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5the Edition of Altice International Innovation Award (AIIA)

on 23-09-2021

... Altice International Innovation Award (AIIA) intends to award projects from finalist students and startups in the incubation phase, who present innovative projects in technological areas relevant to Altice International’s core business, regardless of the background of their authors/promoters.

The winning Master's or Ph.D. students will be awarded a money prize of €25.000. The winning Startups (up to 3 years old) will be awarded a money prize of €50.000; yet, this year’s edition has extra prizes.

The “Inclusive by Fundação Altice Portugal” initiative promotes good digital inclusion practices, particularly in the school, professional and social contexts, providing a set of services, solutions, and technological initiatives for people with disabilities. The projects that promote the digital inclusion of people with special needs, may also qualify to earn an additional €15,000. As a part of the partnership between Altice Labs and the National Innovation Agency (ANI), AIIA is also promoting the "Born From Knowledge (BfK)" Awards, which aims to distinguish Portuguese “knowledge-born” projects, as well as Portuguese startups that stand out, the most in R&D activities.

Apply until September 23rd! More Information..

IP Academy | Cycle of Seminars on Intellectual and Industrial Property

on 28-04-2021

... Together with Patentree and Politécnico de Leiria, IT is promoting a cycle of seminars focused on Intellectual and Industrial Property. These sessions are aimed at any IT Member with interest on this theme.


Trade secret, open source and patents | Computer-implemented inventions

From research to market | Mechanical and Robotic inventions

From research to market | Medical devices & Biotechnology inventions

Space Race – Protection of inventions made or for use in space

Software and Business models

The first session will be held online, on April 28th | 2.30pm, and will focus on ICT:

- Trade secret, open source and patents – tips and tricks
- Computer-implemented inventions (in AI): Portuguese, European and US Jurisprudence

SPEAKER: Luís Humberto Ferreira
(European Patent Attorney)

To register for this first session on April 28th, exclusive for IT members, please follow the link:
More Information..