February 8, 2023 – √Čvora, Portugal – Global incubator & foundry, Empowered Startups, is pleased to announce that their Portugal HQA Visa Program for highly qualified individuals has been officially endorsed by the Portuguese Government.

In a special reception on Wednesday, February 8th, Empowered Startups President, Chris Lennon, officially signed a letter of commitment along side Ana Abrunhosa, Portugal’s Minister of Territorial Cohesion. The Portugal HQA Visa program is designed to fast-track highly qualified professionals to Portugal. The program provides priority entry to professionals who drive R&D in Portugal through collaboration with recognized research institutions.

The signing of the letter of commitment officially recognizes Empowered Startups as the delivery partner for Portugal’s HQA Visa.

Stay tuned for more details on this exciting advancement for the HQA Visa!

About Empowered Startups
Empowered Startups is an Innovative Startup Incubator and foundry headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. With offices in Canada, France, and Portugal, we train/mentor/ and network entrepreneurs to successfully launch new businesses in diverse markets. As a foundry we also conceive, build and launch our own products and solutions. Empowered Startups is recognized by the Canadian Government as a designated start-up business incubator and is known internationally for growing ideas into sustainable businesses using both a virtual and on-site model. Our training tools and mentorship are used and recognized by leading global university labs, Startup incubators, and innovation hubs. Apply for our programs online at empoweredstartups.com