- R&D 100 Awards
In the past 9 years, Goncalo Amorim has mentored over 200 tech-based founders, entrepreneurial teams and technology start-ups and spinoffs through various structured programs. Goncalo has been actively involved as an advisor and board member in several emerging technology-intense start-ups.
Goncalo began his career in England in 1997 designing scientific experiments at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) in Oxfordshire (UK). In 2000, he joined Hewlett Packard Semiconductor division (UK), where he filed a dozen of international patents (US, Europe and Japan).
Since 2005, Goncalo has been based in Portugal and has held several managerial roles in some of the most dynamic and successful Portuguese multinationals listed in the Portuguese Stock exchange, PSI20. His specialty fields include Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Board Management, Early Stage Funding, Venture Capital, and New Business Creation.