We are now accepting applications for the 2017 edition of the Business Ignition Program (BIP), a business model iteration program for technologies developed in academia. Soon we will announce the start date of the program, so do not miss the opportunity and apply now.

I have an idea or project and I intend to create a BIP team

All interested parties may apply to create a bussiness based on an innovative technology through the Business Ignition Programme (8 face-to-face hours/week, for 12 weeks)

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I have business skills and I would like to be part of a BIP team

To join BIP, we are searching for individuals who are fluent in English, with management training (MBA, marketing, economics, industrial engineering, among others) or with proven skills in the business area, that are interested in creating new technology-based businesses. Applicants must be able to contribute with their skills, experience and networking for the development of innovative business models for the selected technologies.

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Does your company have a challenge/need/problem that you want to address within the programme?

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NEWS

  • BIP Final Pitch Day | Photo Gallery

    BIP Final Pitch Day 28th July 2017 Bioaqua solutions won the 1st Edition of the BIP – Business Ignition Programme 2017. Ana Ferreira (CIIMAR), Cristina Calheiros (CIIMAR) and Ester Almeida (FEP), presented innovative nature-based solutions focusing on Ler mais…

EVENTS

  • BIP Final Session on the 28th of July

    The Final Session of the Business Ignition Programme will be held on 28 July, together with the faststart PORTO 2017 program. Fifteen business ideas developed within these two acceleration programs will be presented at Porto Business Ler mais…

  • BIP kick-off on the 10th of May

    Ten technology-based projects will participate in another edition of the BIP, organized by U.Porto Inovação, CIIMAR and INESC TEC. For 12 weeks the teams, composed of researchers and business elements, will work on a value Ler mais…