Porto is the World capital of technology and innovation this April

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Four decades after the best worlwide universities' programmers started competing, the final is closer than ever, with the 2019 International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) taking place in Porto, from 31 March to 6 April.

The University of Porto will play host to the final, which will happen on 4 April. For six full days, the Invicta will be the capital of technology and innovation.

The competition is organised by the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto (FCUP), and the activities programme features the 2019 National Computer Olympics, a hackathon, meetings that will bring together companies and young entrepreneurs, conferences on the future of technology, as well as debates on the digital Single Market. These are but some of the events taking place at Porto Customs and at Porto Innovation Hub.

The final is scheduled to take place from 31 March till 5 April, at The Customs Building of Porto. An estimated 1500 students from all over the globe will fight for the title of Programming World Champions.

This is the first time that a Portuguese team will play the final of such prestigious competition.
Click here for full information on the event.