"Portugal ranks among the most competitive and is attracting new businesses:
Currently, Portugal has one of the most dynamic entrepreneurial ecosystems in Europe, resulting from the investments made in the last decade in human resources, infrastructure and technologicaly qualification, which provide great opportunities for those wishing to launch or invest in new businesses.
As an investor, you may be interested in obtaining information about the main indicators of the Portuguese economy at national and regional levels. These indicators include information on the business environment, investment in infrastructure, as well as labour market trends, population qualifications, access to funding and investment in capital goods and R&D.
Portuguese Government is motivated to attract investment to Portugal, by providing financial suport to Companies investing on R&D.
Companies have at their disposal a set of instruments to promote R&D that supports the valorization of scientific and technological knowledge and its transformation into economic growth through applied research projects. To ensure the global competitiveness of these projects, Portugal participates in a set of international programs, initiatives and networks that promote the internationalization of the national research and innovation system.
Portuguese administration offers a search engine - Portugal Site Selection Platform - for business locations for investment projects in Portugal in the field of industry, logistics and services.
This tool is a free public service for investor support that allows:
"The success of Portugal as an investment destination is based on the country’s positive approach towards international business. Portugal offers a strategic location, access to key markets, skilled human resources, competitive costs and top infrastructures.".