The ANI intends to stimulate and facilitate the supply and demand of technology and business opportunities among the National Innovation System players. Through the Technology and Business Exchange (TBE), any entity can introduce its technological problem, look for technologies that meet its needs, as well as research patents and trademarks registered in Portugal.
As part of the participation in the Enterprise Europe Network Portugal (EEN-Portugal), the ANI also promotes a Collaboration Opportunities Exchange at national and international level, offering its users a means to value R&D from searching for project partners and studying results, to promoting innovative products, facilitating access to new partnerships and markets.
The TBE objectives are as follows:
TBE is an integral part of the Innovation Portal, to be made available soon.