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Entrepreneurship at NOVA

NOVA aims to create and develop an entrepreneurial ecosystem within the University, through the involvement of several entities. It aims to stimulate the entrepreneurial culture among students and increase their potential for success. Annually, numerous conferences and workshops are developed to motivate and encourage entrepreneurship’s best practices.

Entrepreneurship Council

The Entrepreneurship Council was created in order to ensure the involvement of all the schools that form the University and the existence of real multidisciplinary work.

Entrepreneurship Office

The University has an Entrepreneurship Office where students, teachers, researchers and alumni can find support to develop their new idea, to grow or to expand their business.

The Entrepreneurship Office guarantees:

  • Promotion of entrepreneurship, technology transfer and management of intellectual property of the University
  • Support to the entrepreneurship promoting activities that NOVA organizes in collaboration with its schools 
  • Support to Nova’s schools in their activities to promote entrepreneurship, technology transfer and management of intellectual property 
  • Support to student originated initiatives connected to the development of the entrepreneurship spirit

Contacts of the Entrepreneurship Office:

E-mail: novaempreendedorismo@unl.pt
Tel: +351 213 845 200

Professor Isabel Rocha is the Pro-Rector who coordinates the Entrepreneurship Office.

Email: irocha@unl.pt

Tel: +351 213 845 200


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