Sines Tech Community
Discover the network of partners of this project that is one of the central projects for the technological development of Sines.
Sines is a Portuguese city of Setúbal District, the Alentejo region and subregion of the Alentejo coast. It is the largest and the first port area of Portugal and the main city industrial port logistics in Portugal and the birthplace of fifteenth-century explorer Vasco da Gama.
aicep Global Parques has distinct business location solutions under direct management, which can host all kinds and sizes of projects. ZILS – Sines Industrial and Logistics Zone has a clear Atlantic vocation and easy and fast access to national and international trade routes, due to its contiguity to Port of Sines. Mainly an Energy cluster, for Oil & Gas, Zils Global Parques has 2,375ha of areas dedicated to industrial, logistics and services activities, hosting large companies such as Galp, Repsol and EDP. The BlueBiz – Península of Setúbal Business Park is innovative and attractive for several sectors of activity, namely aeronautics, but also automobile logistics and agribusiness.
Portugal Site Selection is an innovative web platform, power by aicep Global Parques, which allows investors to find industrial, logistics and services sites in Portugal that meet the requirements and needs of their business, based on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and using multicriteria analysis. This tool promotes Portugal as a business host by showing the country’s abilities, infrastructures and virtues for the role.
EllaLink is an advanced optical platform offering secure high capacity connectivity on a unique low latency transatlantic route serving the growing needs of the Latin American and European markets. The EllaLink network directly connects Brazil and Europe, linking the major hubs of São Paulo and Fortaleza with Lisbon, Madrid and Marseille.
The EllaLink System is being built with state-of-the-art coherent technology initially offering 100Tbps of capacity over four direct fibre pairs between Europe and Brazil. The landing sites in Fortaleza (Brazil) and Sines (Portugal) have been secured and are fully operational since mid 2021. EllaLink is a privately funded and independent company committed to providing products and services on a Carrier Neutral and Open Access basis.