Profiting with Purpose 

The Project Leader and founder of Patient Innovation, Pedro Oliveira, is featured in the latest edition of Exame magazine. The platform is one of the recent Portuguese initiatives with a social impact. The monthly magazine details, in a lengthy article, several of these projects that have in common the improvement of people’s lives.

Patient Innovation is an international, multilingual, non-profit platform and social network to connect patients and caregivers, and enable the sharing of their solutions.

The Patient Innovation platform is an outcome of the “The Role of ‘User Innovators’ in the Development of Telecom Products and Services” project and it is currently developed by the "TEIPL: Technology, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Policy Lab” Entrepreneurial Research Initiative, offered by the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program and funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia.

Read the Portuguese article at Exame (print version - pdf) (September 1, 2016)