German companies are directly responsible in Portugal for 35,000 jobs and, if indirect ones are considered, around 50,000, at the same time as they add 1.88 billion euros of investment in 2018 alone. a debate to be held on June 7 at Porto Business School.
Economist Daniel Riscado will present a study by Roland Berger on the factors that influence the deepening economic relations between Portugal and Germany, exploring the issue of the balance between Portuguese investment in Germany and German investment in Portugal.
The evolution of the sectoral representation of German investment in Portugal will be the theme addressed by former Economy Minister Manuel Caldeira Cabral, who will focus on the new focus on tourism, innovation and technology.
Pedro Moura (representing Merck Pharmaceutical Portugal), Paulo Guedes (CFO of Critical TechWorks), Jaime Sá (General Manager of Simoldes), Eduardo Vítor Rodrigues, President of Gaia City Hall and Porto Metropolitan Area, and Pedro Pinheiro, businessman and professor at Porto Business School, will be other speakers.
The panels will focus on the themes: "The role of German investment in the development of industry and innovation in Portugal" and "In the genesis of Portugal 2020 and evolution of technology 5.0: What are the competitive advantages of Portugal to attract future investors" .