4TE has been recognised as a top Innovator (status of “INOVADORA“) by COTEC Portugal.

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Lisbon, PT: On August 19th, 4TE has been recognised as a top Innovator (status of “INOVADORA”) by COTEC Portugal, a distinction that recognises national companies with high innovative performance. 

4TE’s Chairman and Founder, José Cardoso de Menezes, shared his thoughts about this distinguished status of “Innovative SME of the Year”:

“Our investment over the past years in developing iSEE Platform™ (www.iseeplatform.com) has been recognised as key in transforming pharmaceutical business and manufacturing processes, through acceleration and agility over lifecycle, while providing increased levels of regulatory compliance and operational excellence. iSEE Platform™ is a cloud base platform that allows the intelligent and disruptive digital transformation of product development and launch processes at bio/pharma companies. It is one key asset from 4TE in the 4.0 space.”

COTEC Portugal is the main Portuguese business association for the promotion of business innovation and technological cooperation. It includes multinational companies, large national groups and SMEs representing more than 16% of GDP in gross added value and 8% of private employment. 

This distinction makes 4TE very proud. Our focus on innovation and digital transformation of pharma and biopharma industries has been recognized as a value creator in Portugal. 

It would not be possible without the contribution of our clients, our partners, our team, and our shareholders who propelled us to meeting conditions such as:  

  • Having a high level of performance and financial strength, complying with the requirements such as positive net income of at least 2% of the sales, financial autonomy above 30%, and a turnover above 1M€, and, of course, investment in R&D among several others. 
  • Reaching above 50 points in the “Score Empresa Inovadora COTEC” whose criteria are based in R&D intensity, salary level, export weight in revenue, sales GVA, among others. 
  • Being a commercial company with organized accounting based in Portugal having, at least, three years of activity. 

Innovation is at the core of 4TE’s motivation. Our purpose is to deliver advanced engineering solutions to the industries of pharma and biopharma, making them more effective and efficient at answering the needs of the global healthcare system.  

About 4TE: 4TE provides 4.0 Intelligent & Integrated solutions to support Pharma and Biopharma Industries’ Digital Transformation. Focused on operational excellence, we assist companies improve decisively the entire life cycle of their products and processes. Founded in 2004 with offices in Lisbon and São Paulo.

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