An audience of more than 150 people, 11 projects that want to change the world, lots of inspiration and networking.
The business projects that resulted from the tech-based ideas supported by HiTech were presented at the closing session of this initiative, last July 3 at Porto Business School, with an audience of more than 150 people.
In this first edition of HiTech participated 11 projects developed by 33 researchers from Portuguese R&D institutions, 11 management students from Porto Business School and Nova SBE and 24 business mentors.
HiTech projects 2018:
At the closing session intervened the Secretary of State of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Maria Fernanda Rollo, António Brandão de Vasconcelos, President of the Board of HiSeedTech, Ramon O'Callaghan, President of the Board of PBS and Pedro Vilarinho, General Manager of HiSeedTech.
We also had a roundtable discussion about “Science and technology-driven innovation" with the presence of: Marta Cerejo from FCT Universidade Nova de Lisboa; Nuno Azevedo from Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto; Nuno Silva from Efacec; Steve Markham from Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions and North Carolina State University; Tiago Monteiro Brandão from Super Bock Group and Cristina Simões from HiSeedtech that was the moderator.