Economy

Adentis is to open a second office space in Porto and hire more collaborators till the end of the year

The good performance and the growth in the city of Porto will lead Adentis to open a second office space in the Invicta and to hire another one hundred engineers. This office is estimated to be fully operating by the end of the year.

Search for Porto’s authentic origins by visiting the most thrilling viewpoints ever in town

Discover the most magnificent details of Porto‘s landscape through the lenses of the several viewpoints in the city. The new Porto City Hall promotional video offers 24 breath-taking overviews of the Invicta. Let your eyes have it.

The three of the best: the winners of the São João Window Competition 2021 have been disclosed

The winners of the Best São João Window Competition 2021 have been disclosed. This contest is promoted by Porto City Hall, in partnership with the Porto Traders Association (Associação de Comerciantes do Porto), and the initiative’s main goal is to find out which shop windows best celebrate the São João Feast, a deeply rooted tradition in the Invicta. There are three awarded windows: first podium place wins a prize Money of 2.250 euros, the second gets 1.750 and the third receives 1.250 euros.

UPTEC’s startup is part of the project to protect Europe’s defence communications

The U. Porto Spin-off and startup incubated at UPTEC- Science and Technology Park of Porto Adyta will collaborate in the development of quantum communications networks to strengthen Europe’s defence communications autonomy. This project termed DISCRETION will be developed for 42 months and has a budget of more than 6.7 million euros.

It’s time to look up…

As we ease to our normal (almost, at least!) lives and outings, take time to stroll through the streets of Porto, especially the most renowned Rua de Santa Catarina and gaze at the sky, literally!

Group Mercadona adds new investment in Porto and creates another 60 jobs

This is the third opening of a Mercadona supermarket in Porto and it is located in Lordelo do Ouro. This Spanish supermarket chain not only brings investment job creation, shares environmental concerns and acts on behalf of solidarity values.

World mayors sign the Porto Declaration on Tourism and the Future of Cities

The signing of the Porto Declaration marks the conclusion of the UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, which was held at Porto Customs, today, 9 July.

The Secretary General of The World Tourism Organisation was welcomed at Porto City Chambers on 8 July

The Secretary General of The World Tourism Organisation, Zurab Pololikashvili was welcomed on Thursday by the Mayor of Porto, Rui Moreira, at the City Council Chambers.

World mayors gather in Porto to take part in the UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism

Throughout today, 9 July, Porto Customs hosts the mayors of several world cities, as well as other organisations and professionals in the tourism sector, for the third edition of the UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism. The Secretary General of the UNWTO participated at the opening ceremony, Zurab Pololikashvili, as well as the Ministry of State, Economy and Digital Transition, Pedro Siza Vieira.

Start-up from Porto Sword Health gets funding of 85 million dollars and wants to double its workforce

Sword Health, the tech company from Porto got a 85 million dollars funding (71.4 million euros), and wants to hire immediately. Last February, the company opened vacancies as a result of the increase in demand for digital physiotherapy to replace in-person sessions, owing to the new confinement; now, SWORD Health wants to double its workforce and hire up to 200 collaborators to work in its office in Porto, for starters.