The Portuguese consultancy Market Access and the Spanish ieTeam created a strategic alliance to promote business through innovative projects aimed at the manufacturing sector, supported by EIT Manufacturing, the main industrial network on the Old Continent co-financed by the European Union.

Industrial innovation community of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, EIT Manufacturing adds to this alliance access to the largest innovation network in the European manufacturing sector and facilitates innovation projects, supporting companies in decision-making, in the implementation of projects- pilot and increasing the visibility of partner companies.

At the end of January, in Porto, the partners will promote an event dedicated to international open innovation and its importance as a catalyst for global expansion and industrial growth, which will bring together entrepreneurs, businesspeople, innovation managers and various associations and institutions.

As the integration of internationalization and innovation is crucial for the growth and competitiveness of organizations, the two Iberian companies decided to join forces in finding attractive solutions that leverage the global growth potential of companies.

Collaborating with global start-ups, innovating in international products and services, having access to new market perspectives and expanding the collaboration network are some of the goals proposed by this collaboration, which will result in greater global diversity, capable of generating innovative solutions. and creative solutions that allow companies to reach new markets and new objectives.

Market Access, based in Porto, was founded in 2005, and is a consultancy specialized in the internationalization of companies, focusing on supporting the development of international businesses.

The company has extensive experience in implementing internationalization projects and a vast portfolio of clients from different organizations around the world, spread across more than 60 countries.

ieTeam, based in S. Sebastian, Spain, was founded around a decade ago, offering advanced solutions in different business areas in the areas of internationalization, strategy, people management, innovation and entrepreneurship.

EIT Manufacturing, in turn, is the main European industrial community that aims to create innovation ecosystems that add unique value to the products, processes and services of European industry, driving a sustainable and competitive industry at a global level. To achieve this objective, it brings together more than 85 members, including universities, research centers and companies, working in close collaboration with several sectoral associations.

Source: Market Access