Ricardo Almeida Moreira



“With a huge passion by Technological Innovation, I love to motivate people and share knowledge and experiences. It’s a challenge for me to catalyse innovations and promote entrepreneurship through different ways of thinking.

Ricardo Almeida Moreira has a Master degree in Innovation and Technological Entrepreneurship by the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP), having developed a special interest in Design Thinking and Creativity tools for Innovation Management. Ricardo has also studied Design Thinking in ESAD (College of Art and Design of Matosinhos) and has sound experience in facilitating Design Thinking, Technology Roadmapping and idea generation workshops for the development of new products, services and innovation strategies. Ricardo has also experience in the Management of Intellectual Property. In the last three years Ricardo worked as a Researcher and Consultant at INESC TEC’s Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE), and as a Science and Technology Manager in the institution’s Technology Licensing Office. Ricardo has a Postgraduate Degree in Medical Physics from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto (FCUP) and a Degree in Physics and Chemistry from the University of Minho. For many years, Ricardo taught Physics and Chemistry in Secondary and Vocational Education.


  • Design Thinking;
  • Creativity;
  • Technology Roadmapping;
  • Innovation Management;
  • Intellectual Property.