Emerging technologies in the spotlight

In the scope of its Emerging Technologies project, VdA is partner of the special edition of the Portuguese program "The Next Big Idea" - Special Santander Universities.

The best 30 ideas Special Edition of "The Next Big Idea" - Special Santander Universities originated a TV series in SIC Notícias and SIC Internacional entirely dedicated to entrepreneurship projects university-based.

It is an initiative that aims to discover, promote and reward the best ideas in development in Portuguese higher education institutions, whose eligibility criteria are unique designs, which maximize knowledge and introduce change and/or improvements in their fields economically and financially.

Fernando Resina da Silva (head partner of IT & Outsourcing practice and responsible for the working group Emerging Technologies), Catarina Pinto Correia (Public Law practice managing associate), Sebastião Nogueira (Banking & Finance practice associate), João Neves Sousa and João von Funcke (Real Estate & Environment and Banking & Finance practices trainees, respectively) take part of the television series where they talk about Entrepreneurs, Researchers and StartUps in different aspects connected to the theme “From the Innovation to the Commercialization”, namely Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, Funding and Capital and Corporations.