Society

Tomorrow Summit goes online for valuable networking on the challenges of the next decade

Artificial Intelligence, Digital Health, Smart Cities and sustainability are some of the topics under approach in this year’s Tomorrow Summit. Owing to the pandemic, the summit, exclusively organised by the Federação Académica do Porto - FAP, takes to a virtual platform. The event is free and it is held on 25th, 26th and 27th November.

Xmas window decoration contest 2020: applications are now open

Xmas is just around the corner and in spite of the unprecedented times we are living at global level, the “Montras de Natal” contest is here, as tradition, to showcase the best businesses in the city of Porto. The Xmas Window decoration contest is promoted by Porto City Hall, jointly with the Traders Association of Porto. This is now the 5th edition and applications are running till 30th November.

The U.Porto provides talent to the Ariel Space mission

The University of Porto (UP) is part of the European Space Agency mission Ariel, the first devoted to studying nature, the development and evolution of exoplanets, whose launch is Schedule to happen in 2029.

Porto launches second campaign to convey key messages regarding Covid-19 preventive measures

The Municipality of Porto strengthened the mupi campaign launched in October as regards communication the right behaviour and attitudes that each and every one can adopt in order to reach a collective impact on the fight against the spread of the new coronavirus.

Check this out: there’s a new game in the hood

The new cultural intervention project “Breaking”, promoted by Porto City Hall, is changing the most vulnerable neighbourhoods in Porto. The national TV Channel RTP1 reported what changed in the lives of these young boys and girls that are now complete fans of this modality.

Porto City Hall is shortlisted for Public Policies Prize as regards earlier screening of Covid-19 in nursing homes

Porto City Hall is among the five finalists of the IPPS-Iscte Public Policies Prize. This recognition is the result of the Municipal programme to early detection of Covid-19 in Residential Structures for Elderly People in the city of Porto, which provided screening and testing to all beneficiaries and care workers of retirement homes within the Municipality of Porto. The winners will be announced on 20th November, in an online ceremony.

The Guardian illustrates Europe’s response to Covid-19 second wave with Porto’s communication campaign

The Guardian displays Porto’s Covid prevention measures campaign to explain how Europe is tackling the pandemic’s second wave. The online article highlights how several European countries, such as Austria, Germany, France, Sweden and Portugal are implementing measures, as regards, for instance, community engagement and restrictions.