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AgroGrin Tech at Exame Informática Semanal 151

Exame Informática magazine told the story of our Climate-KIC alumni AgroGrin Tech, which is creating flours and cosmetics from fruit waste. "Or as the old saying goes, with this startup nothing is lost, everything is transformed."

EIT Food supports women in the Agrifood sector

EWA - Empowering Women in Agrifood, a program of the European Union's main food innovation initiative, EIT Food, will take place for the first time in Portugal. This program is designed to support Portuguese and European women to develop their successful businesses in the agrifood area.

Psychomeasure co-founder, Natália Mota, elected one of the most powerful women in Brazil 

The co-founder of Psychomeasure, one of the most recent BGI startups, was considered by Forbes as one of the 20 most powerful women in Brazil in 2020. The entrepreneur and scientist created a technology to accelerate the diagnosis of schizophrenia.

SCUBIC is leading innovation in the energy sector worldwide


A study by StartUs Insights, in Austria, presents SCUBIC as one of the “Top 10 Energy Industry Trends & Innovations 2020 & Beyond”. The analysis, made by specialists, took into consideration the project of 2835 startups and companies in the sector.

Wivi Vision considered one of 100 creatives in business by Forbes

The founders of Wivi Vision, Eva García Ramos and Juan Carlos Ondategui-Parra, have been included in the “Top-100 ranking of the most innovative Spanish business people”, recently published by Forbes Spain.

BGI, EIT Food, and EAT Circular together against food waste in Portugal


"BGI is organizing an Open Innovation event, with the support of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, through the vehicles EIT Food and EAT Circular. In this event, which will take place virtually on the 22nd of October, six challenges will be presented based on the needs of the food industry, highlighting food waste. Participation is free."

Biological soaps worthy of Cleopatra are born in Alentejo

"A partnership was born in an Alentejo village, inspired by the history of Cleopatra's soft velvet skin ... We are talking about the village of Azaruja, in the Évora District and two small companies, Pepe Aromas and Olivae, which came together to produce soaps this time, of olive oil, goat milk and fig tree." 

Disinfection robot developed by our alumni Follow Inspiration

Follow Inspiration has developed a disinfection robot that can be used in the retail area, in stores or shopping centers, logistics warehouses, hospitals, airports, and public spaces such as metro stations. This solution disinfects surfaces and combines ultra-violet technology with air purification and image recognition, reaching 99.9% sterilization.

Meet the 10 women entrepreneurs selected to participate in the EIT Food program


"The 10 most exceptional projects were chosen to be part of a personalized education and mentoring program for 6 months, adapted to the specific challenges of women in relation to entrepreneurship in the agrifood sector."

Co-founder and CEO of ISSHO Technology was the guest of the "Spe Futuri, Entrepreneurs" section of Link To Leaders

André Sousa, CEO of our Climate-KIC alumni, ISSHO Technology, participated in the Link To Leaders initiative that gives voice to an entrepreneur every day. In this one, the entrepreneur talks about the software that his company developed while making an analysis of the last three months marked by the pandemic.

Call Tourism | Portugal Ventures ✈


Portugal Ventures aims to invest between 200 thousand euros and 1 million euros in Technological and Non-Technological projects in the Tourism sector. On October 21st at 3 pm, a webinar will be held to answer questions about the Call application process

Our Digital and Deep Tech Manager, Otito Dosumu, was featured by Business Insider


Otito was mentioned by Business Insider in an article about Included VC, a fellow program in Europe that aims to make technology investment less male, stale, and pale. “For Otitooluwa Dosumu (...) being the only black person in the room was nothing new. He believes that greater knowledge about the options available to potential investors can help to change things ”.

Hack for Covid Results Promoted by UBI

"Hack for Covid, promoted by the Curricular Unit of Project in Biomedical Sciences and UBImedical took place on May 28th and June 4th 2020, and the winning project was CovidSight. CovidSight is an Artificial Intelligence tool for screening possible people infected by Covid-19..."

LogiAM CEO talks about the conditions for business expansion to Portugal

"The desire to expand the business to Europe and the conditions that Portugal offered for the development of its data analysis consultant led the Iranian Vala Ali Rohani to install himself at IPStartUP, in Setúbal. In an interview with Link To Leaders, the official takes stock of a year in Portugal and analyzes the data analysis sector."

Portuguese women participate in European program to transform the agrifood sector


In all, 50 women were selected, 10 in each country, for Empowering Women in Agrifood. For six months, Portuguese projects will be part of an educational and personalized mentoring program.

Olhão introduces hydroponic agriculture in a social initiative


"The municipality of Olhão is going to be one of the pioneers of urban hydroponic agriculture, through the implementation of a social entrepreneurship project called Agrolux". This project of our EIT Food alumni will be aimed mainly at young NEET. Those who do not have a job or are studying, can have a profitable occupation here and develop their own business.

Mum’s Cooking gains prominence during the pandemic


Mum’s Cooking brand is in line with the growing trend to make and consume frozen foods. This startup from the EWA (Empowering Women in Agrifood) program - an EIT Food initiative - was highlighted by Women'sHealth as a brand of frozen food that is simple and quick to prepare, but also nutritious and without the chemicals that characterize this type of products.

Straight Teeth Direct in Vogue magazine

Our alumni of the 8th edition of the BGI Accelerator, Straight Teeth Direct, was featured by Vogue magazine, in an article about Mouth Care Products. "Thanks to the arrival of affordable methods, it’s never been simpler to straighten your smile. Straight Teeth Direct has introduced at-home teeth molds..."

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