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Portugal’s Sines Tech Innovation and Data Center Hub receives EU recognition


Portugal’s Sines Tech Innovation and Data Center Hub receives EU recognition - Portugal news
Portugal’s Sines Tech Innovation and Data Center Hub receives EU recognition - Portugal Business News





Portugal tech news - Portugal’s Sines Tech Innovation and Data Center Hub receives EU recognition and is short-listed for the European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA) 2023.



What is Portugal’s Sines Tech Innovation and Data Center Hub?


Portugal’s Sines Tech Innovation and Data Center Hub is a Green Data Center that is promoted by aicep Global Parques.


Renewable energy is at the core of Portugal’s Green Data Center that uses wind and photovoltaic power farms with a production capacity of 1,543MW.


Portugal’s innovative Green tech hub includes a cable mooring station and a Green Data Center that is an Atlantic Data Gateway for the efficient landing of submarine cables.


The Sines Tech Innovation and Data Center Hub was launched in 2019 and the EllaLink submarine cable which connects Fortaleza in Brazil to Europe was launched on June 1, 2021. Two more data centers are already planned in Sines, that is set to become a communications gateway to Europe, with the new Facebook subsea cable as well as the Google subsea cable Nuvem that is expected to be operational in 2026.


Portugal’s Data Center Hub is strategically positioned for the joint development of Subsea Cable Systems and Data Center infrastructures, that are both at the forefront of digital transformation. The port of Sines is a deep-sea water port for mooring submarine cables that provides connectivity to a number of routes to Europe, including Madrid and Lisbon, as well as a robust and secure subsea cable landing site.


Portugal’s innovative Data Center Hub in the port of Sines is short-listed for the European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA) 2023 under the category “Supporting the Digital Transition.”



What is the European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA)?


The European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA) is a Compete 2020 EU initiative that rewards those who promote entrepreneurship and small businesses at national and regional levels. The EEPA Europe 2020 strategy is coordinated in Portugal by IAPMEI, for rewarding the best business promotion practices that contribute to economic development.



What is aicep Global Parques?


aicep Global Parques is a company whose main shareholder is aicep Portugal Global (AICEP), Portugal's trade and investment body, and aims at providing strategic solutions for business location, including the management of logistics industrial zones and parks.










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