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Agriculture Minister guarantees 5% increase in CAP funds

This increase of 5% is at current prices, the benchmark used by the European Commission in the CAP between programming periods.

Azorean companies use technology to conquer the world

From startups linked to animal welfare to large economic groups, Azorean companies are betting on R&D to expand business. JE went to meet several companies that are giving letters abroad.

Startup Portugal director says that startups represent innovation that would take “years and years to implement”

João Borga sees in startups a door “of innovation, speed and agility”, which is “very beneficial” for the national industry, “because it allows for a cheap way to make a quantitative leap and show what the evolution of the company itself is industry in a short time ”.

33 Portuguese startups raised more than ten million euros in 2018-2019

According to a study carried out by the Spanish bank Caixabank, together with the Spanish business management faculty, IESE, startups based in Lisbon raised, on average, in the last financing round, 239.464 euros, below the average of the funding raised by the startups of the Port of 370.889 euros.

Attention, startups and universities. Deadline for registration for a prize of 1 million has been extended

There is still time to participate in the third edition of the IN3 + Innovation Award, an initiative promoted by the National Press - Casa da Moeda.

Over 70% of startups are operating normally and some anticipate expansion

Almost half of the companies surveyed in a study by EY, SAP and Startup Portugal believe that the most useful support measures at this time would be tax incentives and exemptions.

Startup Flow launches mobility management system for companies and cities

The company owned by Galp Energia created a solution that aggregates data from vehicles, charging stations, energy suppliers, users, micro-mobility initiatives or public systems.

Hotels will be able to have online platform to collect and deliver luggage to tourists

Luggage sealed, sanitized and delivered wherever you want. The idea and the software is from the Portuguese startup LUGGit, which intends to expand the services of the hotel units in Porto and Lisbon. “We realized that the number of tourists has reduced and that we could adapt more to the sector”, says the CEO to Jornal Económico.

Government wants to double the number of startups and investment in entrepreneurship

The Secretary of State for Digital Transition opened the session “A Step Into the Future”, promoted by Jornal Económico and Huawei, and launched a challenge to entrepreneurs: “Look at this period as a strong opportunity”.

Three Portuguese health startups recognized in European program

Bac3Gel, C-mo Medical Solutions and Criam are among the finalists for two health care accelerators from EIT Health.

Smart Sightseeing. A bus with panoramic views over Lisbon but in video form

The minibus stands out for being completely glazed and at the front having a large screen. This transport, which allows you to have a 360º view of Lisbon, appears to respond to the challenges that traditional panoramic buses for tourists present.

The Loop Co. receives an investment of 375 thousand euros from the Fundo Bem Commons and Fund for Social Innovation

The Loop Co., which develops technological solutions applied to the circular economy, announced that it had closed an investment agreement worth 375 thousand euros.

UpHill distinguished with award from the National Innovation Agency

Since it was founded in 2015, the startup has consolidated its growth in Portugal, reaching 100 thousand users on the platform and internationalizing the product in Europe.

OrCam Technologies. Artificial Intelligence helps people with vision problems

“Optimum character recognition technology allows you to understand the structure of texts, capture images and videos instantly so you can analyze them (which are discarded after use) and perform all of their functions without the need for Wi-Fi connection,” said the country. manager of OrCam Technologies to Jornal Económico.

“Zomato” was born to mark spas, hairdressers and PT

After digitizing the restoration in Portugal, Miguel Alves Ribeiro, director of Zomato in Portugal, opened a new business to put all wellness spaces online. From this Saturday you will be able to book the barber or beautician through “Sheer Me”.
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