Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação (SPI) is a private consulting company created in 1996 as an active centre of national and international networks connected to the research and innovation sectors.
SPI has become a leading promoter of linkages between national and international public and private organizations/companies/S&T institutes.
SPI has coordinated and provided expert support on projects based in Europe, Asia, North America, South America and Africa. Currently, SPI has 75 full-time staff located in the various offices of the company in Portugal, Spain, China, USA and with an affiliated office in Belgium (Brussels) through the European Business & Innovation Centre Network (EBN). SPI also has established professional and business networks in Brazil and Angola.
Besides its extensive experience in working with the European Commission and DG Research & Innovation (over 25 FP7/CIP and now over 20 H2020 projects), SPI has a new area of research that focuses on territorial development, which allowed to establish a unique in-house capability that combines its knowledge of innovation and science and technology with its fundamental skills in territorial planning and urban development.
In URBAN GreenUP project SPI will be involved mainly in the Renaturing City Methodology, Replication and City Clustering, Exploitation and Market Deployment and Communication activities.
João Medina Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Francisco Melo Senior Consultant email@example.com