AHEAD Portugal

What?

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM!

AHEAD Portugal is a technology transfer, entrepreneurship & innovation program especially designed at and for Fraunhofer. It is tailored to challenge and promote complementary teams, establish actionable roadmaps, nurture pitching skills and intensively expose teams and tech to a broad external stakeholders’ network.

AHEAD Portugal aims at translating world-class technology into successful startups and take innovative ideas to market, by incubating spin-offs and concluding licensing agreements based on Fraunhofer technologies.

Through guidance, training, attracting investors and partners, AHEAD Portugal program will take research to market as a product and / or service. It will expose external entrepreneurs to the potential developed by Fraunhofer Portugal specialists, leading to the foundation of startups.

 

 

Why?

AHEAD Portugal will…

> Foster an entrepreneurial thinking and start-up culture;

> Translate FhP Researchers’ high potential technology to commercial availability;

> Take full advantage of FhP‘s IP portfolio;

> Promote return on investment from technology transfer;

> Nurture cooperative networks to embrace the future innovation needs of the market;

> Create conditions to maintenance of the country’s economy by transferring research into economic value-added.

 

 

 

Who?

EVERYONE @ FRAUNHOFER PORTUGAL who has the drive for learn something new and might want to embrace new adventures!

You may participate in teams of 2 or 3 elements.

All participants must be Fraunhofer Portugal employees.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When?

RIGHT NOW! 

Are you interested in investing in your work and development and take it to another level? Join us at AHEAD Portugal! 

AHEAD Portugal is inspired by the German program with proven success! It was designed specially to target the Portuguese technological and entrepreneurial ecosystem and it will support you and your team along the entire tech transfer process, connecting you to a broad enriching and inspiring stakeholder network. 

Check out the program timeline.

 

 

 

 

 

How?

THE PROCESS:  

Register your team with a technology of your choice, meeting the program criteria – you have until the 13th of November!  

Now, it’s up to you to commit with FhP colleagues to join the program as a team. 

This is not a contest - there will not be a selection! When you enroll, we’ll just want to know you better and understand your drive 😉 

Are you highly motivated and action-driven? Join us at AHEAD Portugal! 

 

REGISTER AND/OR CONTACT US FOR ANY CLARIFICATION!