The biggest global event in the area of entrepreneurship and technology, Web Summit, arrived to Lisbon. The Road 2 Web Summit promotes and supports projects that stand out in Portugal for their innovative potential and ensures them facilitated access to the event and the chance to join the entrepreneurial environment.
Of all the portuguese startups, 66 will be chosen to showcase their projects at Web Summit with an Alpha Pass and 7 winners will meet Political Leaders at the technology event. 
The competition took place in Lisbon’s Beato Creative Hub, on the 21st September.


Get to know 66 startups that will represent Portugal at the Web Summit



PT has challenged start-ups to develop IoT (Internet of things) solutions based on its IoT platform. During the two days of IoT Challenge PT (19 and 20 October) entrepreneurs will be able to develop innovative, fast, scalable and flexible IoT solutions with PT’s services and platforms, or adapt and innovate their own IoT solutions. Startups, developers and integrators operating on the M2M (Machine to Machine) and IoT market may issue their subscription until the 7th of October.
The three winning projects will win Alpha passes for the Web Summit 2016.


Because entrepreneurship and innovation are founded upon knowledge and learning. Born from Knowledge gathers a group of initiatives, based upon the actions of Students and Ideas, developed within the scope of the Web Summit.

Students - Web Summit will take place, for the fist time, in Lisbon, from November 7-10. Higher education students can enrol in the volunteer programme. This is a fantastic opportunity for students to gain work experience, take advantage of an impressive networking environment and attend Web Summit free. Volunteers are asked to complete three shifts, one shift per day. Shift times can vary but are usually between 5 to 6 hours.

Ideas - This is a national competition for innovative ideas from higher education students and post-doctoral researchers based upon their learning and scientific knowledge. The ideas must demonstrate creativity, innovation, and economic and financial viability.

There must be a visible link between the scientific and technologic dimension of the idea and social and cultural responsibility. The best ideas will be awarded tickets to Web Summit and access to a entrepreneurship and innovation programme provided by the National Innovation Agency (ANI). Submissions closed.

Web Summit Lisbon

The greatest conference about tech and entrepreneurship in the world will be taking place in Lisbon, in November 2016. Become a global success. 


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