• Start: 9th December 2021
    End: 9th December 2021
  • Start: 10:15am
    End: 12:00pm
  • Faculty of Economics,

A Conversation with NEST - Innovation Center for Tourism

Start Date: 10:15am, 9th December 2021

End Date: 12:00pm, 9th December 2021

Location: University of Algarve - UAlg, Gambelas Campus, Faculty of Economics, Sala Atos,


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EVENT POSTPONED to 2022 due to the new restrictions to start December 1 in Portugal. New date to be confirmed when the situation gets better.​

The IPBN Algarve committee has partnered with the University of Algarve, Algarve STP and NEST Tourism Innovation Center Portugal to host an event entitled, "Scaling-up for Tourism: Opportunities for Innovation in Tourism and the Challenges to Adapt to Transformation," which will take place in the Sala Atos at the Faculty of Economics at the UAlg Gambelas Campus in Faro, Algarve on Thursday, December 9 from 10:15 am to 12:00 pm.

We are delighted to welcome the President of the Board of the Algarve STP Francisco Serra to introduce the Digital Innovation Hub and Roberto Antunes, Executive Director at NEST to lead attendees through the role of innovation in scaling up Tourism for the new reality in which we are living.

To further illustrate the future of the tourism sector, the IPBN, along with Hugo Barros of the Algarve STP have invited several Algarve-based tourism startups to present their businesses as a case study for what may be next on the horizon for the sector as a whole.

REGISTER TODAY and join us at this exciting in-presence event. We look forward to welcoming you! 

The event is open to members and non-members and is free of charge.


10:15 – Registration & welcome coffee

10:30 – Welcome from the Director of the Faculty of Economics

10:40 -  Talk with Roberto Antunes, Executive Director - Tourism Innovation Centre NEST.

Theme: Scaling-up for Tourism - Opportunities for innovation in Tourism and the challenges to adapt to transformation.

11:00 –  Presentation of Algarve STP by Francisco Serra, as part of the partnership with NEST, and as a regional Digital Innovation Hub

11:15 – Presentation of KIPT (Laboratorio Colaborativo no Turismo) by CEO Antonia Correia

11:30 – StartUp  - MTI – Managing the Intelligence by CEO Miguel Silva

11:45 - Q&A

12:00 - End

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