Volkswagen will invest another €500 million in Autoeuropa in Portugal over the next five years.
Investors from GCC and MENA are scouting for investment opportunities in Portugal.
The annual Food Tech Congress returns on October 25-27, 2022.
Health Tech Forward returns on October 4-6, 2022.
Urban Tech Forward is a revolutionary hybrid event that aims to radicalise urban sustainability using powerful tech solutions.
The annual Energy Tech Summit is hosting top global energy and mobility investors, entrepreneurs, and government leaders at an exclusive three-day hybrid event, broadcasted globally on April 26-28, 2022.
A Portuguese-Canadian businessman wants pastel de nata to become known worldwide and is launching a virtual bakery and pastry shop project.
The Mesa Uno line, by Mesa Ceramics, was the big winner of the German Design Awards in the category of “Excellent Product Design – Tabletop”.
Dali Azores Shoes are a winner in the categories of Excellent Product Design and Eco Design.
Seeds Concept, a Portuguese home textile brand, and Portuguese actress Daniela Ruah are collaborating on a fundraising campaign from November 30 to December 25, 2021 with the goal of raising $10,000 to donate to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Portugal rose two positions in the world ranking of the largest Flag States in number of registered ships, now occupying 14th place with around 600 ships subject to international conventions.
The Global Europe webinar brings you key projects funded by the European Commission that support your European business directly to your home office! Join this online session and discover how you can seize international opportunities for your organization or EU business.
The SDG Investment (SDGI) Fair is a platform for scaling up investment in sustainable development by facilitating direct interaction between representatives of governments of developing countries, private sector and multilateral agencies.
The third edition of the Africa Investment Forum Market Days will take place in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire in a hybrid format from 1-3 December.
There are already six unicorns with Portuguese blood, which together reach a valuation of around €34 billion, according to ECO.
What began in Lisbon and recently expanded into the Algarve region is finally coming to Porto. Thanks to our Partners the City of Porto and IPBN member Global Shares, the Ireland Portugal Business Network (IPBN) is organizing its first-ever conference in Porto
The country joins Belgium, Austria, and Sweden, as the fourth European nation to discontinue the use of coal.
The Agency for Investment and Foreign Trade of Portugal (AICEP) has launched a campaign to promote the Portuguese agrifood sector in China, focusing on the emerging e-commerce of the country.
An interview with Portuguese Ambassador Almeida Ribeira of SOCIETY Magazin.
The Hellenic Statistical Authority launched the Greek Economy newsletter.
Portuguese health-tech startup SWORD Health, a company that provides virtual therapy for musculoskeletal conditions, announced that it has raised €145M in its series D round of funding.
Porto and Braga are among 95 world cities that lead environmental action and transparency in 2021.
Developed and distributed by Portuguese start-up ChemiTek, the detergent is claimed to reduce water consumption by about 50% and increase energy production by up to 5%. The product was recently certified by the German laboratory TÜV Sud, according to the EN 61215 standard.
A growing digital divide is emerging as a major threat to a robust recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
On December 3, Forum PRODUTECH, EIT Manufacturing and the annual conference of the umbrella project PRODUTECH SIF will take place in a joint initiative. This event will discuss the main challenges, trends and opportunities for the industry, both nationally and internationally, and present the results of the umbrella Project PRODUTECH SIF.
The centre will be the main beacon of operations for the Portugal headquartered global biometric technology leader.
New contracts for Europe, Latin America and United Arab Emirates.
As travel to Europe’s westernmost country rises again, oenophiles discover a fresh experience in Alentejo and the Douro. An article by Claudine Ko, the New York Times.
Bike components supplier Miranda & Irmão, Lda. is one of the old guards of the country’s bicycle industry in and around the Águeda region.
Deloitte will open two new centers for technology and digital transformation in Portugal, and expects to create between 1,500 to 2,000 jobs over the next four years, surpassing the 6,000 mark.
Sweden's Klarna Holding AB said that it has officially launched in Portugal.
Claranet invests EUR 5 million to set up Creative Hub in Lisbon.
Events like COP26 highlight the importance the entire world is currently placing on climate change and its devastating effects, but they also remind us that we need to take immediate action.
Sintra is a Portuguese city that belongs to the district of Lisbon. It currently has more than 385,000 inhabitants. Visitors to the city will enter an environment that is considered by many to be mystical, where the fog passes through palaces and large houses.
Expansion is part of global growth plans.
“Composites and Digitalization… Potential benefits to the industry” is the theme of the online workshop that PIEP – Centre for Innovation in Polymer Engineering – will organize on November 19th – 10 am.
The free virtual event EIU at 75–clarity in an uncertain world will be taking place this Wednesday, November 17th.
Created by the Portuguese Association of Wood and Furniture Industries (AIMMP), Associative Design - The Best of Portugal, promotes Portuguese products globally.
A Portuguese startup company has launched a new wine tourism app called ‘Alle Wine’ which it hopes will bolster the country’s wine tourism sector.
Sweden is one of the more evolved economies in the world and one strategic market for Portugal, with special emphasis in the innovation, industry, wine and R&D.
Portugal is now becoming an increasingly popular destination for startups and innovators as it offers an attractive business and relocation environment.
The 2nd CHINA ON-LINE IMPORT FAIR & MATCHMAKINGS OF FOOD & AGRO-PRODUCTS (CIFFA) will be held from the 15th of November to the 3rd of December.
With the publication Living Conditions in Greece, the Hellenic Statistical Authority
(ELSTAT) provides to users significant statistical data reflecting living conditions in Greece, concentrated in one publication.
Aveiro is a Portuguese city located in the central region of the country and capital of the district with the same name.
"In September 2021, exports and imports of goods recorded nominal year-on-year growth rates of +10.3% and +17.5%, respectively," Statistics Portugal (INE) announced.
In Portugal, 34,466 companies were created so far in 2021, an increase of 8.2% on the previous year.
Sense Test is the first sensory analysis company created in Portugal.
To be inaugurated between the end of January and February, this new factory will be the 24th unit of the Portuguese group, which is the largest European manufacturer of steel moulds.
The company has invested €5 million in a "mega warehouse" in Pombal, and expects to double turnover in Portugal to €41 million in 2021.
The consultancy company will create a new centre of technological excellence in Portugal, through the creation of the digital technology consulting team.
The Gaia engineering group, which employs 500 people, is growing due to the railway networks in Portugal and solar and wind farms in Brazil, and is already preparing for the new Lisbon airport.
Created in Helsinki, Reaktor has just announced the expansion of its network of technological talent hubs in Europe, with the opening of an office in Lisbon next month.
Air Liquide and Eni join forces to support hydrogen mobility as one of the solutions to decarbonize the transport segment.
A new generation of level crossing mechanisms, resistant to sub-zero temperatures and strong winds, was developed by Efacec and INEGI for Trafikverket, the managing entity of the railway and road infrastructure in Sweden.
WavEC has joined forces with other Portuguese institutions to promote testing of innovative wave and tidal technologies.
a start The winner of the 2021 Web Summit wants to end waste in the textile industry with a system of cameras, lights and algorithms that monitor the manufacturing process for defects.
Integrated within the top of the car’s dashboard, sun visors and doors, cork is a natural raw material which helps reduce the environmental footprint of the German manufacturer's custom-made one-off car.
The Rail Baltica Industry Day on 25 November 2021 will be held on the 25th of December.
The project PIMAP+ project, of which PRODUTECH is an integral part, will hold a webinar on 25 November about Canadian market.
AICEP is a public agency of a corporate nature ameid at the development of a competitive business environment that will contribute to the globalisation of the Portuguese Economy.
The 43rd JITAC – European Textile Fair 2022/23 Autumn/Winter collection took place in Tokyo from October 20th to 22nd, 2021.
Goma is the first environmentally-friendly tile with acoustic and thermal properties to be made from the soles of shoes and other industrial waste.
Sofalca works with cork like few others, presenting insulation and design/ decor solutions that are unique and differentiated.
Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released its Risk Outlook for 2022.
The number of active companies rose 19.9 percent between February and June, the highest growth in the last four years.
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Portugal’s wine exports in the first eight months of this year were up 13% on the same period a year earlier, more than expected, to €581 million, with an emphasis on certified wines, according to the main representative body for the sector, ViniPortugal.
A new platform from Turismo de Portugal aims to position Portugal “as an investment destination” in tourism, while “maximising contacts with potential investors”.
Applications for the Prize are open, aiming to distinguish scientific articles on “Internationalization of the Portuguese Economy in Post-Covid-19: Opportunities and Challenges”. Promoted by the Office for Strategy and Studies (GEE), due to the theme, the award has the collaboration of the Agency for Investment and Foreign Trade of Portugal (AICEP).
The Embassy of Portugal in Brasília has launched a new communication tool, via WhatsApp, aimed at providing "immediate and automatic" assistance to citizens seeking information about consular acts.
On the 1st of November 2021 the fourth Russian-Portuguese Innovation Forum (RPIF) "New opportunities and challenges in the sphere of innovation" will be held.
Madeira was considered Europe's Best Island Destination for the eighth time at the 28th edition of the World Travel Awards, in which 11 other archipelagos/islands were voting.
On the 7th and 8th of October, Alfândega do Porto received the 58th edition of Modtissimo, after a February edition in digital format.
Four Portuguese technology companies at the largest technology fair in Dubai, Gitex, in a mission led by ANJE, went in search of new opportunities in the region, and some point to the event as better than the Web Summit.
Annual inflation increased in September, for the fourth consecutive month, to 3.4% in the euro zone and 3.6% in the European Union (EU), with Portugal recording the second lowest (1.3%) among Member States, according to Eurostat.
The Agency for Investment and Foreign Trade of Portugal (AICEP) is aiming to take more than 100 companies to participate in the German Hannover Messe 2022 industrial fair.
LG is looking for new technologies, concepts and business ideas that will push the envelope of a technologically advanced lifestyle for the good of people, communities and the planet.
Five graduate fashion designers of the prestigious fashion school “AthensFashionClub” in Greece, will exhibit their creations in sustainable fashion during the next trade fair in "Premiere Vision Paris", with the “iTechStyle Green Circle” Project from Portugal.
EURAXESS ASEAN is preparing the 2021 edition of the European Research & Innovation Days ASEAN.
Portugal: Time to inspire #TimeToBe
The Biden administration announced a plan to develop large-scale wind farms along nearly the entire coastline of the United States, the first long-term strategy from the government to produce electricity from offshore turbines.
Air Liquide and Faurecia announced the signature of a joint development agreement to design and produce on-board liquid hydrogen storage systems for the automotive industry. Through this technology partnership, the two companies will accelerate the deployment of zero-emission heavy-duty mobility.
The space, located at Sonae’s headquarters, is dedicated to education and training and it has been named ‘Belmiro de Azevedo Learning Centre’. It includes the renamed ‘Belmiro de Azevedo Auditorium’ with 500 square meters in total, with knowledge as its goal.
While the demand for lithium is expected to grow exponentially, concerns about mining the metal in Portugal has made this topic a contentious one.
The Algarve has once again been nominated for “Best Beach Destination in the World 2021” at the World Travel Awards, a category that the region won for the first time last year.
United Kingdom: Industrial output growth speeds up in August.
Korea: Consumer confidence improves in September.
Germany: Merchandise exports drop in August.
The digital marketing campaign MADE IN PORTUGAL naturally, launched in March this year by AICEP – Portuguese Trade & Investment Agency, was a success, making headlines in 30 countries with more than 1000 articles and 574 million views.
BorgWarner broke ground on a new plant in Viana do Castelo, Portugal, where it plans to produce electrification products such as electric motors, inverters and battery management systems for a wide range of global automakers in Europe.
The 5G Briefing 2021 will take place on 16-17 November in Frankfurt with keynotes, presentations and several panel sessions.
Portugal’s first licensed crypto exchange is now making it easier for users to trade in digital currencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) with the launch of its online trading service.
The 49th edition of Portugal Fashion starts at the Alfândega building in Porto with 35 fashion shows and spring/summer 22 presentations from almost 50 brands and creators taking place until 16 October.
The president of the AEP Foundation, Luís Miguel Ribeiro, considers that the contribution of the Portuguese diaspora in Canada in promoting the Portugal brand in the country is crucial for business success in what is considered “a market with many business opportunities”.
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