This VC Fund aims at the creation of new business based on applied innovation, coupled with managerial and commercial capabilities. They strengthen the connection between entrepreneurs, R&D centres and companies in the more traditional Portuguese industrial sectors. Benefits for the entrepreneurs are: Investment by Portugal Ventures of up to 1.5M€ (indicatively), with a minority participation, in tranches and based on a development plan. Furthermore they can help with the valorisation of Intellectual Property and by monitoring by experts. Of the projects funded by Portugal Ventures, selected projects will have the opportunity to be incubated and accelerated in international innovation hubs.