A new global city will be born in Almada based on innovation, knowledge, sustainability and technology.

ALMADA ID is a new urban destination based on the concept of LIVE-WORK-PLAY-CARE. Made by people for people who want to settle here: families, researchers, entrepreneurs, and talented and curious minds.

15 minutes away from the Lisbon airport and city center, the Almada ID it offers unique landscapes, 10km of beaches, urban parks, and distinctive local resources.
The Almada ID is raising in Lisbon South Bay.

On the South Bank of the Tagus, 15 minutes away from Lisbon airport and city center, framed by unique natural landscapes, urban parks and natural resources, such as the vineyards of Almada, and 10km of uninterrupted beaches

Almada ID in numbers

420
HA

Intervention Area

110
HA

Green Areas

86000
sqm

Tourism Infrastructures

17000

New Jobs

4500

New Inhabitants

CENTRALITY

CENTRALITY

15 minutes from Lisbon Airport and the City Centre, 5 minutes from the 10km of beaches on Costa da Caparica.

SUSTAINABILITY

SUSTAINABILITY

Circularity, energy efficiency, clean energy, reduced carbon footprint, consumption of local products and sustainable mobility.

TECHNOLOGY

TECHNOLOGY

People-centered and global society challenges-centered.

INNOVATION

INNOVATION

Ecosystem for research and knowledge transfer applied to the city and community life.

KNOWLEDGE

KNOWLEDGE

Leadership from two higher education institutions in the areas of Science, Technology and Engineering and more than 12,000 students.

LIFESTYLE

LIFESTYLE

A unique, healthy lifestyle, integrated in nature, with several leisure spaces, where all dimensions of life are available within a 15 minute distance.

VIBRANT

VIBRANT

New equipment, more housing, new infrastructure, more commerce, more services and cultural, sports and leisure activities.

CREATOR

CREATOR

More jobs, more innovation, more start-ups, more resident companies and more economic and social development.

MOBILITY

MOBILITY

Easy, close, autonomous, sustainable and intelligent transportation.

COMMUNITY

COMMUNITY

An inclusive community of residents, researchers, entrepreneurs, workers, students and tourists.

CENTRALITY

15 minutes from Lisbon Airport and the City Centre, 5 minutes from the 10km of beaches on Costa da Caparica.

SUSTAINABILITY

Circularity, energy efficiency, clean energy, reduced carbon footprint, consumption of local products and sustainable mobility.

TECHNOLOGY

People-centered and global society challenges-centered.

INNOVATION

Ecosystem for research and knowledge transfer applied to the city and community life.

KNOWLEDGE

Leadership from two higher education institutions in the areas of Science, Technology and Engineering and more than 12,000 students.

LIFESTYLE

A unique, healthy lifestyle, integrated in nature, with several leisure spaces, where all dimensions of life are available within a 15 minute distance.

VIBRANT

New equipment, more housing, new infrastructure, more commerce, more services and cultural, sports and leisure activities.

CREATOR

More jobs, more innovation, more start-ups, more resident companies and more economic and social development.

MOBILITY

Easy, close, autonomous, sustainable and intelligent transportation.

COMMUNITY

Inclusive spirit aimed for residents, companies, researchers, entrepreneurs and start-ups, tourists and students.

PROMOTERS and PARTNERS

The new city of Almada ID is promoted by Universidade NOVA de Lisboa in partnership with a wide range of promoters, including Cooperativa de Ensino Superior Egas Moniz, Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Almada and South Shore Investments. Juntos, com o amplo apoio da Câmara Municipal de Almada e uma rede forte de parceiros.
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ASSOCIATION FOR THE PROMOTION OF ALMADA INNOVATION DISTRICT IS ALREADY IN
MOTION

Live + Work + Play + Care
Concept

Live + Work + Play + Care
Concept

to live

to live

Work-life balance;
Great urban park;
Renovated riverfront;
Extensive beaches and proximity to Lisbon.

to work

to work

Universities, start-ups and companies;
Technology-based innovation;
Dynamic ecosystem and collaborative networks;
Accommodation and housing;
Services, hotels, restaurants and commercial activities.

To play

To play

Sustainable housing;
Culture Sports facilities;
Culture and Leisure;
Nature;
Cultural heritage.

to care

to care

Social Academy;
Fight against dropout and school failure;
Social promotion and integration;
Job Promotion.

to learn

to learn

Campuses of two Higher Education Institutions in the areas of Science, Engineering and Technology
State-of-the-art research and teaching facilities;
Technological free-zone to test and prototype;
Collaborative and multidisciplinary labs for companies innovation;
Entrepreneurship and incubators space and facilities.

Concept of

Live + Work + Play + Care

Live + Work
+ Play + Care

to live

Work-life balance;
Great urban park;
Renovated riverfront;
Extensive beaches and proximity to Lisbon.

to learn

Campuses of two Higher Education Institutions in the areas of Science, Engineering and Technology
State-of-the-art research and teaching facilities;
Technological free-zone to test and prototype;
Collaborative and multidisciplinary labs for companies innovation;
Entrepreneurship and incubators space and facilities.

to care

Social Academy;
Fight against dropout and school failure;
Social promotion and integration;
Job Promotion.

to work

Universities, start-ups and companies;
Technology-based innovation;
Dynamic ecosystem and collaborative networks;
Accommodation and housing;
Services, hotels, restaurants and commercial activities.

To play

Sustainable housing;
Culture Sports facilities;
Leisure;
Nature;
Cultural heritage.

Development Plan

Business and Services
NEW DESTINATION
FOR INNOVATIVE COMPANIES

New offer for new spaces and solutions for companies, dedicated to the interface with academia: offices, multidisciplinary research centers, spaces for start-ups and digital nomads, co-work, sustainable catering, hotels and other complementary business services. This new location will be part of an academic and scientific community of +11,000 students in the areas of science, technology and health sciences.

Vanguard Tech and Science Campus (FCT)
VANGUARD CAMPUS
IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Renovate and expand the current 32 ha of Nova University Campus into a modern Campus, with greater business connections, open to the community, a large urban park integrated into the socio-economic territory and distinguished by the attractiveness of its facilities for students, researchers and companies that seek to learn, innovate, transfer knowledge, incubate and accelerate business. A living showcase of knowledge and experimentation and prototyping of disruptive innovations.

HISTORICAL CENTER OF MONTE DA CAPARICA VILLAGE
HISTORICAL CENTER
OF MONTE DA CAPARICA VILLAGE

Rehabilitation of Monte da Caparica historic center, public spaces requalification, improvements in roads and streets and recovery of old buildings, preservation of the historical heritage legacy.

CAMPUS OF EGAS MONIZ SCHOOL OF HEALTH AND SCIENCE
CAMPUS OF EGAS MONIZ
SCHOOL OF HEALTH AND SCIENCE

Expansion of the current Campus, reinforcing the cluster positioning in research with the construcion of the new building One Health Research Center: research center, simulation center and start-ups space and dental hospital.

RESIDENTIAL AREAS & SOCIAL SUPPORT
RESIDENTIAL AREAS
& SOCIAL SUPPORT

Expansion of the supply of residences for care and social assistance by Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Almada

URBAN PARKS AND NATURAL SPACES
URBAN PARKS AND
NATURAL SPACES

110 hectares of green spaces, urban parks and gardens, community and biological gardens, pedestrian and bicycle trails, and green areas with native species preserved

RIVERSIDE AREA PORTO BRANDÃO
RIVERSIDE AREA
PORTO BRANDÃO

Renovation of Porto Brandão riverside area, including new hotel units, congress centre, tourist apartments, agrotourism and rehabilitation of the old sardine factory.

Tourism
Tourism

New and unique international and renowned hospitality & leisure offer.

Development Plan

Business and Services
BUSINESS
& SERVICES

New business centres, research centres, start-up incubators, offices, services, restaurants and hotels.

Vanguard Tech and Science Campus (FCT)
VANGUARD TECH
AND SCIENCE
CAMPUS (FCT)

Renovation and expansion of the current Science and Technology Campus, in an open to the community concept, as a large urban park for experimentation and prototyping of disruptive innovations

HISTORICAL CENTER OF MONTE DA CAPARICA VILLAGE
HISTORICAL CENTER
OF MONTE DA CAPARICA VILLAGE

Rehabilitation of Monte da Caparica historic center, public spaces requalification, improvements in roads and streets and recovery of old buildings, preservation of the historical heritage legacy.

CAMPUS OF EGAS MONIZ SCHOOL OF HEALTH AND SCIENCE
CAMPUS OF EGAS MONIZ
SCHOOL OF HEALTH AND SCIENCE

Expansion of the current Campus, reinforcing the cluster positioning in research with the construcion of the new building One Health Research Center: research center, simulation center and start-ups space and dental hospital.

RESIDENTIAL AREAS & SOCIAL SUPPORT
RESIDENTIAL AREAS
& SOCIAL SUPPORT

Expansion of the supply of residences for care and social assistance by Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Almada

URBAN PARKS AND NATURAL SPACES
URBAN PARKS AND
NATURAL SPACES

110 hectares of green spaces, urban parks and gardens, community and biological gardens, pedestrian and bicycle trails, and green areas with native species preserved

RIVERSIDE AREA PORTO BRANDÃO
RIVERSIDE AREA
PORTO BRANDÃO

Renovation of Porto Brandão riverside area, including new hotel units, congress centre, tourist apartments, agrotourism and rehabilitation of the old sardine factory.

Tourism
Tourism

New areas and hotel, leisure and sports infrastructures.

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