23/06/2017 : Modi visits Portugal (capital Lisbon), meets PM Antonio Costa, 11 bilateral pacts signed.
1)MoU signed for India Portugal Space Alliance and setting up of the Atlantic International Research Centre which will act as research and knowledge hub for trans Atlantic and North South cooperation. Goal is to create a shared environment to support research and foster new climate, earth, space and maritime research.
2)Cooperation in development of next genaration of micro and nano sattelites.
3)Establishment of unique startup portal IPISH(India Portugal International Startup Hub) in Lisbon. This platform is initiated by Startup India and supported by Min. of Commerce and Industry and Startup Portugal.(Portugal has one of the highest rate of business creation in Europe)