Columbia University, New York, USA, March 24-25
PAPS (Portuguese American Post-Graduate Society) is an independent, non-profit organization, with no political affiliations, which unites Portuguese immigrants in the United States, who form a valuable network of connections with Research and Development institutions, and with the American scientific community.
PAPS was founded in 1998, and has currently almost 400 members. Its objectives are:
- To stimulate the development of strong relationships between the Portuguese postgraduate community in the US and Portuguese universities and companies;
- To promote the interaction between the Portuguese postgraduate community in the US and the Portuguese-American community;
- To strengthen the influence and representation of the Portuguese academic community in the American society.
M. Jorge Guimaraes, CEO of ALERT Life Sciences Computing, Inc. gave a talk during this forum on the subject "Innovation & Entrepreneurship".