Looking for an innovation, education or acceleration program that will take you further? BGI is a leading organization in Portugal, with a global reach, dedicated to helping innovators achieve their business goals in a sustainable way. With a wide variety of programs in the areas of agrifood, climate, manufacturing, mobility and health, we equip you with the skills and the knowledge you need to succeed in today's fast-paced market. Explore our programs and learn how we can help you succeed while making an impact.
we operate in


Together with entities like EIT Food, we empower innovators, entrepreneurs and consumers to transform the food system for a sustainable future. Join us in creating a healthier, more transparent and greener food system for all. 
we operate in


We connect you with renowned national and international companies to help you implement pilot projects and create synergies. Through our mobility programs, we give you the chance to grow your enterprise and revolutionize the way we move in urban spaces. Join us to create more efficient, accessible and sustainable cities for all.


We empower entrepreneurs to drive innovation in healthcare at national, European and global levels. We connect startups with a leading innovation community dedicated to driving healthcare advancements through entrepreneurship, education and research.
we operate in


We are committed to helping global entrepreneurs fight climate change. By supporting the brightest minds in business and academia, we help bring solutions to the market that have a positive impact on the environment. From clean cities to marine biotechnology, find out how we can help you power your sustainable technology.
we operate in


Through our Digital programs, we give you the chance to boost your business and revolutionize the world of digital technology by connecting you with investors, companies and other players and experts in our network.
we operate in


BGI is dedicated to fostering innovation and collaboration between businesses and individuals, to help them bring their ideas to life and create a positive impact on society. Through our programs and initiatives, we provide the necessary support and resources to help entrepreneurs and startups grow and thrive in today's rapidly changing business environment.

Our Opportunities

Scaleup Portugal

This report identifies the 25 most promising Portuguese scaleups (TOP 25) within a 5 year period

14th of December

EIT Food Seedbed Incubator

RIS Inspire – HealthySoil4Soil 2.0 Food Edition

an exceptional 3-week online course, brimming with fresh content and abundant resources.


EIC Services

BGI offers you a wide range of services, resources and expertise to take your business to the next level!


i-Danha Food Lab

he main goal of this initiative is to bring together various agri-food stakeholders who are committed to accelerating the revolution in food systems to make them more sustainable and support our societies and the planet.

17th of November

EIT Food Seedbed Incubator

Sustainable Foods Test Bed

Testing and experimentation facilities for sustainable food production

EIT Food Seedbed Incubator

Why BGI?

Trusted by Global Entrepreneurs.

We are a 13-year-old Portuguese accelerator and powerhouse. Over the last decade, we have delivered impactful acceleration programs to more than 150 ventures, helping them raise over €300 million, with a survival rate of 64%. Our portfolio has more than 800 entrepreneurs from 70 countries, including two unicorns.
Header image
Header image

Results-Driven Approach.

Our genesis at MIT and our long-standing partnership with the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) allowed us to fine-tune several areas of innovation. With cutting-edge methodology and the results achieved by our programs approach, our focus is on delivering measurable results that drive business growth. 

Get the support you need

Do you have any further questions?
Use our contact form to connect with our team and get the support you need.

Talk to us