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Researchers in Motion

Euraxess Portugal

EURAXESS Portugal is a portal that provides information  to researchers moving to and from Portugal. It complements the European portal operated by the European Commission, by providing national and local information.

It is a portal adapted to different types of profiles, namely Researchers, Entrepreneurs, Business, Research Organisations or Higher Education Institutions.

Opportunities for entrepreneurs

StartUP Visa

StartUP Visa is a residence visa for non-EU-Schenghen startup founders who want to come to work in Portugal to become part of one of the fastest developing startup communities in Europe.

The process is managed by IAPMEI and involves the National Incubators Network which ensures your business will kick off next to a community of entrepreneurs already hacking in the ecosystem and acquainted with all the in’s and out’s of the Portuguese and European markets.

We believe your knowledge and capacity for innovation is essential to boost the development of the Portuguese startup ecosystem.

You can apply for a StartUP Visa if:

  • You are an entrepreneur who intends to develop your startup in Portugal, even though you might not have started your business yet;
  • You are an entrepreneur who has already launched a startup in your country and you want to set it up in Portugal;

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