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Afonso Amaral

Afonso Amaral

Afonso holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from IST and specializes in Industry 4.0 maturity models. Currently, he researches the way domestic manufacturing of critical technologies shapes the world’s national competitiveness landscape and allows Nations to respond to product shortages through the adaptation of established regulation.

Research topics:National core competencies and dynamic capabilities in times of crisis: Regulation of ventilators and new market entrants in Portugal versus Spain
Enrollment year: 2020
Thesis: Boosting Critical Technologies at a National level
PT Supervisor: Joana Mendonça
CMU Supervisor: Granger Morgan
CMU Supervisor: Erica Fuchs