doubling the amount invested since 2016 in technology businesses applied to retail, digital infrastructure or cybersecurity.
The acquisition of Cosmocel by the former Sapec allows the Lisbon-based group to almost double its turnover. The Mexican company opens the door to markets in North and Latin America.
The Navigator Company will again be present at Graphispag, the leading trade fair for the printing industry, held in Barcelona from 24 to 27 May, together with Hispack, the largest packaging trade fair in the Iberian Peninsula.
The applications for the second edition of the Maria de Sousa Award, promoted by the Portuguese Medical Association and the BIAL Foundation, close on May 31.
The Polisport Group was awarded with the EQTM® - European Quality Trademark- quality seal for its range of baby carriers.
Spanish group Orfeón will invest around 38 million euros in the Tocha industrial zone, in Cantanhede, in a project that includes the creation of a logistics platform and a renewable hydrogen filling station.
German surfer Sebastian Steudtner has officially become the new record holder for surfing the biggest wave in the world, at 26.21 metres, which took place in Nazaré.
The Swedish fintech had announced its intention to set up a hub in Portugal and to hire 500 employees over several years. It is preparing to move to a new office in July.
Occupying the 23rd position, EY says the Portuguese market is "growing". USA and China lead the ranking.
This Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles aims to create a coherent framework and a vision for the transition of the textiles sector.
The purpose of the study 'After the new normal : scenarios for Europe in the post Covid-19' world was to chart the scope of change that the Covid-19 pandemic may bring to the context of the EU itself and EU R&I policy.
Portugal has become the first country to sequence the genome of the Monkeypox virus, a relative of the virus that causes smallpox and at the origin of a recent outbreak that affects several countries where the infection is not endemic.
Intellias, a global IT company, will gather world-known Agile experts to discuss techniques and instruments for leading businesses during a crisis.
The substantially higher prices allowed Navigator to increase profits by 115% to €50.6 million in the first quarter.
In a statement, the prime minister's office said that António Costa "will be on May 29 and 30 at the Hannover Messe'22, which this year has Portugal as a partner country."
The European Union's (EU) border police agency, is preparing to move an agent training centre from Spain to Portugal.
Nova SBE, Católica Lisbon, FEP | PBS and ISEG are the Portuguese institutions that appear in the Financial Times rankings.
António Costa conveyed this position on the European Union's energy strategy in Warsaw during a joint press conference with his Polish counterpart, Mateusz Morawiecki.
On 4 June, The Base Cowork Ericeira will host the first annual Ericeira Wine & Jazz Festival in the centre of the town of Ericeira.
The Austrian tech company for customised software development and UX design intends to integrate 50 new professionals in the new Porto centre during the first two years of activity.
Bosch and Farfetch are close to the top 3 – companies.
The group is created within the sideline of a mobility agreement between the two countries.
The Secretary of State for Tourism, Rita Marques, has defended that Portugal should be sold as "the most sustainable country in the world", in order to become more competitive and increase tourist revenue.
The Plastics Summit – Global Event 2022 organized by APIP (Portuguese Plastics industry Association) with the support of ANAIP (Spanish Plastics Industry Association), ANIPAC (Mexican Plastics Industry Association) and ABIPLAST/ABIEF (Brazilian Plastics Industry Association/Flexible Packaging Industry Association) will take place on October 17, 2022 at FIL – Feira Internacional de Lisboa (Lisbon International Fair).
Lisbon’s tech scene is bustling and the city is one of Europe’s fastest-growing tech ecosystems, making a name for itself as Europe’s Silicon Valley.
In accumulated terms, until March there was a year-on-year growth of 6.5% in exports compared to the same period of the previous year, for a total of €5.434 billion.
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The Group led by Cláudia Azevedo registers record sales of €1.7 billion in the first quarter, reduces debt and values the portfolio, managing to "overcome the challenges" caused by the war.
"The attribution to Portugal of the status of partner country at the Hannover Messe is a recognition of the excellence of the work that Portuguese companies have done," said António Costa.
Hub in the Lisbon area will start with 40 employees, but the goal is to reach 100 people by the end of the year. The hub will serve the Danish financial group's European and global business.
Glovo will move offices in both Lisbon and Porto in order to respond to this growth. The Portuguese market is in the top 3 in terms of investment by the company.
The startup uses Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to manage assets in the area of renewable energy, such as wind and solar farms.
The EU Global Action is an initiative of the European Union that aims, among others, to promote the EU Space programme worldwide. You can find more information on our website for the EU Global Action on Space.
At stake is the LIONS Solar PV, in activity for almost a decade, with an installed capacity of 45 MWp, and operated until now by Samsung.
German company will hire over 350 people and invest €100 million this year. Ovar and Aveiro units are being expanded.Bosch Group sales in Portugal increased 5% to €1.7 billion euros in 2021.
A preliminary study by Dealroom.co also shows that Lisbon has attracted record investment this year, with VC funds injecting €122 million into startups located in the Portuguese capital.
Portugal will create a new liquefied natural gas re-export hub in the port of Sines, which will cost around €35 million, in order to reduce energy dependence on Russia.
The Governments of Portugal and Kenya are proud to organize the Sustainable Blue Economy Investment Forum (SBEIF), a special event of the 2nd United Nations Ocean Conference that will take place at Estoril Congress Centre in Cascais on June 28, 2022, 3.00pm.
The European Commissioner for the Economy, Paolo Gentiloni, has stated that the reopening of external tourism contributes to the projection of a growth in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Portugal this year of 5.8%, the highest in the European Union.
A project called Plantalicious at the Centre for Food Education and Research (CFER) has created what it claims is Portugal’s first vegan egg.
€2.1 billion is how much startups based in the Portuguese capital are worth in 2022, a value three times higher than five years ago, according to a preliminary study by Dealroom.co on the startup ecosystem in the city.
Bionova Capital, a leading venture capital firm investing in and building disruptive life science companies across Europe, announced today that its portfolio company Delox has secured another € 750,000 of private and public investment, bringing its total capital raised since inception to over € 1.3 million.
The Universidade Católica Portuguesa has developed the Ciência-UCP platform Ciência-UCP | Universidade Católica Portuguesa, a tool that is a systematic aggregation of all research information.