Partners are companies that decide to make an investment in a deep and long term strategic relationship with FEUP, defining common innovation goals and involving senior staff and top talents in the process.

To participate in the programme as Partners, companies contribute with an annual fee (currently 10.000 €) giving them access to several benefits:

. inclusion in the mural of Partners
. company profile at FEUP website and digital signage system
. access to exclusive PRIME Partner Club activities
. parking and lounge access for meetings at FEUP
. priority and free participation at FEUP Career Fair
special conditions for the organization of events at FEUP

Partners have access to additional opportunities to actively recruit, participate in the educational process, research and innovate, and engage with the community.

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With a comprehensive value chain, Efacec acts in the generation, distribution, and transmission of energy; design, engineering, construction and maintenance of integrated systems (EPC – Engineering, Procurement, and Contracting) for the energy, environment, industry and transport sectors; and development of Electric Mobility solutions and its commercialization. Efacec is present in strategic markets such as Europe, the United States of America, Latin America, Maghreb and Africa.

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Kaizen Institute Portugal is the representative of KICG – Kaizen Institute Consulting Group Ag. Headquartered in Switzerland and founded in 1985 by Japanese guru Masaaki Imai, KICG is present in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and America. Kaizen literally means “Change for the better” and the Kaizen Institute mission is to help organizations with innovation strategies and continuous improvement cultures. To carry out this mission, the Kaizen Institute has management tools tested effectively in the best companies in the world.

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SONAE IM belongs to SONAE, which is a multinational company managing a diversified portfolio of businesses in retail, financial services, technology, shopping centres and telecommunications. SONAE IM is an IT tech investment arm, with experts, strategists and investors from around the globe, aiming to manage and build a portfolio of world class tech-based companies linked to retail, telecommunications and cybersecurity.

Natixis

Natixis is the international corporate and investment banking, asset management, insurance and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, the 2nd-largest banking group in France with 31 million clients spread over two retail banking networks, Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne. With more than 21,000 employees, Natixis has a number of areas of expertise that are organized into four main business lines: Asset & Wealth Management, Corporate & Investment Banking, Insurance and Specialized Financial Services.

Natixis in Portugal is an IT Center of Expertise that provides innovative solutions for Natixis business operations worldwide.

 

Natixis

Vodafone Portugal is a global telecommunications operator with a convergent service recognized in all segments of the market. Leader in innovation, brand image and customer satisfaction, Vodafone Portugal currently serves over 2.7 million homes and businesses with its fast and reliable next generation network and has over 4.7 million mobile customers.

Vodafone Portugal is part of the Vodafone Group which is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, providing a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone Group has 532 million mobile customers and more than 20 million fixed broadband customers.