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Pilot Projects


Pilot Projects
Projectos Demonstradores

Background & policy context: 

This programme is aimed at the promotion of R&D work successfully concluded and to promote innovation through the implementation of demonstration actions or pilot projects providing innovative solutions.

Strategic Objectives: 

The main objectives are:

  • To demonstrate that the project has economic and technical advantages applied to real situations;
  • And reach an industrial validation for the knowledge associated to new technologies and their application on national basis to products, processes or systems.
Leading Institutions:

ADI Agência de Inovação (Innovation Agency)

Participating countries: 
Projects covered: 

The characteristics for eligibility of a Pilot Project are:

  • The project must firstly form of a new technology in the framework of an economic activity;
  • It must be carried out within the national Portuguese territory;
  • It must have good viability perspectives in technological and socio-economic terms;
  • The final result will be a presentation to a competent and specialised audience and in a real situation of the economic and technical advantages of the project.
Contact Email: 
Portuguese Innovation Agency
Campus do INETI, Ed.O, 1° andar / Estrada do Paço do Lumiar
Contact country:
+351 214 23 21 00
Fax Number: 
+351 214 23 21 01