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Diário Económico recently covered the news that Fibersail won the BGI 6th. Ed. Caixa Capital Investment Award!

Fibersail, a startup currently in acceleration by BGI, developed a technological solution based on an existing NASA technology that improves efficiency and security for sea navigation.

Appealing to big data and business intelligence software based on structural behavior data, Fibersail’s technology will improve the design of new, more efficient and valuable structures, along with a system that provides real-time feedback, in order to increase safety and efficiency in sea transportation and navigation.


Fibersail’s technology leverages this fiber-optic technology in order to capture a mass market, and also leverages structural engineering in order to build better and safer structures and achieve a promising business opportunity.



Movvo BGI alumni , among the Top 5 Technological Startups selected by TechMatch Global

Movvo is one of the five Portuguese startups selected to receive advice from Sillicon Valley experts during the TechMatch Global event.

Movvo provides retailers, shopping mall owners and marketing professionals with innovative business analytics to solve problems and enhance the consumer experience. The solution combines tracking technology with a powerful algorithm that traces and analyzes shoppers’ movements in retail spaces. After a patent was registered, the product soon attracted enthusiastic attention from a big multinational company. 

BGI alumni WatGrid is in 33entrepreneurs


WINEGRID, a BGI alumni startups (4th Ed) get on board of 33entrepreneurs’ acceleration program for 3 months of hard work, until December 2015. 

WINEGRID - The connected Barrel 
Portuguese startup which conceived a device able to monitor the lifetime of wine in a barrel. It is adaptable to any kind of liquid. It is the second time Winegrid participates in 33entrepreneurs’ acceleration program : This one being focused on the marché bordelais - Market of Bordeaux. 
Learn more about Winegrid

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