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May 25

Applications open for the K.TECH award

Applications for K.Tech, the prize for technological projects in the Banco Montepio Acredita Portugal Competition, are open until June 8. KCS iT supports the initiative for the sixth year and develops a monitoring, evaluation and mentoring process, with a view to launching the best ideas on the market.

Lisbon, May 25, 2022 – Applications for the K.Tech Award are open until the 8th of June, the award oriented to business ideas related to new information technologies and their implementation in traditional business areas, integrated in the largest national entrepreneurship competition – the Bank Contest Montepio Believe Portugal. For the sixth year in a row, KCS iT is a Venture Partner of the initiative.

Tiago Farinha_KCS iTTiago Farinha, General Director of KCS iT, explains that “KCS iT's connection to the Contest has taken place since 2016, during which time KCS iT has been a strategic partner for the growth and support of the Portuguese technological entrepreneurial ecosystem. THE Entrepreneurship and innovation are part of our global strategy and are reflected in the business and projects we develop, with a view to solving corporate and society needs in general, creating new solutions and contributing to a better and more sustainable world. sustainable”.

KCS iT brings experience and know-how to the initiative, both through the mentoring, as well as support in project management and even in the development of applications and software. The consultant is an active part in the course of these business ideas, monitoring and evaluating candidates throughout the various stages of the competition. The winner is given access to a time allowance for the implementation of best practices.

This vision of KCS iT's commitment to new answers and models includes the recent launch of a Consulting Services area, where the search for innovation is integrated. Also in this area, and together with the Regional Government of the Azores, the Society for Business Development of the Azores and the Academia de Código, KCS iT developed a hub of innovation on Terceira Island: the Terceira Tech Island. In addition to objectives linked to social solidarity, professional transformation and development of this location, the project has as its main focus the orientation of solutions for innovation and product creation.

Additional information about the K.Tech Award and application for the initiative at www.acreditaportugal.pt/premio-ktech.


About KCS iT:

Since 2008, KCS iT today offers a multifaceted set of services that include outsourcing, strategic consulting (with services such as Research&Development, Team as a Service e delivery center) and training. This diversity is reflected in a vast group of customers from different sectors and industries.

With an innovative and agile, flexible and dedicated team, the consultancy has grown to become a company that is recognized for its project management experience through the implementation of international good practices such as PMI® and aligned with Microsoft, Esri, Salesforce and SAP.

Over time, KCS iT has developed its international presence, currently having a presence in several parts of Portugal (Lisbon, Porto, Leiria and Terceira Island) and in countries on four continents.

Additional information at www.kcsit.pt


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