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Webinar: Onwards & Forwards

Date 23 February 2021 Add to calendar
Time 10.00 - 11.00 (Portuguese Time) 11.00 - 12.00 (Swedish Time)
Venue Microsoft Teams - Link will be sent in invite
Fee Free

The webinar "Onwards & Forwards" on the 23rd of February 2021 will highlight how the current pandemic is affecting our work on multiple levels.

During the webinar, the Embassy of Sweden will provide insight on how their work is affected from an international and national perspective. Business Sweden will share how they adapted to last year´s changes and go into the "EU Recovery Plan", and FCT NOVA University will give us tools and prepare our mindset for how we can continue to prosper in a sustainable manner.


CLS is happy to offer this opportunity to our community. It is our aim to empower you with insight in how our partners work for the better of all of us, to discuss how we can take on the coming future with efficient tools and learn how EU has initiated financial fundings for enterprises.

Welcome to join us on these current topics!


Timeline of the event (PT time):

10:00 - Opening and welcoming by Jennifer Ekström, Chairwoman, the Swedish-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce 

10:05 - Insights on the work of the Embassy under new circumstances with Helena Pilsas, Ambassador of Sweden to Portugal

10:15 - Adapting to a changing environment and forecasts on the EU Recovery Plan with Samira Grylin-Allalou, Country Manager Portugal and Spain, Business Sweden

10:30 - Pandemic! The turning point in Social Norms and Technological Behavior with José Barata, Professor at FCT NOVA 

10:45, Q/A session

10:55, Closing remarks by Jennifer Ekström, Chairwoman, the Swedish-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce


We are glad to introduce you to our partners who will join us in this webinar!


The Embassy of Sweden in Portugal:
The Embassy's task is to represent Sweden and the Swedish Government in Portugal and to promote Sweden's interests. The Embassy also handles relations with Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau
More information about the Embassy of Sweden in Portugal can be found here.

Business Sweden in Portugal & Spain:
For a long time, Swedish businesses have been present on the Iberian Peninsula, and today there are over 550 companies with an office in the area. Thanks to Sweden’s good reputation, there is a strong demand for Swedish goods and services. Business Sweden offers support and advice to Swedish businesses in Portugal.
More information about Business Sweden in the Iberia region can be found here

The NOVA School of Science and Technology (FCT NOVA) is one of the three largest and most prestigious schools of Engineering and Sciences in Portugal.  

We are renowned for our excellence in research, for the quality of our courses and for the large employability of our graduates. We host 16 research centres across various research areas, particularly in Digital Innovation & Big Data, Biomedicine & Bio-medical Devices, Circular Economy & Sustainability, Manufacturing & Automation, Nano & Smart Materials, Security & Defence Technologies

More than 30.000 students, alumni and professors make up an ecosystem that is rich in vision and ideas

In our genes we have a drive to enhance the technologies supported by science; we have a unique profile in terms of research path. This means that NOVA School of Science and Technology is well prepared to address the industrial and society needs to respond to current challenges, which we are always committed to addressing.

More information about FCT NOVA de Lisboa can be found here.


Helena Pilsas - Ambassador of Sweden to Portugal
Helena Pilsas
Ambassador of Sweden to Portugal
Samira Grylin Allalou - Country Manager Portugal and Spain, Business Sweden
Samira Grylin-Allalou
Country Manager Portugal and Spain, Business Sweden
José Barata, Professor at FCT NOVA
José Barata
Professor at FCT NOVA

webinar in collaboration with

Embassy of Sweden in Lisbon
Business Sweden Iberia
FCT NOVA - Nova School of Science & Technology
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