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NEWTON 4.0
New Tourism Opportunities Network

Challenge

Stimulate innovation and entrepreneurship in the tourism sector of the Central Region, through the creation of pilot projects involving startups to solve real problems of challengers/players in the sector.

Solution

Open Innovation Program with a view to creating new goods/services and carrying out pilot projects that meet specific needs in the tourism sector.

Objectives, Activities and Results expected / achieved

Newton 4.0 aims to foster new disruptive tourism-based projects and stimulate the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the Central region. Through the development of pilot projects, it is intended to solve real needs of companies in the tourism sector, by innovative startups that thus see the range of possible markets widened.
The project includes training and networking sessions, with startups (challenged) seeking to develop and implement pilot projects that seek to solve the challenges posed by SMEs (challenged).

Project Reference

Programa FIT - Fostering Innovation in Tourism 2020-2021

Funding


Intervention Region

Center of Portugal

Total Investment

74.910,00

IPN Investment

74.910,00

Total Eligible

74.910,00

IPN Eligible

74.910,00

National public financial support – Total

74.910,00

National public financial support – IPN

74.910,00

Duration

9 Months

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