Newsletter PROFORUM 2/2017
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Newsletter PROFORUM 2/2017


Reveja as notícias mais relevantes sobre Engenharia

Global Competitiveness Report 2017
A PROFORUM, FAE e AESE contribuiram mais uma vez para o debate de reformas que estimulam a aposta nas PMEs. Em 2017, Portugal garante a 42.ª posição, no conjunto de 137 países, no Ranking Mundial de Competitividade. Subiu 4 posições relativamente ao ano anterior.

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New Study Finds Executives See Digital Disruption as Opportunity to Transform Their Companies

"A major study by the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation, an IMD and Cisco initiative, has revealed that executives are increasingly recognizing the positive aspects of digital disruption."

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As engenharias voltam a estar na moda

As especialidades da Engenharia têm, no geral, elevada taxa de empregabilidade. Mas não é só isso que explica a grande procura dos cursos.

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Competing in the Digital Vortex, by Michael Wade, IMD Professor of Innovation and Strategy
As an organization today you need to respond to digital disruption.

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General Motors Will Launch 20 All-Electric Cars by 2023
It looks like the Chevrolet Bolt EV won't be the only electric car to come from General Motors: the car industry heavyweight announced Monday that it plans to unveil at least 20 all-electric vehicles by 2023.

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Is Elon Musk’s Fast Earth Travel via Rocket Possible?

Elon Musk continues to wow the world with his often fantastic ideas, which he somehow manages to turn into reality. Now, he has a another big idea, one that involves cutting travel time between the world's major cities to just 30 minutes.

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Ministra do Mar vai liderar missão empresarial portuguesa à China

A ministra do Mar, Ana Paula Vitorino, desloca-se à China entre os dias 28 de outubro e 04 de novembro, liderando uma comitiva com 39 empresas portuguesas ligadas aos portos e às indústrias relacionadas com a economia do mar.

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This map will change how you see the world's tech titans 

Chinese unicorns are on the rise.

Unicorns – privately owned tech start-ups with a value of more than $1 billion – are powerful forces of disruption, wherever they are found.

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China considera cooperação marítima “essencial” na colaboração com Portugal

O diretor da Administração do Oceano do Estado chinês (SOA), Wang Hong, disse hoje que a cooperação marítima é "parte essencial" da colaboração entre Portugal e a China, apontando o novo perfil da diplomacia chinesa.

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Reveja a conferência realizada no passado dia 12 de Outubro no Hotel Marriott.

China's newest megacity will run entirely on renewable energy

"If it were in any other country, the idea of creating a new city four times the size of Manhattan powered entirely by renewable energy might sound far-fetched. But this is China, where extraordinary projects are becoming almost the norm."

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 With over 490 million LEED-Certified square feet across the entire metro area, Washington, D.C. is the LEED capital of the U.S.

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These are the world's most digitally advanced countries
It is barely 20 years since Sergey Brin and Larry Page registered the domain name, and only 10 years since Steve Jobs walked onto a stage in San Francisco and introduced the iPhone. 

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 - Pontencialidades do mercado Indonésio (pág. 25)
 - Indonésia, um gigante para os mais audazes (pág. 27)
 - PCG PROFABRIL investe na Indonésia (pág. 38)

por favor, reveja as páginas 1, 24-27,38-39 desta revista.

Seven things we learned about China in September

1. While everyone is talking about face recognition on new phones, China is already developing some surprising applications for this technology such as smiling to pay for your meal.
3. Meanwhile, China’s internet of things (IoT) industry has quietly grown at a rate of 25% annually to $142 billion in size.​

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A New Material is Able to Create Hydrogen Fuel From Seawater

Previously, it has been cost-intensive, inefficient, and harmful to the environment to create hydrogen fuel. But a new technique developed at the University of Central Florida efficiently creates hydrogen fuel from seawater.

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Want to be a Great Project Manager in 5 Years? Master These 4 Skills

To understand the skills that’ll become more important to project managers over the next five years, you need to start with the skills that’ll become less important to project managers over the next five years.

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Musk gets conditional OK to dig MD hyperloop tunnel

The Trump administration said the White House Office of American Innovation, headed up by President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, helped the process along and facilitated calls and meetings around the project. 

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