In-Nova is the Junior Enterprise of NOVA School of Science and Technology | FCT NOVA. Founded with the aim of promoting the capabilities of its students by integrating them into real projects, it aims to bring students closer to the professional reality. In-Nova is focused on creating a limitless workspace, in the most varied areas of knowledge. Specialized in robotics, full stack development, electronics, and prototyping.
To promote the interaction of students in the business environment, training them with the most recent scientific and technological techniques that allow the development of creative and innovative solutions applied to real problems.
In-Nova aims to involve university students in the technological community from an early age, highlighting the quality and excellence that characterize FCT NOVA and, ultimately, making them more competent, entrepreneurial, and critical.
Stimulate the entrepreneurial spirit, give priority to creativity, prioritize critical thinking, encourage proactivity, and encourage teamwork.
In-Nova’s foundation year
In-Nova was founded in 2020, to be the Junior Enterprise of FCT NOVA. Founded with the purpose of boosting the skillset of students by integrating them into real-life businesses & projects.
Created by students for an unlimited workspace.
About FCT NOVA
The NOVA School of Science and Technology | FCT NOVA, founded in 1977, is one of the most prestigious schools of Engineering and Sciences in Portugal. NOVA University is the most recent public university in the Lisbon metropolitan region, appearing at the top of the main international rankings of universities founded less than 50 years ago, such as the QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education. It has a strong tradition of working in innovative areas and its scientific research and quality teaching are internationally recognized. This performance allows the faculty to integrate the main technological university networks, such as the CESAER network, which ensures a prominent level of professional success for its students and researchers. With a young and multicultural environment, it is characterized by a culture of excellent teacher-student relationship and an intense academic life.
About the Junior Movement
The Junior Movement, based on developing the skills of university students, aims to prepare stronger and more capable future entrepreneurs. Junior Enterprises and Junior Initiatives resemble a real company, whose main objective is to awaken early learning and entrepreneurial attitudes through practical experiences, bridging the gap between the business and academic world. As non-profit associations, Junior Enterprises and Junior Initiatives have distinguished themselves in the academic fulfillment.
In Portugal, since 2012 there has been a regulatory body – JE Portugal (Junior Enterprises Portugal), a member of JE Europe (European Confederation of Junior Enterprises), represented in 14 countries and which, globally, represents 26 thousand Junior Entrepreneurs and 300 Junior Companies.
Junior Movement in Portugal
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