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Alumni Talks – Women Edition – 8 de março de 2021

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021


On March 8th, we will have the “Alumni Talks – Women Edition”. It will take place in a new virtual format at 11:30 am.

This edition will honor International Women’s Day and will include the participation of Técnico’s Gender Balance committee.

In this way, the guests will be exclusively female former students of Técnico and all students will be able to participate to clarify all your doubts, define your career, share experiences with former students who have a professional career of excellence.

This year the event will be in a new format. It will take place virtually and after a conversation with some alumna at the “virtual table” with other colleagues there will be an exchange of  “table” so that the participants can learn about other paths.

Apply here. Registration until 11:55 pm on March 4th. Participation is free. The selection of participants will be based on their motivation*. 

The alumnae who will participate in this edition are:

  • Sara Mendes – Senior Solution Manager at Huawei Portugal | Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores – IST
  • Isabel Guerreiro – Executive Board Member at Santander Portugal | Engenharia Informática e de Computadores – IST
  • Joana Oom de Sousa – Strategy & Business Development at Sovena Group | Engenharia Informática e de Computadores – IST
  • Cristina Borges Correia – Diretora de I&D+i/R&D and Innovation Director at PRIO Engenharia Química – IST
  • Ana Dias – CFO at RTP | Engenharia Física Técnologica – IST
  • Inês Godet– PhD at Johns Hopkins University |Engenharia Biológica – IST
  • Sandra Conceição – Supply Chain Development Manager at Nespresso | Engenharia Química – IST


*If you don’t speak portuguese let us know in your application or send us an e-mail to We will try to find a english speaking table for you. 


Event organized by TT@Técnico in collaboration with NAPE-IST and powered by Santander Universidades.


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E.Awards@Técnico 2020 – Final Pitch

Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

In the 3rd edition of E.Awards@Técnico there will be 16 selected teams that will present their projects and will be evaluated by the jury that will determine the winners.

This initiative, organized by the Technology Transfer Area (TT @ Técnico), aims to stimulate the creativity of Técnico students to create solutions to global problems and perhaps their own business.

The event will take place via Zoom. Registration is required.

Get to know the projects that are competing this year and find out who will be the teams that will win the Santander award for The Best Project worthing 2000€ and the two honourable mentions given by Armilar Ventures, each worthing €500.

International career at the World Bank Group

Friday, November 20th, 2020

The World Bank Group will be hosting an online session, via Zoom, for Técnico students on 23rd November, at 15:00.

The session will focus on career opportunities for young professionals and the Young Professionals Program (YPP), the World Bank’s flagship program for recruiting top talent.

The session will be held in English.


This initiative is organised by TT@Técnico, the Technology Transfer Office at Técnico.

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Alumni E. Stories & Launch Pad to E. Awards 2020/21

Thursday, November 12th, 2020

Do you want to know the challenges that entrepreneurs face on their way?

Do you know what projects your colleagues are developing in the entrepreneurship disciplines this semester?

Being an entrepreneur requires several skills that are necessary to boost! You’re invited to participate in a Talk with 2 entrepreneurial alumni at Alumni E.Stories and also explore the projects of the E.Awards@Técnico contest.

Meet Amelia Santos (Co-founder and CEO at Innuos) e o  Guilherme Farinha (Co-founder at Alfredo AI), during an informal conversation between the two, taking the opportunity to participate and share experiences and ideas with the empathy of those who were also students in Técnico.

The 8th edition of the Alumni E.Stories, this time within the road to Launch Pad@E.Awards, is an initiative to support and reward projects developed by students enrolled in the Entrepreneurship curricular units.

The event will take place on November 18th at 5:30 p.m in a virtual format. Participation is free, however places are limited. Register now at

At the end of the event, there will be a Network Room in which you can take the opportunity to chat with the invited Alumni and clarify your doubts. You also can explore new projects in the E.Awards virtual pavilion.

TT-Técnico initiative with support from NAPE-IST.

Web Summit 2020 – Tickets for Técnico students

Friday, November 6th, 2020

The Web Summit 2020 will take place from 2nd to 4th December. It is the largest technology conference in the world and Técnico will participate once more. This year, the conference will be fully online in the format tested at the Collision at Home conference, in Canada, last June.

As a way of recognizing and supporting our students, Técnico will offer 10 General Attendee tickets and 10 Women in Tech tickets to foster the innovation spirit of our community, to give the opportunity to establish contacts with people from the technology field all over the world, and to take Técnico’s DNA to the conference.

About the tickets

General Attendee:
Full access to Talks, panels, interactive masterclasses, face-to-face meetings, Mingle rooms, Breakout rooms and more.

Apply here.

Women in Tech:
In addition to all access and benefits of the General Attendee ticket, female students will be able to participate in the Women in Tech Community and in exclusive events during the conference.

Apply here.

Applications are open from 10th November, at 9:00, to 11th November, at 23:55 (Lisbon time). The application form will be available at TT@Técnico website and social media on 10th November.

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A.T. Kearney Class Excellence Award & AI Talk

Friday, October 16th, 2020

On October 21, 2020, at 5:30 pm, A.T. Kearney Portugal, will delivered the academic merit award “A.T. Kearney Class Excellence Award ”2019/2020 followed by a talk entitled“ Artificial Intelligence: hype or reality? How advanced analytics can create real value today ”, how advanced probabilistic and statistical techniques have allowed us to create technology that drives artificial intelligence in a way that creates value never before achieved for companies and businesses in almost all sectors and industries.

Participants can choose to attend the session in person or remotely, via Zoom.
Registration is required.

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Award Ceremony – McKinsey Merit Award in Complex Analysis and Differential Equations

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

Alexandre Neves, Computer Science and Engineering student, won the McKinsey Merit Award in Complex Analysis and Differential Equations, and Hugo Matias, Electrical and Computer Engineering student, won an honourable mention.

Alexandre Neves, Computer Science and Engineering student, won the 2nd edition of McKinsey Merit Award in Complex Analysis and Differential Equations. Hugo Matias, Electrical and Computer Engineering student, won an honourable mention. The virtual award ceremony took place this Tuesday 6th October.


Two teams win Novabase Merit Award in Software Engineering

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

The 3rd edition of Novabase Merit Award in Software Engineering took place last Tuesday, September 29. Although the award regulations foresees only winner, the excellence of the work carried out divided jury’s verdict, and two teams won the award: “es20al_18” and “AtLETIco F.C”

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Everis delivers another Merit Award in Machine Learning to Técnico students

Friday, September 18th, 2020

Everis continues to recognise the merit and talent of Técnico students. “Team D”, composed of Técnico students Gonçalo Melo and André Patrício, won the 2nd edition of the Everis Merit Award in Machine Learning. This award (€1,300) is delivered annually and recognises the performance and academic merit of the best team in Machine Learning Curricular Unit of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, in the academic year 2019/2020.


Can I patent my invention? Come find out on PI Days@Técnico.

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

The PI Days@Técnico 2019 are about to start. They are sessions dedicated to Industrial Property where you can learn about the world of patents and inventions. Who knows you have an idea to be patented and marketed?

Come and share your doubts with the INPI examiner, Jorge Cunha, in the first session of the season: “Can I patent my invention?”.

  • June 27 | 12h30 | iSart Room

Register here. Subscriptions are limited. Lunch is included for the first 25 participants!

The session will be in Portuguese.

Any questions can be sent to the Intellectual Property Unit of Técnico: