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A true ecosystem can only exist when everyone is aligned under a mission.

Porto challenged you once again!

In 2019, the Call for Activities had its third edition, again dedicated to boosting the actions of the city’s entrepreneurship, innovation and technology community, with a view to promote an even more active and dynamic ecosystem.

Once another edition is concluded, we provide the final balance of this edition, in addition to the contents created during the eight selected activities.

Call for Activities 2019 in Numbers

Maximum financial support
Selected Activities
People involved
Guests and Organizers
Media Publications

The 8 selected activities include:

  • 6 Meetups
  • 5 Conferences
  • 1 Bootcamp
  • 1 Competition

Know the activities

Organizer: Lemon Works

A conference for companies and startups to learn, listen and interact with different projects that have a strong company culture. Some case studies were presented and discussed.

Some results:
– 100 participants and 13 guests

Website | VideoPhotos

Organizador: Data Science Portugal

A networking and knowledge exchange day focused in Data Science that aimed to make Porto region a reference in Data Science. Sharing information was promoted with Data Science enthusiasts as well as exchange between startups, institutions, national and international associations, which activity is developed in relevant areas for the different disciplines from Data science, creating networking opportunities.

Some results:
– 450 participants, 30 organizers e 18 guests

Website | VideoPhotos

Organizer: U. Porto Inovação

Conference aimed at bringing together researchers and entrepreneurs, challenging them to share projects, practices and results of initiatives that are shaping the future.

Some results:
– 160 participants, 8 organizers e 16 guests

Website | VideoPhotos

Organizer: Founders Founders

A two-day event that aimed to bring together the founders of high-growth and high-impact companies, so that they could share knowledge, ideas and experiences related to the process of growing companies.

Some results:
– 50 participants, 6 organizers e 10 guests

Website | VideoPhotos

Organizer: MOXY Studios | OPO.Network

With a series of meetups, aims to bring creative communities together, promote initiatives that create awareness, knowledge and opportunities, focusing on JavaScript, Design and Marketing.

Some results:
– 600 participants, 7 organizers e 8 guests

Website | VideoPhotos

Organizer: Thinking Spoon

A three-day bootcamp for creative freelancers and solopreneurs. It included discussions, conferences and workshops, to strengthen this community.

Some results:
– 185 participants, 10 organizers e 30 guests

Website | VideoPhotos

Organizer: FES Agency | Portuguese Women in Tech

A technological challenge to focus on climate change and involve women in technology. The concept is centred in the possibility of sharing knowledge and experience that will promote the involvement of women in technology, potentiating their connections to the tech ecosystem.

Some results:
– 70 participants, 5 organizers e 8 guests

Website | VídeoFotografias

Organizer: INESC TEC

Summer school focused on topics related to computer vision and artificial intelligence, which brought together guests from universities and reference research centers. The program was aimed at graduate students, researchers, professionals from the Academy and industry and all those who want to develop knowledge on these topics.

Some results:
– 60 participants, 13 organizers e 12 guests

Website | VideoPhotos

Rules and Applications

Jury Members

Effective Members:

  • Clara Gonçalves (UPTEC)
  • Paula Morais (ANJE)
  • Paulo Calçada (Associação Porto Digital)
  • Paulo Ferraz (Porto Design Factory)
  • Rita Marques (Portugal Ventures)
  • Rui Coutinho (Porto Business School)

Substitute Members:

  • Daniela Monteiro (Associação Porto Digital)
  • Rafael Pires (Associação Porto Digital)