We will meet again
AT HANNOVER MESSE
We are looking forward to meet you at Hannover Messe’23 to tell you more about the spirit of Portugal Makes Sense.
After a successful journey as Partner Country in 2022, we return to Hannover Messe to follow-up why Portugal Makes Sense as your choice to develop
Please visit in Hall 2
At HANNOVER MESSE 2022, under the motto #PortugalMakesSense, Portugal presented clusters of technological excellence in the fields of equipment and metalworking, mobility, automotive, aeronautics, textile, technical plastics, moulding, production technologies and renewable energy.
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The Portuguese contingent featured a strong display at the exhibition, with a central pavilion and three thematic pavilions dedicated to the Engineered Parts & Solutions, Energy Solutions and Digital Ecosystems topics. These fields mobilized dozens of companies, representing cutting-edge technologies and processes developed in Portugal. Decision-makers who visited the fair, particularly the German Mittelstand and other international companies, grasped the strategic fit that Portuguese companies can provide, through their ability to provide innovation and differentiation.
Portugal is a global player in the Engineered Parts & Solutions area, covering mechanical engineering, metalworking, mobility and automotive, aeronautics and space, among other sectors. With more than 15,000 companies and 192,000 employees, in 2020 this industry exported, goods and services worth more than 17.1 billion euros to more than 200 countries. Major international companies value Portugal’s skilled, experienced workforce, and Portuguese companies’ technological and engineering prowess, which enables them to manufacture metal, plastic, or rubber parts of high precision.
In the sphere of Energy Solutions, Portugal ranks 9th for its global contribution to the Planet & Climate in the Good Country Index. The country is taking determined steps to reduce energy consumption, use its resources more efficiently, provide more sustainable mobility, achieve greater security of supply, and diversify its renewable energy footprint. Portugal is committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.
In the Digital Ecosystems area, Portugal boasted one of the most vibrant entrepreneurship ecosystems in Europe and is recognized among the countries with the most open policies towards international investment. Portugal is a tech hub for cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and robotics, as well as an international competence pole for autonomous vehicle technology, among others. Further, Portugal provides a gateway for ICT companies into Portuguese-speaking countries.
In Portugal you can find talent, innovation, reliability, and commitment to success. There are nearly 600 German companies operating successfully in Portugal.
PORTUGAL PAVILIONS -HM'22 - LOCATION
> 100 COMPANIES WENT TO HANNOVER
The HANNOVER MESSE’22, which had the largest ever participation of Portuguese companies, closes today, June 2nd. At the Closing Press Conference Portugal will give a closing speech.
At Partner Country Night there was time for music, food and lots of fun.
Meet the winners of the second edition of the annual German-Portuguese Journalism Award, which distinguishes journalistic texts published in Portugal and in Germany about the culture, society, economy and politics of the other country.