Took place last January, in the premises of In.Cubo, evaluation and selection of proposals submitted in the Contest of Ideas E+Promar. This initiative promoted by In. Cubo in partnership with Gac Alto Minho, arises under Activity 4 “Axis 4 – Sustainable Development of Fishing Areas” of the Operational Programme for Fishiries (PROMAR) and includes as partners the CIM-Alto Minho the municipalities of Viana do Castelo, Caminha, Cerveira and Esposende.

The jury responsible for this contest was composed by CIM Alto Minho who was represented by Dr. Alexandrina Monteiro, the Municipality of Viana do Castelo represented by Architect Luis Nobre, the Regional Direction of Agriculture and Fisheries of the North by Eng Mario Silva, GAC Alto Minho by Dr Cecilia Marques and on behalf of the Association for Technology Incubation Center Base Minho / In.Cubo, Coordinator  Dr. º Francisco Rodrigues de Araujo and Eng Jorge Miranda.

9 Ideas for Innovative Business related directly or indirectly have been selected, with the economy of the sea, such as Algaf – Algae Afife promoter José Godinho da Silva, the Thermal Baths and Hot promoter José Carvalho, Tastes of Minho – Preserved fish promoter Jorge Loureiro, “Hidroponic bio liquid fertilizer” – liquid Hydroponic Fertilizer bio promoters Jose Fernando Silva and Raquel Silva, Mar Devotion OG & Associates, CRIABIVA – Maternity Bivalves and production of microalgae in photo-bioreactors promoter Pedro Seixas, net Fishing promoters Miguel Lima and Elisa Baganha, Nebis – Earth, Sea and River in one the future concept of the promoter Duarte Ferreira and Tourism Ivo Lobo Incuming promoter.

These ideas proceed to Phase 2 Competition – Workshops on Entrepreneurship, which is conjugated a training component and a component of individual coaching, focusing on critical areas for the development of business ideas presented.