Vodafone Power Lab 

"Exploration is the engine that drives innovation. Innovation drives economic growth."

Edith Widder

Vodafone Power Lab is an incubator created by Vodafone Portugal in 2009 to foster innovation and entrepreneurship. Designed to support technology-based startups through incubation, mentorship, networking, and an acceleration program. 

Each year Vodafone Power Lab receives hundreds of applications, especially from BGI, Labs Lisboa and UPTEC.


Vodafone Power Lab connects with the entrepreneurial ecosystem by promoting initiatives. It has aided in the launch of more than 200 projects, many of which are now well-established startups and scale-ups.

The initiatives currently develop

BIG Impact

Vodafone's annual competition looking for innovative technology-based projects capable of creating a positive impact on society

Be a Mentor

Built for Vodafone employees who want to get involved in the entrepreneurial ecosystem with moments of training, networking, and innovation

5G Hub

Vodafone Power Lab is part of the innovation lab of the future mobile network, allowing the startups to be part of this knowledge, innovation and experimental center


  • Free co-work space;

  • Rooms for meetings or training purposes in Lisbon;

  • Free incubation services;

  • Free internet access, fixed phone, and mobile communication plans with exclusive benefits;

  • Specialized mentoring and training;

  • Access to an extensive network of investors;

  • A variety of tablets and smartphones for product development and testing;

  • Legal and Intellectual Property consultancy services;

  • €10,000 in Amazon cloud services.

  • From $12,000 to $120,000 USD in IBM cloud services

  • Access to “Hubspot for Startups Partner” exclusive features.

In a space of a year, Vodafone Power Lab aspires that supported startups can:

Become a Supplier

By providing a distinguishing product or service that adds value to Vodafone.

Become a Client

Boost the startup's product by accessing the best national telecommunications network.

Integrate the Portfolio

Become a Partner for Brand Activation

By providing a solution that will integrate Vodafone’s portfolio and reach a much wider universe of customers.

Impacting society through significant actions in events.

How can you apply ?

You can apply through the Vodafone Power Lab website

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