Portugal announces new ‘tech visa’ and 100 million euros to support innovative projects

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Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa delivering his speech at the opening of the Venture Summit, on the first day of the Web Summit in Lisbon, 05th november 2018. TIAGO PETINGA/LUSA

 

Portugal’s Prime Minister on Monday announced an additional 100 million euros from the European Investment Fund to support projects of technological innovation and the start of a “Tech Visa” aimed at attracting qualified staff to live in the country.

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