Entrepreneurship Course by UL Inovar - Black Group

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Filipe Vilas-Boas
Helder Vila Real
João Glória
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Entrepreneurship Course by UL Inovar - Black Group

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

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