This programme is aimed at the promotion of R&D work successfully concluded and to promote innovation through the implementation of demonstration actions or pilot projects providing innovative solutions.
The main objectives are:
To demonstrate that the project has economic and technical advantages applied to real situations;
And reach an industrial validation for the knowledge associated to new technologies and their application on national basis to products, processes or systems.
ADI Agência de Inovação (Innovation Agency)
The characteristics for eligibility of a Pilot Project are:
The project must firstly form of a new technology in the framework of an economic activity;
It must be carried out within the national Portuguese territory;
It must have good viability perspectives in technological and socio-economic terms;
The final result will be a presentation to a competent and specialised audience and in a real situation of the economic and technical advantages of the project.