The Portuguese Blockchain Alliance
Name of Association/Consortium
The Portuguese Blockchain Alliance
Website and Maturity
Website Maturity: Somewhat Mature
Legal Entity Type
- Nonprofit Other
- Country Specific - Portugal
Armando Martins Ferreira
General Information email
Mission Statement of Association
The Alliance's general purpose is the development of a universal ecosystem that brings together companies, academia and government entities in order to promote and contribute to the study and dissemination of new disruptive technologies and their impact on the economy, society and the environment as well as on the construction and development of solutions based on these new technologies. Likewise, the Alliance will promote awareness, information and training initiatives on these paradigms.
Charter/other text describing objectives
a) Contribute to the study, debate, and dissemination of disruptive technologies by promoting ideas and initiatives that favor the development of solutions in articulation with civil society;
b) Collaborate with university and non-university bodies, companies, and institutions;
c) To promote initiatives aimed at the debate on experiences and innovations introduced in the field of disruptive technologies research, through the exchange of activities and services with similar associations, national and foreign, organizing congresses, seminars, study groups and participating in international meetings and joint projects;
d) Contribute to the creation and consolidation of sustainable projects in the areas of disruptive technologies;
e) Promote new dynamics of knowledge generation on disruptive technologies and the materialization of social, cultural and economic transformation;
f) To intervene in the factors that influence the processes of knowledge transfer and creation of organizations in order to maximize their fluidity, improving the competitiveness of Portugal in the international panorama of innovation.
Abreu Advogados; AICEP Portugal Global; Grupo Almedina; AMA (AGÊNCIA PARA A MODERNIZAÇÃO ADMINISTRATIVA); APS (Academia Portuguesa de Seguros); BBVA (Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria); EMEL (Empresa Municipal de Estacionamento de Lisboa); everis (an NTT Data company); Fidelidade; IAPMEI; IBM; IP Telecom; Microsoft; multicert; Papiro; PME Investimentos; REN (Redes Energéticas Nacionais); vodafone; Academic Members:; Catolica Lisbon; Escola de Economia e Gestão (Universidade do Minho); Escola de Engenharia (Universidade do Minho); Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa; Faculdade de Economia da Universidade do Porto; Instituto Politecnico de Viana do Castelo; ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management; Nova School of Business & Economics; Porto Business School; Universidade de Coimbra; Universidade Lusofona; Universidade Portucalense
Board of Directors
Rui Serapicos (CIONET)
Pedro Filipe Godinho (CIONET)
Laura Dominguez Couselo (CIONET)
Membership fees if any
This group will include corporate entities with a turnover of more than 150 million euros in the previous year or entities and public bodies with the same volume of revenues.
Annual Fee: 2.500,00 € | Membership Fee: 500,00 €
This group will include corporate entities with a turnover of between 5 and 150 million euros in the previous year or entities and public bodies with the same volume of revenues.
Annual Fee: 1.500,00 € | Membership Fee: 250,00 €
This group will include corporate entities with a turnover of fewer than 5 million euros in the previous year or entities and public bodies with the same volume of revenues.
Annual Fee: 500,00 € | Membership Fee: 100,00 €
Non-profit corporate entities, sole proprietorships, and startups (projects with a duration of fewer than three years) will be included in this category.
Annual Fee: 200,00 € | Membership Fee: 50,00 €
Collective persons for academic and/or scientific research purposes (examples: universities, polytechnic institutes, scientific foundations, etc.) will be included in this category. Fees N/A
Annual Fee: 150,00 € | Membership Fee: 40,00 €
Young Individual: (< 30 years of age):
Annual Fee: 80,00 € | Membership Fee: 25,00 €
Period for membership