The Municipal Investment Agency of Vila Nova de Gaia – AMIgaia, chaired by António Martins da Cruz, presented this morning the structure of the work to be carried out by the organization, including the incentive to research and business development as a vehicle for the growth of the county.
At the site from the agency, the desire to invest in the technological sector, the modernization of the municipality’s business sector and the promotion of local investment are highlighted as some of the objectives of the team led by the former foreign minister.
Support for the internationalization of local companies, the promotion of new projects and the encouragement of public-private partnerships will be some of the vectors that support AMIgaia’s strategy, which, according to Jornal de Negócios, wants to enable the creation of a hundred new ones. technology-based companies in the county.
The agency stresses that «in recent years, the need to create conditions for the renewal of the local business fabric has become visible, through the creation of companies of greater technological and cognitive intensity, with a high potential for growth and sustainability».
As such, three Business Parks will be created, tools that, in AMIgaia’s opinion, are essential for the promotion of «competitiveness and economic and social development in the regions, due to the important contribution they make in the emergence / strengthening of innovative and high value activities. added value, strengthening entrepreneurial potential and creating and securing jobs in the region «.
This is also a strong motivation for the creation of Parks related to Science and Technology (PCT). In this sense, community funds and existing demand will be used to boost the economy and competitiveness of companies that may be installed in the municipality.
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