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ScaleUp For Europe

Europe has been witnessing a significant overall change in the paradigm of entrepreneurship and innovation is the last decade. Hundreds of startup are ready to grow all over Europe and face challenges related to growth. In this context, cities can have a unique role facilitating companies growth and the creation of a thriving innovation ecosystem:

  • Fostering local development by focusing on cities role as aggregators in a complex and heterogeneous European network;
  • Supporting companies ready to scale to achieve sustainable development and growth in a global economy;
  • Involving citizens and empower them to take advantage of the growing innovation environment that provides new highly qualified job opportunities.

The city of Porto is initiating through the ScaleUp Porto program an important commitment to consolidate the innovation ecosystem that can be re ected all across Europe.