The projects HIGHLIGHT, AlCeBlock, offline payment system based on blockchain, MOBA, and IDINA are the five finalist ideas of the 3rd edition of the IN3+ Award, the biggest prize dedicated to innovation in Portugal, promoted by the National Press – Casa da Moeda SA ( INCM).
Among the more than eighty applications, the ideas that stood out the most in this edition focus on security solutions using nanotechnology, blockchain, and biometrics.
Of these ideas, three will be the finalists of the 3rd edition of the IN3+ Award. The podium seats will be revealed at the prize-giving event, which is expected to take place in March.
Gonçalo Caseiro, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Press – Casa da Moeda, points out that “this third edition of the IN3+ Award consolidates, in a promising way, the collaborative network, increasingly broad, between the INCM, the academy, the research and Portuguese startups. The best way to build the future of this multi-centennial company that continues to be part of the daily lives of all citizens is to promote and enhance the research and innovation carried out at our universities, applying them to our products and services and to all practice areas. We are innovating today to prepare for tomorrow”.