ICIEMC 2023 will take place on Thursday, June 29, and on Friday, June 30, and is organized in virtual format. You may check the detailed programme here: Programme-ICIEMC-2023_June-27.

All sessions will take place via Zoom, and all registered participants already received the Zoom links to the sessions. Shall you have registered and did not receive the link, please contact us at

Here you may know the Luminary Speakers of ICIEMC 2023!

Day 1: June 29, 2023

14:30 – 14:35 Opening Session & Practicalities | ICIEMC Chairs

Luminary Speakers

14.35 – 15.20 Soraya Gadit – Embracing Resilience: Open Innovation concept in an Unstable Market

Moderators: Irina Amaral & Sandra Filipe | Main Virtual Room

The Best Way To Predict The Future Is To Create It”

Soraya has an MBA in Management and Finance from IESE Business School, has made a Pos-Graduated Finance Program at University of Michigan, Pos -Graduated Management Program at IIMA in India and has a Pharmacy Degree from Lisbon University. She has over 15 years of professional experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry as a marketing and product manager, having held management in several companies, including Schering-Plough Pharma, Roche Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi Pasteur MSD with experience in launching innovative products in the field of Biotechnology, Oncology, autoimmune diseases, osteoporosis and Vaccines against malaria and cholera diseases. 

Soraya is now the CEO & Founder of InoCrowd (, which aims to revolutionize the market of innovation by directly connecting businesses that want to innovate with researchers and scattered ordinary people for all the world with flair and knowledge to solve them, by a WEB 2.0 Platform, Since it was established in early 2011 already has more than 1.600.000 experts from all around registered on the platform, works with more than 70 national companies, has more than 250 business proposals and over 200 success cases of innovation. Soraya was awarded several times with the best Business Idea: Movimento Milénio, CINC, Start-Up Chile, Tech Media, Eban Share Deals, Prémio Femina and recently she won the best Start-Up Global award from Hewlett Packard.

15:20 – 16:00 Manuel GouveiaSustainability & Internationalization in a vineyard: Case of Vale da Veiga

Moderators: Irina Amaral & Sandra Filipe | Main Virtual Room

Manuel has a PhD in Business Management (Marketing) from the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid, has made a Post Graduate and a Master’s Degree in Marketing Management from IPAM, and has a Bs in Business Management and Accounting from Coimbra Business School.
He has over 20 years of professional experience as a financial manager, brand manager, international marketing manager and general manager of several companies in different industries. He is the Course Leader of BA and MA Courses at the London School of Design and Marketing, UK, and a Professor at IPAM Porto, Portugal.
Manuel is now CEO & Founder of Vale da Veiga – Douro Wines, a company dedicated to the production of grapes for Port wine and the production of still wines, operating under Integrated Sustainable Production and Biologic Agriculture standards.
Vale da Veiga wines have won several prizes in the most important national and international competitions, and the company was awarded the TOP 5% Best SME in Portugal for Financial Sustainability and the Gold Seal for Excellence in Sustainability Management.

16:00 – 16:15 Short Coffee Break (Get Your Own Coffee :))

16:15 – 18:00 Parallel Sessions (Papers and Theses) | Simultaneous Virtual Rooms: Moliceiro, Farol & Ria

End of Day 1

Day 2 – June 30

09:15 – 10:45 Parallel Sessions (Papers and Theses) | Simultaneous Virtual Rooms: Moliceiro, Farol & Ria

10:45 – 11:00 Short Coffee Break (Get Your Own Coffee :))

11:00 – 12:45 Parallel Sessions (Papers and Theses) | Simultaneous Virtual Rooms: Moliceiro, Farol & Ria

12:45 – 13:00 Wrap-up Session & Awards (Best Paper & Best Thesis) | Conference Chairs

End of conference – See you in 2024!