IT has signed a protocol with the City of Aveiro to be one of the partners of the new Aveiro business incubator – Incubadora inAveiro. Along with IT, represented by the Director of IT in Aveiro José Neves, the University of Aveiro (UA), Altice Labs., Microsoft, Nokia and Inovaria also accepted the invitation to become strategic partners in the incubator.
The signing of the protocol took place in the Salão Nobre do Parque de Exposições de Aveiro, last March 31, on the inauguration cerimony of the Incubadora inAveiro. Among the 60 people that witnessed the ceremony were the entities that form the Advisory Committee, specialists that will be part of the Network of Mentors and Experts and companies that collaborate in the Network of Service Providers of the incubator.
According to Raquel Castro Madureira, from the Aveiro City Council, besides having the support of all of the incubator partners, entrepreneurs will also have at their disposal three programs: Pre-incubation, with 25 weeks to validate their project; Incubation, with 50 weeks to start the business; and Acceleration, whith 100 weeks to help speed up the business projects.