Patient Innovation at Lisbon’s Web Summit 2016
The 2nd Patient Innovation Awards will be a part of the Web Summit
2016, on its last day - November 10th, in Lisbon. The ceremony will be presented by
Manuel Heitor, Portuguese Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education.
Seven innovative projects will be distinguished after being evaluated by an
international jury of experts in the fields of research, innovation,
entrepreneurship and health.
The founders, Pedro Oliveira and Helena Canhão are two of the 31 Portuguese
speakers of the Web Summit, both at the awards ceremony and at the Patient
Innovation Forum, that takes place on Wednesday, November 9th.
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 Dinheiro Vivo Online (November 4, 2016) Observador
(November 4, 2016) StartUp Magazine Online (November 6, 2016)