Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação (SPI) participated in the 2018 International Consulting Alliance (ICA) Annual Event on 24-27 April 2018 in Valencia, Spain. The event was attended by 90 participants coming from 50 organisations and 30 countries, from Europe, Asia, Africa, as well as North and Latin America. The event aimed to discuss and exchange best practices within ICA Member through plenary sessions, workshops and bilateral meetings.
The ICA Annual Event also provided a chance for members to explore possible collaboration on opportunities from international donors such as the European Commission as well as Asian Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank, etc. During the event, SPI engaged in several bilateral meetings and discussions with organisations and private companies interested in the topics of development as well as research and innovation.
ICA is a network of organisation that aims to develop a long term partnership between trusted and interconnected stakeholders in the Development Cooperation field. ICA brings together both national and international consulting actors in different technical sectors. SPI is an active ICA member since 2016.