InnovFin Seminar - Supporting Innovation in Portugal
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- Date: 27 February 2015
- CCL-Centro de Congressos de Lisboa, Praça das Indústrias (Junqueira)
The EIB Group, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Science, hosted an interactive seminar on their financial products for innovative and growth businesses in Lisbon, Portugal on Friday 27th February 2015.
The seminar consisted of case studies and two separate workshops covering the different financing options available to companies and financial intermediaries. It was open to CEOs, CFOs and top management of innovative companies (from large SMEs to corporates) in the automotive, ICT, biotech and industrial sectors, as well as financial intermediaries, financial advisory organizations and industry associations.
This event also provided an excellent opportunity to network with the EIB and EIF operational teams.
Both the EU and the EIB Group intend to more than double their combined support for research and innovation in Europe over the next 7 years, making more than EUR 24bn available.
Supporting Innovation in Portugal, Birthe Bruhn-Léon - EIB, José Carlos Caldeira - National Agency of Innovation, João Almeida Lopes - Business Confederation of Portugal
EIB financing under InnovFin - Francisco Catalão, Novabase
Supporting SMEs via local banks, BPI