Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação – Consultadoria Empresarial e Fomento da Inovação, S.A. (SPI) is a knowledge-management consultancy focusing in areas such as Innovation, Science and Technology. Both nationally and internationally, SPI provides a dynamic range of innovative activities and services to public and private clients and has been actively involved in projects funded by international development agencies such as the European Commission, World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank and the United Nations. It positions itself as unique catalyst for connections among companies, scientific and technological institutions, public administrations, and public and private national and international organizations.
SPI was founded in Porto in 1997 and since then has undergone steady growth, with the opening of new offices, not only in Portugal, but also abroad. Currently, SPI has offices in Lisbon, Coimbra, Évora, Azores, United States of America, Spain and China. SPI also has an affiliated office in Brussels, Belgium through the European Business & Innovation Centre Network (EBN).
SPI’s dynamic perspective enables it to intervene at a global level and continually increase its network of contacts especially in the field of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI), providing quality consulting services to its clients and partners.