Instituto Pedro Nunes
IPN     IPN Incubadora

NEWTON 4.0
New Tourism Opportunities Network

Challenge

Stimulate innovation in the tourism sector in the Center Region of Portugal.

Solution

Open Innovation program with the intention of create new goods/services and to carry out pilot projects that satisfy specific needs of the tourism sector.

Objectives, Activities and Results expected / achieved

Newton 4.0 aims to boost new tourist-based disruptive projects and stimulate the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the Center Region of Portugal. Through the development of pilot projects, it is intended to solve real needs of companies in the tourism sector, by innovative startups that see in this way the range of possible markets widened.
The project includes training and networking sessions, with Startups (challenged) looking to develop and implement pilot projects that seek to solve the challenges launched by SMEs (challengers).

Project Reference

Programa FIT - Fostering Innovation in Tourism 2020-2021

Funding

Turismo de Portugal
Turismo de Portugal

Intervention Region

Center Region of Portugal

Total Investment

74.910,00

National public financial support – Total

60.000,00

Duration

9 meses

Start Date

2020-09-01

End Date

2021-06-30

Approval Date

2020-06-01

Consortium

RIERC; IPN Incubadora (HIESE); Turismo Do Centro de Portugal

Partners

RIERC; IPN Incubadora (HIESE); Turismo Do Centro de Portugal

Keywords

NEWTON4.0; Tourism; Open Innovation