Accelerator (Act) is a COTEC
Portugal initiative that supports
the creation of technology based
startups and the licensing of
Created in 2010, Act aims to value the
tech-based knowledge generated in Portugal,
and support entrepreneurs, R&D Institutions
and companies to take their innovative
technologies to global markets.
For that aim, Act uses a unique model to
support the promoters of technology-based
projects in the commercialization of their
technologies, providing training, mentoring and
facilitating access to funding throughout the
different stages of the projects’ development,
from lab to market.