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The International Business 2019-2021 is a joint project, promoted by NERLEI, co-financed at a rate of 50%.. The project aims at supporting 114 companies from different sectors of activity, in the northern and central regions of Portugal, in order to boost the increase in its export capacity to several foreign markets..

To this end, it will develop a diversified typology of actions that include: international fairs, face-to-face business missions, virtual business missions, technical prospecting missions, collective mentoring sessions and thematic webinars..




Business Missions


  • Mission to Morocco - Casablanca | June 27 to July 1, 2022 held
  • Business Mission to Argentina | September 2022
  • Virtual mission Chile, Colombia and Peru | 23 to 28 October 2022
  • Business Mission to the USA - New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania | October 02 to 07, 2022
  • Business Mission to Poland – Warsaw | 06 to 11 november 2022
  • International Online Conference of Fileira Casa | October 2022
  • Technical mission to prospect the Hong-Kong market - RISE Conference | March 21 to 23, 2023 cancelled

International Fairs

  • HostMilano, Milan | 22nd to 26th October 2021 held
  • Ambiente - with exhibition of Portuguese products, Frankfurt | 11th to 15th February 2022 cancelled
  • The Inspired Home Show , Chicago | 5th to 7th March 2022held
  • Motortec, Madrid | 20th to 23rd April 2022 held
  • IFFA, Frankfurt | 14th to 19th May 2022 held
  • Automechanika, Frankfurt | 13th to 17th September 2022 held

Training Sessions

  • Webinar “How to participate in Virtual Fairs”   held
  • Webinar "Impacts and Consequences of Brexit on Customs Procedures"" held
  • Webinar "China and Japan - Shortening distances with the two largest Asian economies"held
  • Webinar: "United States of America and Canada - Shortening distances with North America's two largest economies - What are the opportunities?”held
  • Webinar: South America Internationalization held
  • Collective mentoring and coaching session: Training for internationalization held
  • Group Mentoring and Coaching Session: Business Marketing held
  • International Conference Online Fileira Casa
  • Closing Seminar

Conditions and Requirements


  • Micro, Small and Medium Companies engaged in economic activities aimed at the production of tradable and international goods and services.

  • Companies that develop their activity in the Centre and North Regions.

  • Access Terms

    Download the document here to join the project

    Fill in and return to internacional@nerlei.pt