inRes 2016 Has
started one more edition of inRes,
the business acceleration initiative of the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program
(CMU Portugal), funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. The
preparation phase, which features five teams – All in Surf, Helppier, James, Smart
Insole and Wireless Link - is focused on empowering the participants and on fine-tuning
the product/services concepts.
main goal is the development of a plan for the immersion of seven weeks in the
U.S. The kick-off workshop took
place on June 30, at INESC TEC, Porto.
The Addvolt founders (one of the inRes 2014 teams) were present in the second
day of the workshop. Their presence, advice and stories were valuable and
crucial for the 2016 teams.
The workshops in Portugal will take place until
September 9 and the immersion in Pittsburgh will start on September 15. As the
immersion has the duration of seven weeks, the teams will finally be back in
November. In the U.S., the participants will be able to attend seminars,
workshops, hands-on sessions, conferences and internationally recognised
Read the Portuguese articles at: Sapo Tek, Bit Magazine (June 30, 2016), Computer World, Ver Portugal, Negócios (July 1,
2016) and i9Magazine (July 7, 2016).