Portuguese Entrepreneur, Researcher and Faculty Member

Susana Sargento is one of the finalists of the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2016

One of the founders of Veniam, Susana Sargento, is one of the nine finalists, women entrepreneurs, who competes for the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2016. The finalists were selected by a high-level jury consisting of independent experts from business, venture capital, entrepreneurship and academia.  

Susana is also a faculty member at Universidade de Aveiro (UA), researcher at Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT), and she has been deeply involved on the CMU Portugal Program. This award aims to raise public awareness of the need for more innovation and more women entrepreneurs. 

Veniam is a spin-off company that uses technologies developed at Universidade de Aveiro and Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT) under the CMU Portugal Program. 


Read the Portuguese articles at: Terra Nova, Universidade de Aveiro online (December 17, 2015), Ver Portugal, wintech (December 18, 2015), Vida Económica (January 8, 2016), Frontline (February 1, 2016) and Frontline (February 8, 2016).