Miguel Sousa

Edited on 08/06/2023

Miguel Sousa

  • Portugal

  • Portuguese, English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Availability :
Available for Lead Expert role and Ad-hoc expertise missions

Validated Expert info

Expert can perform the Lead expert role and Ad hoc expertise missions at network and programme level in relation to:

  1. The design and delivery of (transnational) exchange and learning activities
  2. Thematic expertise:
    > Food
    > Circular Economy
  3. Methods and tools for integrated and participatory approaches:
    > Integrated and participatory design of strategies
    > Securing funding and resourcing


Miguel Sousa, is the CEO of Inova+, a leading firm in innovation studies in Europe. Miguel Sousa provides innovation services to public managing authorities in their policy strategies to strength territorial cohesion in Portugal and abroad.

He develops works of Urban transformation, acting as facilitator of innovative ecosystems to cocreate the future. He is doing this for the past 20 years, being external advisor of local, regional and national Portuguese bodies and EU organizations, working for European programmes such as Urbact, Urban Innovative Actions and Horizon Europe.

In the past 20 years he act as Lead Expert and Ad-hoc expert for more than 7 Urbact projects and as Expert of the UIA OpenAgri project coordinated by the city of Milan. He is a regular speaker on Innovation, Financial instruments, EU policies, European Territorial Cooperation, sustainable urban development in conferences at national and international level.

He is the CEO of Index Talent, a Business Angel fund, specialised in yearly stage investments in new technology based firms.