everis Portugal presents the everis Award 2019
The call by everis Portugal and everis Foundation for the 18th edition of the everis Award Portugal, open since March 22 until May 15 via www.everisawards.pt, will select the best national project in the categories New Business models in the digital economy, Industrial Technologies and Biotechnology and Health.
everis Portugal debuts at the launch of the national everis Award, in which the winning project will receive a cash prize of €10,000, counselling services valued at €10,000 and a pass to the international final, with the possibility of winning an additional €60,000 and new mentoring services.
Thus, the objective are projects developed by Portuguese companies. These can be registered online until May 15, 2019 at https://www.everisawards.pt/ under one of the following categories: New Business models in the digital economy, Industrial Technologies and Biotechnology and Health.
Once the call is closed, and after a preliminary phase of analysis of the proposals received, everis Portugal will convene the final of the Award where the selected entrepreneurs will present their projects before a jury of experts from the world of business and academia, and managers of companies linked to each of the categories and representatives of the everis Group.
This evaluation will result in the selection of the winner, who will receive a prize of €10,000 and counselling services as well as access to the international final of the everis Award, where this project will compete with the winners of the national competition held 9 countries for an additional prize of €60,000 (non-refundable). This grand final will be held within the framework of the everis talent week, entrepreneurship days with seminars, conferences and events with investors that address the topic of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Portugal's projects have received special recognition during the last 5 years, obtaining honorary mentions and two first global awards.
This and other initiatives are the result of everis’ aim to credit talent as the basis for value creation.
Foundations and leading companies of the sector have met to discuss the possibilities of dynamizing the labor market after the serious consequences of the COVID-19.
The program, which promotes the inclusion of girls through the mentorship of female leaders in various spheres of society, will now benefit, in addition to kids from public schools, those associated to the social institution. Furthermore, all training and mentoring meetings will take place digitally.
How to fly a drone, how to design an app or how to create your own video game will be some of the topics that will be worked on with the children from July 7 to 16.
This activity will take place online on June 26th, at 16:00, with the help of volunteer trainers from the Foundation.