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.
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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. 
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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

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


Mobility Solutions:
Matchmaking Day

Connect for Urban Mobility: Join EIT Urban Mobility & BGI to catalyze innovation through startup-industry partnerships

27th of September

EIT Food Seedbed Incubator

Open Day

Explore the future of the agrifood sector at the Agrifood Open Day, a national event organized by the EIT Food Hub Portugal, in collaboration with the Municipality of Arruda dos Vinhos.

19th of october

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.
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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. 

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