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Webinar / IT Nearshoring in Portugal

Date 12 November 2020 Add to calendar
Time 08:00-09:00 (Portuguese Time) 09:00-10:00 (Swedish Time)
Venue Microsoft Teams - Link will be sent in invite
Fee Free

Do you know what companies like Ericsson, Nokia, Siemens, Google, Oracle, and Mercedes-Benz have in common?

They all chose to set up their Tech Hubs in Portugal!

Will Swedish companies follow their global peers and consider moving their IT competence centers to Portugal?

On November 12, the Swedish-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce (CLS) and the Portuguese Trade & Investment Agency (AICEP) invite you to participate on the webinar IT Nearshoring in Portugal where participants will hear Sectra’s recent implementation case study and all of the legal and tech practical aspects relevant for a successful transition explained by Sérvulo & Associados and Novabase Neotalent.

Register and find out why Portugal might be the right choice for your company!

We are delighted to invite you to join us in a free webinar next November 12h @ 09:00 am (CEST Swedish time) to learn about this subject. 

Topics of the event:

  • Opening and welcoming by Jennifer Ekström | Chairwoman Swedish-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce
    • About CLS and its experience on supporting Swedish companies extending their activities to Portugal 
  • Why Portugal to create your digital hub? - Carlos Moura | Director of AICEP Portugal Global
  • Round table talk about Sectra’s case study – José Gomes and Gonçalo Glória | Neotalent, Ana Rita Paínho and Teresa Pala Schwalbach | Partners at Sérvulo & Associados law firm, Carlos Cardoso | General Manager Sectra Iberia
  • Q&A + Closing remarks by Jennifer Ekström | Chairwoman Swedish-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce


We have the pleasure to bring on speakers who are experts in their fields and we are very excited to introduce them further to you!

Our speakers

CLS, the Swedish-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce, Jennifer Ekström, Chairwoman of the Board of Directors. With a decade of positions within trade, business development and public affairs in Portugal, Jennifer has both followed the development of Portugal as a tech hub as well as supported numerous Swedish companies accessing and expanding in the Portuguese market. Jennifer will share both insights from her experiences and provide the Swedish view of the ongoing trend.  

AICEP Portugal Global - Carlos Moura, Director of AICEP Portugal Global & Trade Commissioner / Economic and Commercial Counsellor at the Embassy of Portugal in Sweden. In the last couple of years, Portugal has been positioned as a tech hub for many international companies. Carlos will elaborate on the competitive advantages such as talent and innovation when establishing in Portugal and give a unique insight into the Portuguese tech scene.

Sérvulo & Associados - The partner Teresa Pala Schwalbach co-leads the firm’s Scandinavian Desk and has extensive experience in supporting and assisting Scandinavian companies and individuals wishing to invest in Portugal, advising them on the implementation of structures oriented towards the type of investment to be made, namely through the restructuring of existing corporate structures, the incorporation of new companies and the use of existing tax benefits in Portugal. She also has a significant experience advising private clients on all aspects of their relocation from Scandinavia to Portugal, including, in particular, advising on the purchase or lease of property, Non-Habitual Residents regime (NHR), social security and public health service enrolment.

Sérvulo & Associados - Ana Rita Paínho is a partner in the Sérvulo & Associados Portuguese law firm’s Intellectual Property & TMT department, working in the areas of Patents, Information Technology, E-Commerce, Data Protection & Publicity Law. She is a Specialised Lawyer in Intellectual Property, by order of the General Council of the Portuguese Bar Association. Her practice is highly active in technology/IT matters, including software agreements and technology matters. She acts as a trusted advisor to several technology giants, on negotiation strategies that allow accommodating EU-US transactions. Her experience also covers e-commerce matters including advertisement and publicity areas of the media sector. 

 Neotalent - José Gomes is a senior professional with extensive experience in the Information Technology arena, focused on how sophisticated technology, innovation and new digital solutions can transform and reimagine customer business. Over more than 17 years developed competences encompassing Program & Project Management, Service Management, Strategic Technological Partnerships & Alliances, ICT Product Lifecycle Management, and Consulting Services, in multiple business sectors and across several geographical regions. Currently, leads Neotalent’s Capacity Services & Nearshore Business Unit, being responsible to expand the Nearshore business by leveraging the potential of the IT market in Portugal and Neotalent's unique value proposition and, either through direct channels or leveraged in institutional and local partnerships. 

 Neotalent - Gonçalo Glória is responsible for the Nearshore Business Acquisition of Neotalent, acting as the primary contact to new partners to guarantee a smooth onboarding. At his core, it is the commitment of establishing long-term and sustainable partnerships, always carrying a positive and can-do attitude. His area of activity is centered in Europe with primacy for the markets of Northern and Central Europe as well as the British Islands. Gonçalo is also recognized for its ability to deliver high-performance teams for large and medium-sized companies in multiple technologies and business sectors.

Sectra - Carlos Cardoso is the General Manager of Sectra in the Iberia region. His area of expertise is Medical Imaging IT and he will talk about his unique experiences regarding deploying a Swedish company in Portugal from scratch and the advantages and disadvantages Sectra faced along the way.

Privacy Notice
We kindly inform you that when registering to this event you also get an option to choose if you agree to share your information with the organizers of this event. This information will only be used in purpose of the webinar by our sponsors.

After registering for the event you will be sent an invitation with a link that enables you to participate via Microsoft Teams.

We look forward to seeing you online - Welcome!

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