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Welcome to Portugal StartUp

Talent, Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Making bridges, not walls.

In the free world you can still find a country to live, invest and build your future.
In 2016 the National Strategy for Entrepreneurship Startup Portugal was launched by the Portuguese Government with 3 objectives: to create and support the national ecosystem, to attract national and foreign investors and to accelerate the growth of Portuguese startups in foreign markets.

StartUp Visa

Are you an entrepreneur who intends to develop your startup in Portugal, even though you might not have started your business yet?
Have you already launched a startup in your country but want to set it up in Portugal?
Are you from outside the European Economic Area & Switzerland?

— If so, you’re eligible to apply for the Startup Visa

StartUp Voucher

Support for the development of projects in the idea phase.
It provides for the assignment of several technical and financial tools for the creation of new innovative companies by entrepreneurs from 18 to 35 years.
New: New call for applications open from 9 July onwards for 400 applicants. For the first time, it is open to projects in the Lisbon region. There will be 2 notices per year.


Creation of a visa for technological and innovative companies, aimed at the global market, wishing to attract highly qualified staff from countries not included in the Schengen area.
The analysis of the eligibility and merit of the candidate companies is the responsibility of IAPMEI.
Tech Visa invites the interview candidates at the Portuguese Embassies / Consulates in the respective country of origin to obtain the residence visa.

We sincerely will work to transform your contact in what you are looking for.

HubsLisbon Azambuja

A walk into the future

Founded by the Azambuja Municipality, this incubator is being born on the Tagus riverside in northern Lisbon.

Based in the city of Azambuja, two fully equipped historical buildings, recognized for its industrial and architectural value, with work & residence spaces to welcome ideas from all over the world.

HubsLisbon Azambuja provides physical and virtual incubation, helping startups to attract customers and investors. Its support structure offers mentoring, link to strategic partners, access to investment, networking activities and a community based on knowledge and sharing.

Less than 45 minutes away from downtown Lisbon, you'll find the perfect place for building your dreams.
A walk into the future.
Welcome to Azambuja.


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