BGI 6th Edition Grand Finale

Mark Pannell made the opening speech. (Photo: US Embassy)
Mark Pannell made the opening speech.

The Public Affairs Officer of the American Embassy Lisbon, Mark Pannell, gave a keynote speech to open the closing session of the 6th edition of BGI – Building Global Innovators, an integral part of the MIT Portugal program. The event took place on July 31, at ISCTE’s Grand Auditorium, focusing on the important role that the US and Portugal can play in the promotion of technology based innovation and entrepreneurship.

There was a round table with investors coming from several European countries to talk about startup investment which was followed by a speed dating & poster session.