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Regulation and Gender Equality Dominate Talks at This Year’s Web Summit in Lisbon

From November 5th through 9th, representatives from the world’s largest companies, entrepreneurs, and policymakers, gathered in Lisbon to discuss a…

EU Equal Pay Day Shines Light on Region’s Gender Pay Gap

With 16% of the working year left, November 3rd symbolizes the day when women in the EU stop earning money…

Closing the Gender Gap on Entrepreneurship in Europe

A 2014 study from the European Commission (EC) found that there were around 10.3 million female entrepreneurs working throughout the…

Ryanair Announces New Routes to Portugal as Country’s Tourism Sector Continues to Grow

Starting next summer, European budget travelers will have more opportunities to visit Portugal’s sundrenched beaches and feast on its famous…

More than 24,400 New Portuguese Companies Created in the First Half of 2018

Observatório Infotrust, Portugal’s first Business Information Agency, has published statistics that indicate more than 24,400 start-ups were founded in the…

Startling IPCC Report Projections Spur EU Environmental Ministers into Action

EU environment ministers met last week to discuss and upgrade a variety of climate goals – just one day after…

Portugal to Break New Ground in Europe’s Production of Lithium

Portugal is poised to take the lead on the production and export of lithium – a key component of lithium-ion…

Major Companies Are Moving To Portugal – Here’s Why

A handful of the world’s largest companies are opening tech-focused offices in Portugal, while the number of startups in the…

Lisbon Hosts Inaugural Portugal Shipping Week as Country’s “Blue Economy” Rides a Growth Wave

Portugal’s Minister of the Sea, Ana Paula Vitorino, chaired the first ever Portugal Shipping Week in Lisbon, which took place…

Portugal Prioritises Human Capital by Offering Portuguese Expats Tax Breaks to Return Home

In the four years since it exited the International Monetary Fund’s bailout programme, Portugal has become the poster child of…
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