Economy

UPTEC scaled-up company Knok raises a total investment of 1.7 million euros

knok, a scale up company of UPTEC – Science and Technology Park of Porto has just finished an investment round of 1.7 million euros. This capital injection will be applied in increasing globalisation and the development of a video consultation platform to facilitate the doctor-patient communication.

Gaming industry Doing Business meetings promoted by the ScaleUp Porto initiative

ScaleUp Porto promotes another edition of the Doing Business initiative, in partnership with Indie X, the major event of the Indie videogames in Portugal. The goal is to promote businesses in this growing industry.

Economy in Porto.

Economy in Porto.

UPTEC scaled-up company Knok raises a total investment of 1.7 million euros

knok, a scale up company of UPTEC - Science and Technology Park of Porto has just finished an investment round of 1.7 million euros. This capital injection will be applied in increasing globalisation and the development of a video consultation platform to facilitate the doctor-patient communication.

Digital platform promotes the reuse of items in good condition

The platform "Dar e Reutilizar" (aka, "Give and Reuse") was established in Porto during lockdown, and the goal is to combine solidarity purposes and environmental awareness, as regards consumption impetus. Thus, garments, furniture, toys, household appliances or even tools are some of the items that can be found in this space devoted to promoting the reuse of goods and materials and to boosting sustainability.

Portugal is Best European Destination for the 4th year running and Porto is World's Leading City Break 2020

The supreme Tourism Oscars, aka World Travel Awards 2020 state that Portugal is the Best European Destination for the 4th year running and Porto is the World's Leading City Break Destination 2020.

Porto is among the friendliest cities in Europe by Condé Nast Readers' Choice Awards 2020

The great news, not a novelty, though, as The Invicta has been included in several world rankings by Condé Nast for the past years, is that Porto is shortlisted as the fourth friendliest City in the World, as voted by readers of Condé Nast Traveller in the Readers' Choice Awards 2020. You know, "the places with the smiliest, most welcoming people" are waiting for visitors.

Career Summit goes digital to debate job market challenges amidst the ongoing pandemic

The 3rd edition of the Career Summit joined in a digital format on 28th October to debate what are the most significant challenges facing the labour market and what can be done in regards to career guidance. "Institutions, companies are facing challenges that were never seen before, and this brings challenges, adding to the many that already existed before the pandemic. Our reality has altered overnight", highlighted councillor for Housing and Social Cohesion, Fernando Paulo during the Career...

Oenologist from Porto Bento Amaral is nominated for the "Wine Person of the Year" prize

The renowned American magazine Wine Enthusiast shortlisted the oenologist from Porto Bento Amaral for the "Wine Person of the Year" award. The winemaker from the Invicta is among the five selected nominees. Bento Amaral is the director of the technical and Certification Services of the Port and Douro Wines Institute (IVDP) since 2013 and has devoted its professional career, namely as head of the Wine tasting Department at the IVDP, and as a trainer in advanced training courses for...

From Porto to Bali: alumnus of FEUP started a fashion brand amid the pandemic

Tiago Ferreira da Silva, alumnus of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP) just started a fashion brand - The Flying Dutchman. The former student from Porto did this in Bali, amid the pandemic, where he established a sustainable clothing brand.