Inova-Ria - Companies Association for an Innovation Network, is a non-profit organization in Aveiro, Portugal, that aims to create and strengthen an Information & Communication Technologies and Electronics Cluster.
Inova-Ria is crucial to the innovation ecosystem formed by companies, universities and research and development institutions in those technologies and currently plays an active role promoting and building collaborative efforts.
This association has been recognized as the Portugal’s Center Region entity that connects a valuable set of intensive technology companies, start-ups, small and medium enterprises and also some large companies. This diversity has a high potential for creativity and enterprise competitiveness, mostly because through this “Innovation Network” it’s possible to build up collaborative strategies that add more value to businesses. The younger companies have been assuming a leading role as changing forces through the creation of novel products, services and innovative business models, thereby contributing to our rejuvenation.