BIG Fridays

BIG Friday is BIG Talks | BIG Events | BIG Happenings – a great moment that shouldn’t be missed.


These events always feature plenty of energy, motivation and helpful information for your business.

BIG Talks feature opinion leaders, success stories, (even some tales from those who have failed as we learn from mistakes), information about market trends , brainstorming sessions, speakers of note from our Founders group, entrepreneurial culture sessions, Nutrition, Meditation, Coaching, Yoga & Tai-Chi, and much more.

BIG Events includes cooking lessons, exercise, music and dance, DJ’ing, Trance Dance and much more.

BIG Happenings will take place in The City in unexpected venues and formats or at unexpected hours, so don’t be prepared, it will happen, and it’s BIG.

Where: Healthcare City office at Taguspark.



We are currently planning our 2018 agenda, so stay tuned and subscribe our newsletter to receive our events and news alerts.

What happened during 2017



January 27
BIG Friday – STARTingUP around the world
From 16:30 to 20:00

See what happened here.


February 20
Healthcare City Office’s Official Inauguration
From 18:00 to 20:00

See what happened here.


May 26
BIG Friday – Innovation @ Hospitals: opportunities for startups

This workshop is geared towards entrepreneurs, startups, investors and everyone related to the healthcare entrepreneurship ecosystem that is interested in knowing what Portuguese hospitals have been doing to and the challenges that are left to what regards innovation.

Come listen to what two of the most innovative Portuguese hospitals have been up to, the kind of projects they have been developing and implementing, their relationship with startups and what there is left to do.

For this BIG Friday, we will have José Pedro Almeida, Head of the Analytics & Data Science Department of São João Hospital Center and Silvia Moreira da Silva from the Efficiency and Continuous Improvement Department of Hospital de Cascais.

And for our fun moment we invited Modern Foodies, a healthy food startup, 100% homemade, that you can eat without feeling guilty. Be prepared to discover new flavours…

From 16:30 to 20:00

Check program here.

Registrations here.

Call for Proposals end on May 20th