Member for

3 months 2 weeks
Name of the organization
ISLA – Polytechnic Institute of Management and Technology (ISLA-IPGT)
Full address
Rua Diogo de Macedo, nº192 | 4400-107 Vila Nova de Gaia
Type of organization
Name and surname
Marco Lamas
Position in the organization
Senior Professor | Business Innovation Lab Lead
Which of the following topics would you like to further work on at the European level in the network?
Inclusive entrepreneurship
Social innovation
Gender equality
Entrepreneurial education and/or learning
Research and innovation on entrepreneurship
Research and innovation on social issues
Business incubation
Advice to entrepreneurs
Social entrepreneurship
Lifelong learning
Development of innovative educational methods
Transnational cooperation/development cooperation

ISLA – Polytechnic Institute of Management and Technology (ISLA-IPGT) is located in Vila Nova de Gaia (Porto metropolitan area). It is organised into two schools - the School of Management and the School of Technology. Its activity includes higher education courses, research and development and external services. ISLA-IPGT is integrated into the largest Portuguese group of private education – the Lusófona group. The group has 75,000 students and higher education institutions in Portugal, Brazil, Angola, Guinea, and Cape Verde. ISLA-IPGT provides 8 undergraduate degrees in the areas of management, tourism, computing, multimedia, and safety at work. It also offers five master’s degrees in the areas mentioned above and more than a dozen higher professional technical programmes. The two schools integrate about 1,300 students, 77 teachers and 20 non-teaching staff. Most of our students are from the north of Portugal, but we have students of 25 different nationalities.