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Opening the books on Portugal
PE Probe is a website that aggregates relevant information about Portugal’s economy and finances in English. It showcases statistics, events and documents issued by top organisations across the country. Created by the nonprofit entity Portugal Economy Probe, the website serves as a display window for the country’s assets.
Why it matters
The project is backed by renowned institutions such as the Portuguese Banking Association and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. The platform is a unique example of competitors getting together for the greater good of the country. What other cooperation initiatives can competing organisations explore to improve the health of their country’s markets and economy?
‘Arduino’ is an electronics prototyping company that specialises in flexible and easy-to-use hardware and software. Its innovations are open source, which means they can be used and developed by other people without paying any royalties to their original inventors. The service is intended for artists, designers, hobbyists and anyone interested in creating electronic projects of their own.
Smartii is a business taxi service that offers the combination of personal uniformed drivers and a vehicle that is environmentally friendly. Because of its green credentials, its cars cost around 30% less to run, with savings passed on to customers.