Remarks by U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios at the Web Summit in Lisbon

Chief Technology Officer of the United States Michael Kratsios delivered remarks at Web Summit 2019 urging Europe and our allies to come together with the U.S. to drive global technology leadership and ensure our values underpin the development of emerging technologies. Full remarks below as prepared for delivery: It is such an honor to be ... Read More»

Nathan Leamer and the 5G Revolution

In the week leading up to the world’s largest technology and innovation event, Web Summit, Embassy Lisbon organized a three-day, three-city outreach program for visiting former FCC policy advisor Nathan Leamer to engage Portuguese business, government, and academic leaders, as well as the media, about the transformative nature of 5G technologies. In his meetings and ... Read More»

Catherine Havasi MIT AI Scientist in Portugal

The U.S. Embassy invited Dr. Catherine Havasi to Portugal for a series of lectures on “Practical Natural Language Processing.” Dr. Havasi, a technology strategist, AI researcher, and entrepreneur, currently serves as a visiting scientist at the MIT Media Lab. Her work at MIT has spanned the fields of computational creativity, transfer and meta learning, natural ... Read More»

U.S.-Portugal MOU Establishes Pilot Program for Students and Entrepreneurs

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 12, 2019 Signing of the U.S.-Portugal Memorandum of Understanding To Establish a 12-Month Pilot Program To Build Intercultural Understanding and Provide Training at Innovative Organizations On February 11, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce and Ambassador Domingos Fezas Vital of the ... Read More»

Conference “The U.S. and Portugal: a partnership for prosperity”

On June 4, 2018, the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon, with support from the Luso-American Development Foundation ( FLAD ), hosted the conference “The United States and Portugal:  A Partnership for Prosperity – Energy Security, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Engagement” at the Gulbenkian foundation in Lisbon. The one-day conference was opened with remarks by U.S. Ambassador George Glass, ... Read More»

American Embassy and FCT sign grants to support FCT-Nova programs

As part of our ongoing collaboration with Nova University’s Faculty of Science and Technology (FCT-Nova), on October 17, Public Affairs Officer Todd Miyahira and Dean Fernando Santana signed two grants to support programs hosted at FCT-Nova . One of the grants will support FCT Challenge 2018 edition.  FCT Challenge is a competition for pre-university students fostering ... Read More»
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