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Road to Doing Business – Innovation Strategy

April 30, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The process to implement and develop an innovation culture within an organization, is seriously demanding. Startups can bring a lot to the table concerning pace, technology and new ways of doing things. Together, startups and mature organizations can understand how to identify opportunities, and move initiatives from the idea stage to implementation.

In this session we will explore the first steps to make innovation happen with the right strategy to design, develop and manage a 360º innovation ecosystem and dramatically increase your business innovation success rate.


About the Guest

Rui Coutinho

Firestarter. Agent Provocateur. Strategist, innovation and science manager, professor, researcher, mentor and entrepreneur. At Porto Business School, Rui the Executive Director for Innovation and Growth, where he coordinates in-company executive education, innovation, entrepreneurship, consultancy and intelligence activities and programs that try to look at the future to anticipate and understand what’s next for businesses and individuals. Rui Coutinho is the co-Director of the Executive MBI and professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Executive MBA and Magellan MBA (full time, international program).

Porto Business School

This session is promoted in partnership with Porto Business School (PBS).

Based in the city of Porto, PBS is a private and autonomous institution belonging to both to the University of Porto and 35 other organizations, most of them multinational companies.

With a blend of the Executive pragmatism and experience with the Academic rigor, research and access to leading edge technology, PBS help clients and students to identify trends and future challenges, rethink their strategy and develop new competencies to succeed in the future.

Porto Business School is ranked in the Financial Times in the top 80 of the best business schools in the world.


About the Road to Doing Business

In troubled times when collaboration can only bring an advantage to the ecosystem, together with UPTEC, ScaleUp Porto is promoting the 5th edition of Doing Business. In this activity, startups and mature organizations look for synergies through a set of match-making meetings.

Before these meetings, we are preparing a set of webinars where relevant topics will be discussed and will, hopefully, increase the chances of success in these meetings. These sessions were prepared considering the activity, but everyone is invited to join in.

Explore the full Road to Doing Business agenda and get ready to do some business!!




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