Decisions from the first “INL Summit – Scale Travels”

November 16, 2015

After two days of presentations and parallel sessions filled with interesting discussions the first INL Summit – Scale Travels ended with important decisions and the signing of three cooperation agreements.

Soon, INL will initiate the setting up of a new regional coordination body between Galicia and Northern Portugal. The goal is to enable efficient coordination of strategic research and innovation activities among universities, research and technology organisations and regional authorities, including the Municipality of Braga.

Company stakeholders and research institutes representatives invited to participate in round table discussion INL agreed to establish a cluster incorporating a novel and innovative methodology to foster the uptake of nanotechnology along the industrial value chains, in order to increase competitiveness and create a new job.

On the first day, INL signed three agreements with regional entities, with the purpose to establish close cooperation regarding the promotion, identification, implementation, management and monitoring of actions in the field of nanotechnology and key enabling technologies in the Galician/Northern Region of Portugal.