Although every effort will be made to keep this calendar, AICEP will closely monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As the situation evolves we may take some contingency scenarios that may imply delaying or postponing some activities, which will not in itself make AICEP liable.
What if the travel ban to and from US goes beyond July?
We expect to organize all the program activities forseen until July, including some one to one meetings, remotely. The in person activities that involves flying to US will occur only on August and October. We will try that you make the most out of the program, so we may have to adapt the program, depending on the circumstances, which may imply delaying the travel to San Francisco or doing the meetings remotely.
Does AICEP provide accommodation in California for participants?
You will be expected to participate in the various travel activities of the program, including two trips to California to meet potential customers, partners or investors. You will need to cover all travel and accommodation expenses associated with these elements of the program and you will be responsible for obtaining any visas or other travel authorizations required.
How much does the program cost?
The program is free of charges but you will have to pay your travel expenses.
Additionally, you should be prepared to develop market approaches and participate in the activities of the program, mainly workshops, mentorships, one a one meetings with potential customers and demo day
What is the role of the incubation partners?
The incubation partners network are Portuguese entrepreneurship ecosystem players, like Incubators, Universities, R&D Centers, Business Associations, who have been helping the company, especially in the internationalization and will continue support after the program.
Together, we share a common goal: to support and accelerate the growth of Portuguese companies.