CITNM Kick Off Meeting

On the 19th of January 2016 the Centre for Innovation and Technology N. Mahalingam (CITNM) had its kick off meeting where several institutions gather to discuss ways in which to develop it and its activities.

    High ranked officials from several institutions were present at the two day working meeting and presented their ideas for future “Labs” and/or partnerships and/or projects:

  • Clariant (Switzerland)
  • Elkem (Norway)
  • Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto)
  • IK4-Azterlan (Spain),
  • Kaizen Institute Iberia
  • Sakthi Portugal.

    Other institutions and companies attended the meeting in Agueda, head quarters of CITNM:

  • Meed Brand, Marketing and Communication
  • Sakthi SP21
  • University of Aveiro
  • VDA Vieira de Almeida & Associates.

Companies as Deloitte, EY, Protermia, EDP – Energias de Portugal, Schnellecke Logistics and others also show interest in collaborating with CITNM.

The inauguration of CITNM was set to the 18th of October 2016. By then some Labs might be already working and other Educational and Training initiatives should be under development.