Inspiring business students

In an exciting and educational visit, students in the fields of business and economics program at Universidade Católica Portuguesa had the opportunity to explore the innovative realm of interactive technologies during their visit to the Interactive Technologies Institute on January 23.

Nuno Jardim Nunes, the esteemed President of Interactive Technologies Institute, warmly welcomed the visiting students and hosted an engaging presentation that shed light on the institute’s multifaceted endeavours. During the session, Nunes passionately discussed the institute’s core activities, providing an overview of various groundbreaking projects such as LoGaCulture, Bauhaus of the Sea Sails, MODINA, and DCtizens.

The highlight of the presentation was Nunes’ captivating storytelling about former Interactive Technologies Institute students who, inspired by their experiences at the institute, went on to establish a company that eventually achieved the coveted unicorn status. The narrative served as a testament to the transformative power of the educational and entrepreneurial environment fostered by Interactive Technologies Institute.

Addressing the inquisitive minds of the visiting students, Nuno Nunes actively participated in a Q&A session. He shared valuable insights into the institute’s mission, goals, and the impact of its projects on society. Encouraging the students to think beyond conventional boundaries, he invited them to contribute to real-world problem-solving. He emphasized the importance of involving society in the development of these solutions.

The visit not only provided the students with a glimpse into the cutting-edge work being carried out at Interactive Technologies Institute, but also sparked inspiration for potential collaborations and future endeavors. As the students departed, they carried with them not only newfound knowledge but also a sense of enthusiasm to explore the intersection of business, management, and interactive technologies to create meaningful societal impact.

The Interactive Technologies Institute remains committed to fostering such interactions, bridging the gap between academia and industry, and nurturing the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs. This visit served as a testament to the institute’s dedication to shaping the future of interactive technologies and its commitment to empowering students to make a positive difference in the world.