NOVA University Lisbon partnered once again with European Innovation Academy (EIA) and was present in the second edition of this initiative in Portugal, which took place in Cascais from July 15 to August 3.
From the 10 winning teams, three include students from NOVA who now have the chance to further develop their projects:
With 500 participants from 75 nationalities, 100 news startups and 90 speakers and mentors, this was the largest academy ever organized by European Innovation Academy.
For three weeks, EIA promoted an accelaration program to transform ideas in startups. During this period, participants worked in groups in the development of an idea with the help of 90 speakers and mentors from international institutions such as Stanford University, U.C. Berkeley and Google, as well as other companies from Silicon Valley.
European Innovation Academy is a non-profit organization that promotes capacitation of future entreprenerus and digital growth of companies. It is recognized as a leader in the area of education for tech entrepreneurship.
In Portugal, the initiative had its first edition in 2017. In 2018, EIA in Estoril has as its partners Câmara Municipal de Cascais, Santander Universidades, Daimler, NOVA University Lisbon, Nova School of Business and Economics and Beta-i.