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Innovation
Podcasts
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The local-for-local open innovation platform Nestlé Hatcher

Our first series dedicated to impact in Africa end with this lively and exciting conversation between Professor Filipe Alfaiate and Mr. João Barreto, the Head of Innovation and PMO at Nestle, based in South Africa. They discussed impact journeys, the BOP market in Africa, opportunities and challenges and in particular, a very interesting local-for-local open innovation platform for all in Africa called Nestlé Hatcher that João designed and launched. Good learnings!

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Africa & Development
Podcasts
SDG
9

Chicken and acceptance in Burkina Faso: BOP Marketing

In this episode, we go Burkina Faso and deep dive into how can acceptance be developed for new products at the Bottom of the Pyramid even in situations where consumers are emotionally attached to other products. Check out how grilled chicken in Burkina Faso can teach us about the impact that business can have and how it is different from what NGOs, donors, and Governments can offer.

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Leadership & People
Podcasts
SDG
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Zona de Impacto: Who are the poorest and most vulnerable? And what are the ways to endure the cool winter that is coming?

This episode touches on poverty in Portugal, which has increased during the pandemic, and energy poverty, a theme that will be felt again this winter in many Portuguese households due to their bad conditions and the increase in energy prices

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Sustainability
Project
SDG
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Thirst Project Nova SBE: Newsletter March

This is a quick read (2-3 minutes) on what are the new ways of approaching the fight against thirst not only around the world but also in Thirst Project Nova SBE. Get to know the new projects of this team of more than 20 students of Nova SBE that constantly try to move people into helping in this cause, also know how to help and how scientific innovation is playing a part on this matter.

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Finance
Project
SDG
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Finanças para Todos, NovaSBE Finance Knowledge Center’s new program

A program created in partnership with CFA Society Portugal with the support of Fidelidade

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Innovation
Podcasts
SDG
9

Design Thinking Roundtable podcast has a new episode!

Listen here to the new episode “Tales of the Field with Tonya Gayle, Executive Director of Green City Force (GCF) and an advocate for economic justice for young people of color”

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Health
Project
SDG
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Psychometric evaluation of the Mental Health Quality of Life (MHQoL) instrument in seven European countries.

Click here to access Iryna Sabat’s new article!

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Health
Research insight
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3

Unlocking innovation in healthcare: The case of the patient innovation platform.

Click here to read Pedro Oliveira’s new publication on California Management Review!

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Education
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Knowledge Centers' first annual meeting!

Last September Nova SBE organized the first Annual Meeting of the Knowledge Centers (KCs).

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Entrepreneurship
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Nova Junior Consulting at the Finnish Embassy

Nova Junior Consulting collaborates with Aalto University School of Business on a project to identify business opportunities for Finnish companies in the energy sector in Portugal

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Environment
Project
SDG
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NovaSBE's students at the UNESCO's Earth University

After winning the "Team Up for Climate" competition by Fundação Egis, a group of NovaSBE's students was invited to present their project at UNESCO's Earth University

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Health
Podcasts
SDG
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Tales of the field- a new series in the Design Thinking Roundtable

Anne-Laure Fayard launched the first episode of Tales of the Field, a new series in the Design Thinking Roundtable Podcast

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Entrepreneurship
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Entrepreneurship and Innovation Symposium

Last July, the Haddad Entrepreneurship Institute hosted the inaugural The conference brought together academics from around the globe doing research on topics related to entrepreneurship and innovation. You can check the agenda below. Research topics included: 1. Can road access spur rural entrepreneurship? [presenter Lakshmi Naaraayanan (London Business School) and discussant Francisco Queiró (Nova SBE)) 2. The Finance Wage Premium and Entrepreneurship [presenter Isaac Hacamo (Indiana University) and discussant: Ramin Baghai (Stockholm School of Economics)] 3. Credit Market Equivalents and the Valuation of Private Firms [presenter: Niklas Hüther (Indiana University) and discussant: Nick Hirschey (Nova SBE)] 4. Going Public and the Internal Organization of the Firm [presenter: Merih Sevilir (ESMT-Berlin and Halle Institute for Economic Research) and discussant: Ekaterina Gavrilova (Nova SBE)] 5. Do Startup Patent Acquisitions Affect Inventor Productivity? [presenter: Joan Farre-Mensa (University of Illinois at Chicago) and discussant: Pranav Desai (Nova SBE)] 6. Customer Data Access and Fintech Entry: Early Evidence from Open Banking [presenter: Will Gornall (University of British Columbia) and discussant: Fernando Anjos (Nova SBE), an annual academic conference to discuss research on entrepreneurship and innovation.

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Innovation
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SDG
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Nova SBE at the Youth and Innovation Forum

Daniel Traça participated in the Youth and Innovation Forum at the United Nations Ocean Conference.

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Innovation
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SDG
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New Careers and Volunteering Opportunities page just lauched!

This Careers and Volunteering Opportunities page can be found in NovaSBE's Social Database

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Economics
Podcasts
SDG
9

Zona de Impacto: From post-covid recovery to tha lack of human resources, what changed in tourism?

This episode touches on the 'motor' of the Portuguese economy, tourism. This economic activity went through 'gloomy' days during the pandemic and lost many human resources. NovaSBE's professor Sérgio Guerreiro and the students Isabel Morgado dos Santos and Maria Pacheco analyzed the topic in a conversation with Expresso.

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Environment
Project
SDG
14

NovaSBE at the United Nations Ocean Conference

Antonieta Cunha e Sá participated in the United Nations Ocean Conference, where she was a moderator and spoke on Economics, Sustainability and Climate Change

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Health
Research insight
SDG
3

Eduardo Costa distinguished at Role to Play awards

Eduardo Costa won the first prize in Role to Play Awards, in the “PhD Student Thesis” category.

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Africa & Development
Project
SDG
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2022 NOVAFRICA Conference Economic Development marked the 10th anniversary of the center

Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center held the 2022 Conference Economic Development, an event that was part of Nova SBE's sustainability week and which marked the 10th anniversary of the center.

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Sustainability
Research insight
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Energy justice issues in renewable energy megaprojects: Implications for a socioeconomic evaluation of megaprojects

Click here to read Stewart Clegg, Shankar Sankaran, Ralf Müller, and Nathalie Drouin’s text published in the International Journal of Managing Projects in Business

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Environment
Project
SDG
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Nova SBE Data Science project awarded

Nova SBE Data Science Knowledge Center project "Identifying Deviant Behavior Patterns on the First Sale of Seafood", was awarded an honorable mention at the prize-giving ceremony of Prémios Verdes, by Revista Visão and AdP - Águas de Portugal.

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Innovation
Project
SDG
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Nova SBE has a new Knowledge Center!

The Nova SBE Open & User Innovation Knowledge Center (OUI) brings together a worldwide network of leading researchers and practitioners to produce and disseminate high-quality research-based knowledge in the field of innovation management, open user, patient innovation, and entrepreneurship.

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Health
Opinion Article
SDG
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Mindfulness, beyond well-being

During the two years of the pandemic, many companies explored ways to remotely improve employees’ well-being and involvement. Mindfulness became an even more common offer in companies to manage employees’ stress levels. Click here to read Samantha Sim’s opinion article published in Human Resources. The text is in Portuguese.

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Education
Podcasts
SDG
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What can be done to solve the lack of teachers in schools?

About twenty thousand students started last year’s third period in schools without some classes due to a lack of teachers. How to respond to this imbalance and what can be done to respond to the lack of teachers in schools were starting points for the 3rd episode of Consulta Pública (Antena 1) with Luís Catela Nunes as the main guest.

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We know how much potential each member of our community has. From staff to researchers, from corporate to non-profit organizations. Whether you are producing relevant research, an idea that could be turned into an impactful project, or you're becoming an expert in a sustainability-related field. We want to help you discover your purpose and share it.

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