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Entrepreneurship Course by UL Inovar - Black Group

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Filipe Vilas-Boas
Helder Vila Real
João Glória
Ricardo Saiote

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  • 1. The Medici Effect
    Chapter two
    Filipe Vilas-Boas, Helder Vila Real, JoãoGlória and Ricardo Saiote.
  • 2. The Rise of Intersections
    There are three forces behindtheriseofintersectionalideas:
    • Themovementofpeople
    • 3. Theconvergenceofscience
    • 4. Theleapofcomputation
    They are extremelyimportantfactorsthatcontribute to fosterinnovation!
    The Medici Effect – Chapter two
    Filipe Vilas-Boas, Helder Vila Real, João Glória and Ricardo Saiote.
  • 5. The Rise of Intersections
    FORCE 1: THE MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE
    500 yearsago
    Today
    PortugueseDiscoveries
    Themovementofpeoplewas, andstillis,veryimportantin theportugueselives!
    The Medici Effect – Chapter two
    Filipe Vilas-Boas, Helder Vila Real, João Glória and Ricardo Saiote.
  • 6. Genome sequencing
    Human prosthesis
    Chemical modulation
    Biology + Computation
    Bioinformatics
    Biology + Physics
    Biophysics
    Physics + Chemistry
    Physical-Chemistry
    The Rise of Intersections
    FORCE 2: THE CONVERGENCE OF SCIENCE
    Distant and usually unrelated disciplines start to give place to new disciplines by convergence of concepts.
    The convergence of mathematics, astronomy and geography pushed portuguesenavigators into the discovery of the New World.
    Bioalvo is a portuguese entrepreneurial company that is using a drug discovery technology based on the intersection between Microbiology and Human Biology in order to discover potential active drugs against neurodegenerative diseases.
    (http://www.bioalvo.com/technology.php)
    The Medici Effect – Chapter two
    Filipe Vilas-Boas, Helder Vila Real, JoãoGlória and Ricardo Saiote.
  • 7. The Rise of Intersections
    FORCE 3: THE LEAP OF COMPUTATION
    The microchip has allowed people and businesses to become closer.
    It allows us to do things faster, different and it has also led to advanced communication
    Shrekandstorytelling
    Advancedcommunication
    Thiswastheonly factor thatwasn’tpresent in portuguesediscoveries, although, indirectly, ithasappearedthanks to innovation.
    Astrolábio, Balestilhaand Quadrante , the GPS ofportuguesediscoveriestime
    The Medici Effect – Chapter two
    Filipe Vilas-Boas, Helder Vila Real, JoãoGlória and Ricardo Saiote.
  • 8. The Rise of Intersections
    FINAL REMARKS
    Convergence of sciences
    Individual sciences
    Portuguese discoveries
    New trade routes
    Intersection of different cultures
    Share of information
    Explosion of new ideas
    Development of technology
    Portuguese people promoted development and innovation all over the world by discovering new territories and cultures. Therefore, they contributed largely to world development.
    The Medici Effect – Chapter two
    Filipe Vilas-Boas, Helder Vila Real, JoãoGlória and Ricardo Saiote.
  • 9. AND