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Bluepharma wins Insead's Entrepreneurship Award

13.07.2012 in Bluepharma | LPM

Bluepharma, led by Paulo Barradas Rebelo, won the Insead Entrepreneurship Award 2011/2012, attributed by the reputable European Institute for Business Administration.

The award intends to distinguish a company and a CEO that are considered examples of entrepreneurship in the portuguese economy. The INSEAD award is also a motivating factor for new entrepreneurs.3 major criterion are taken into account when choosing the winning company: dimension, potential and maturity, commitment of the CEO, nature of the project. These were the key factors that allowed Bluepharma to be included in the shorlist of selected companies. INSEAD chose Bluepharma due to its innovation, growth demonstrated in the past years, internationalization and relevance for Portugal. Bluepharma’s team was also mentioned for its overall qualities: creativity, ability to take risks, continuous improvement of the staff’s capabilities and leadership capacity.Bluepharma was announced as the winner last night, after a final presentation made by the CEO’s of each competing company. The ceremony took place at the Museum of Electricity with the presence of State’s Secretary of Entrepreneurship, Competitiveness and Innovation.INSEAD is an institution that has in the last 50 years brought together people, cultures and ideas from all over the world, in keeping with its global perspective and cultural diversity.