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Check out these 6 exciting speakers at Web Summit 2022

As the next edition of our tech event edges closer and closer we wanted to keep you updated with the latest speakers announced for Web Summit 2022. Here are six exciting names you can check out in Lisbon, this November. Jeff Shiner, CEO, 1Password Over the last decade, Jeff has played a key role in…
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Corporate Innovation Hub

By implementing open innovation programs, Corporates will have access to these great benefits: ▪ Solving strategic or operational “problems”; ▪ Reducing time-to-market for new products; ▪ Increase Value for your brand; ▪ Increase competitive advantage; ▪ Implementing Innovation in a very cost-competitive way ▪ Increase Customer satisfaction and its loyalty; ▪ Create new revenue streams;…
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Podcast: Why we need to slow fast fashion – and how we do it

The fashion industry has now become an economy unto itself, emitting as much greenhouse gas each year as France, Germany and the UK combined. From the agricultural production of natural textile materials to the manufacturing processes required to create our garments to transport at each step of the supply chain, ‘fast’ fashion comes at a…
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Auto Innovation Hub

The auto sector has a significant weight in the business fabric, being one of the main sectors in terms of wealth creation, employment, and technological innovation in the European Industry. The sector’s entire value chain must help shape new international standards for safe, sustainable, accessible, secure and resilient mobility.  It faces huge challenges for a…
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What does the future hold for Latin American tech investment?

Why did Latin America experience some of the sharpest increases in VC investment of any region in the last 10 years? And is the multi-country bloc prepared for an economic slump? Latin American companies have been a staple in any investment strategy – particularly in ecommerce and fintech – for a decade. Venture funding in…
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Podcast: Therapy 2.0 – The next step in mental health treatment

The worlds of medicine and psychedelics are getting closer. How can new mental health treatments become part of the norm? Optimised MDMA dosing, psychedelic precision medicine, LSD neutralising… The landscape of psychiatry is changing fast. As traditional medicine continues to advance, and in order to combat the wave of mental health problems heightened by the…
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Webinar Health 16.09.2022

Health is one of the main sectors needed to hold a country. Being the most impacted and exhausted sector due to the pandemic, it’s also one of the sectors needing a faster recovery with innovative solutions. On this coming 16th September, we will host a Webinar  where we will launch the  Health Open Innovation Program,…
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Do you have a Tourism based Startup?

Tourism is one of Portugal’s main economic sectors and was one of the most hurted by the pandemic. However, it is also one of the sectors that is receiving the most capital injection in order to recover, faster than any other sectors,  its pre-pandemic levels.  On this coming 15th September, we will host a Webinar …
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WebSummit Mission 2022 –  Open Innovation Webinars now  scheduled

One of the highlights of this year ́s WebSummit Mission 2022  will be our Open Innovation Programs matching great startups with European companies and investors.  Over the coming weeks, we will be running the  WebSummit Open Innovation Series Webinars  as pre-WebSummit preparations.  Book your agenda for the 15th Tourism Open Innovation. 16th the Health Open…
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