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Sun, sea and techs in Madeira

Foreign investors are taking advantage of abundant opportunities in upmarket tourism as well as a burgeoning tech sector on Madeira. 

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Madeira vice-president eyes fiscal independence from Lisbon

The vice-president of Madeira’s regional government tells fDi about the island's struggle to gain financial independence from Portugal. 

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Madeira looks to keep tax advantage

On top of its other attractions, Madeira offers a white-listed preferential tax regime that is conducive to long-term, productive investments. 

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Inside fDi: how soft factors can influence FDI's hard sell

Countries that can display positive 'soft factors' – such as social peace and tolerance – will stand out to foreign investors. 

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Braga makes the most of its tech talent advantage

With its university, businesses and government working in close harmony, Braga has transformed itself into a tech hotbed. Now it is eyeing an international stage.

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Overseas investors help Évora's elevation

The Portuguese city of Évora is emerging as a hub for aerospace and business services. 

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Mayor explains why Braga has bragging rights

Ricardo Rio, mayor of Braga, talks fDi about the city’s tech talent and business agenda, which are getting it noticed on a global level.

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How Braga combines tradition and tech

The Portuguese city of Braga is rich in history, but there is nothing ancient about its investment offering. 

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Climate and medtech expertise give Braga a clean and healthy outlook

Braga’s first-class centres for medical research are thriving in conjunction with the city’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, while ‘clean technology’ research is also becoming a strength. 

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Portugal's tech-fuelled turnaround

Portugal’s economic recovery is in full swing and foreign investors are taking more interest than ever, especially in the tech sector.

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