The Portuguese National ICT Sector is a highly innovative and dynamic sector, which already represents nearly 10% of the Portuguese GDP, reaching almost 20 billion US$ in total turnover, according to the latest data available from the National Portuguese ICT Cluster, TICE. With young and highly qualified resources, it employs more than 80,000 people; in the past decade, the profile of ICT companies has shifted from traditional ICT providers to highly specified and innovative start-ups and is supported by world-class research developed in partnership with Portuguese universities.