The 4th Meeting of the COTEC Innovative SME Network took place on the November, 9th. Apart from the delivery of the SME Innovation Award, 27 new companies were also admitted to COTEC Innovative SME Network, of which BERD proudly part of. COTEC endorses an expanding Innovative SME Network based in Portugal but operating internationally and in alliances through a culture of growth, results and good practices. The priorities of COTEC within the scope of such SME Network are to promote and gain public recognition for this group of companies that reflect, through innovation and competence, the right market attitude and the value creation skills needed to succeed in today’s changing world, and to encourage cooperation between COTEC associate companies and the SME based on innovation and skills, so that business opportunities can flourish and the innovation market in Portugal expand and prosper.