The Weekly Roundup June 20 - 24

News from the Network

This week on the Roundup: fresh launches, inspiring webinars, key interviews and opinions, market research, celebrations, important analytics, custom software, blockchain in NYC, new partnerships, green investments, social responsibility, and what happens when passions collide.

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IPBN partner Invest Porto says that according to Monocle (2021), Porto was considered the best small city to those looking to relocate, build a business or even those who simply just want to learn some lessons about what makes a city work. Here are the reasons that made Porto a small location with big-city ambitions. Read the full article and discover more

And join us July 7 at Porto Innovation Hub for our first Members meet Members in Porto. You can already register here.

IPBN member Monsoon Consulting is excited to announce the launch of the new Home Focus at Hickeys website powered by #Magento, #Storyblok, and Hyvä. Creating a new digital flagship for Ireland's leading home furnishing brand!

In IPBN member AMCS Group's recent Inspire webinar, global technology expert Bernard Marr gave an exciting presentation on how AI is changing the world and its potential to help us develop solutions for today’s challenges. Here are the Top 7 Takeaways from the webinar.

IPBN member ufurnish.com's CEO, Deirdre Mc Gettrick was interviewed by Simon Harris on ITV, one of the UK's largest television networks, during her recent trip to Silicon Valley.

IPBN member HMR Health Market Research Portugal is presenting the TOP 5 Companies in terms of hospital consumption (value), in Antiretrovirals for the treatment of HIV and Multiple Sclerosis Medicines, for the month of May.

IPBN member Ageas Seguros says the winners of the first edition of the National Award for Enoturismo de Portugal APENO / Ageas Seguros 2022 are already known. The ceremony of the 1st edition took place on June 17, in Lisbon, and distinguished the best companies, practices and enotourism projects in Portugal, having as the main sponsor Ageas Seguros.

IPBN member Carlos Justino from MadeinWeb and Mobile asked why we should use Advanced Analytics in Business. Nowadays, it is more important than ever to understand your customer, operations, and business and how they interact with your brand.

IPBN member Global Shares' celebrations continue! They posted, "Great to see so many of our colleagues get together in Cork City, Leeds, and Lisbon to celebrate #Pride22. Diversity is being invited to the party. Inclusion is being asked to dance."

IPBN member Carolina Cruz shared her opinions in Exame Portugal about the S of Sustentabilidade. Check it out! (Article in PT).

IPBN member John Paul Prior posted, "Not often my two worlds of Music & Vertical Farming collide, but such a pleasure to finally meet up in person with one of the most influential figures in the Vertical Farming world; Jim Pantaleo at GreenTech through Farmony .Then to receive a call that he was at Musicmaker Dublin."

Musicmaker, of course, is the venue John Paul will be hosting our event at next week June 30 in Dublin. You can still register here if not already done and John Paul will be heading our Porto Committee and will be present at our next event in Porto July 7. See all the details here where you can already register. Another way to mix his two business worlds!

IPBN member Craftable Software says that having a software custom developed for you is game-changing for your business. From the first contact with the business team to the last line of code. Get to know more about what they do!

IPBN member C-More|Beyond the Obvious says that it's Time to Act on textiles! After #food, #housing, and #mobility, textiles consumption has the highest #environmentalimpact in Europe.

IPBN member Mario Gago posted that at Pink Room they are exploring the blockchain technology and its different ecosystems, studying the market and trying to form a sustained opinion about its potential. That’s why Mário came to New York to attend NFT.NYC and ETH NY during this week.

IPBN member Lawler Consulting says that the critical role businesses have to play in safeguarding the planet's future was made further apparent by last week's €55M Green Fund announcement.

IPBN member John Donnelly is looking forward to Cannabis Europa in London next week on the 28th and 29th June. He says, "We can’t wait to meet people face to face again so make sure to reach out and let’s connect while we’re there!"

IPBN member Nuno Pinto at Vitae Professionals announced a new partnership with Hospital de São Francisco do Porto that we they very proud of with the possibility of learning more from the professionals of this institution while offering our courses so that they can also acquire or reinforce knowledge in our areas of expertise!

IPBN member BRIDGE IN posted an article entitled "How To Build A Startup Employees Want To Stay With For Years?" Startup founders who can maintain healthy employee tenure have an immense advantage.

IPBN member FAmazing says if there is one thing we love is to contribute to the digital transformation of our customers.

IPBN member KRA Portugal says that Portugal has decided to invest a total of 7.57 billion euros ($8 billion) in #green and other innovative projects over the next four years as part of the European Union's recovery program. Prime Minister Antonio Costa said the projects included "green" #hydrogenenergy and lithium battery plants, investments in health and #energyefficient housing construction.

IPBN member Hilton Vilamoura As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa says that "It is a great honour to receive this distinction for the ninth consecutive year. For us, Green Key is both a recognition of the work that year after year we have been implementing at the level of good practices of sustainable management and social responsibility, as a motivation to remain at the forefront of responsible and environmentally friendly tourism," explains Nuno Braga Lopes, director-general.