Economy

Porto represented in the biggest Real Estate event in Europe

Porto will be present, for the second time, in the real estate investment fair Expo Real, in Munich, Germany, from 11 – 13 October.

Porto voted one of the best cities in Europe in 2021 by the Condé Nast Traveler

Porto appears in second place on the ranking of the best cities in Europe 2021, a voting carried out by the readers of the respected magazine Condé Nast Traveler. It’s the only Portuguese city in the top 10.

Researchers from Porto develop job seeker mobile app

A new job seeker mobile app was developed by researchers at the Systems and Computer Engineering Institute of Porto (INESC Porto). It is called ‘Life Skills VR - Life Skills for Employment in COVID-19 Era through VR Innovation and it could be a swift tool to help mitigate the unemployment rates due to the ongoing pandemic. The project takes on a consortium format that includes countries such as the United Kingdom, Greece, Italy and Malta.

Team of the U.Porto reaches podium at the World Data League Final

A team of PhD students of FEUP and researchers of INESC TEC reached second podium position at the World Data League (WDL) Final.

Critical Techworks is developing BMW’s innovative technology for reducing emissions

A hybrid car that upon entering low or zero emissions areas automatically runs as an electric vehicle: this type of technology is called BMW eDriveZones and was developed by Critical Techworks, a joint venture by BMW and Portuguese company Critical Software. This technology reaches Porto, Braga and Lisbon in July.

Win! Customers get gifts from Porto local traders to enliven summer days

Porto City Hall did it again! Like in previous years, the Municipality is promoting a campaign that engages customers and local businesses in Porto; that means that any customer who buys in a local store is gifted a sweet summer treat to help celebrate summer days. The Municipality will provide wrapping paper, stickers and sticky tapes and fans to the traders that adhere to this initiative.

2.13 million euros to support the return of traders to the Bolhão Market

The Municipal Executive unanimously aproved a proposal to support the return of traders to the ancient and now fully renovated Bolhão Market. The amount of 2.13 million euros has been approved for adaptation works and rearrangement of business spaces.