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12th Edition of the Business and Technology Week (SET) at Instituto Superior Técnico

12 th Edition of the Business and Technology Week (SET) at Instituto Superior Técnico
Date: March 2-6, 2015
Venue: Campus Taguspark, Instituto Superior Técnico of the Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
Registration: Free entrance

The aim of the event is to promote the exchange of experiences and ideas related to the Information and Technology area, as well as its influence in the entrepreneurial tissue. The themes will be explored in a pragmatic way.

These event organized by Instituto Superior Técnico’s students has been getting more and more participants through the years. SET has lectures and workshops which main objective is to strength relations between the business and the academic world. The target of the event is not only the academic community but also anyone who is interested in technology, engineering and management.


The guest speakers are from different companies and the organization of the event promises the sessions will be of great interest. This year, several speakers have a relation with the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program or are even part of the CMU Portugal team.

Rogério Carapuça Rogério Carapuça

Rogério Carapuça is the chairman of Novabase, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the CMU Portugal Program since 2012.

Susana Sargento Veniam Works Susana Sargento

Susana Sargento is a faculty member at Universidade de Aveiro, and a researcher at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, deeply involved in the CMU Portugal Program. She was a co-pi of the DRIVE-IN project, which led her to create with João Barros, former director of the CMU Portugal Program, the Veniam’Works startup.

Paulo Rosado OutSystems Paulo Rosado

Paulo Rosado is the founder and CEO of OutSystems, a company that provides an application platform (PaaS) that allows creating, deploying and managing enterprise mobile and web applications. OutSystems was the industrial partner of the INTERFACES project, carried out in the scope of the CMU Portugal Program.

Vasco Calais Pedro Unbabel Vasco Calais Pedro

Vasco is the co-founder and CEO of Unbabel, Inc, a startup company that combines machine translation and post-edition with the objective of eliminating linguistic barriers between companies and its clients. This company is involved in two Early Bird Projects, carried out in the scope of the CMU Portugal Program, namely: MT4M – Machine Translation For Microblogs and TRATAHI – Bringing Down Language Barriers on the Internet through Human-in-the-Loop Joint Transcription and Translation.