The I&E Course is a MIT Portugal Program´s initiative designed for MPP first year students to learn and experience innovation and entrepreneurship in a mix of team, individual and class work.
This year´s edition will take place between January 29th and February 2nd at Instituto Superior Técnico and is organised by MPP faculty mambers Frederico Ferreira, João Bigotte and Nuno Arantes-Oliveira. The initiative also counts with special keynote lectures from member of the Academia and Industry to share their vision and experience on I&E.
The workshop exposes students to different approaches, views and philosophies on Innovation and Entrepreneurship allowing them to foster a creative, critical, dynamic and entrepreneurial spirit. The course is run as a boot-camp from 9.00am to 8.00pm in mix of team, individual and class work. During this week, students are expected to gather information from peers and faculty, establish contacts and finally develop a business project which will be presented and put up to discussion.