Guimarães is preparing to welcome a new property megaproject, which will be developed using the hybrid construction model. The MITH – Minho Innovation and Technology Hub, as it is called, will be created by the Casais group and aims to be a benchmark in the areas of innovation and technology, as well as engineering and architecture. It will have offices, coworking and business spaces, but also housing and green areas.
Together with the University of Minho, Guimarães City Council, TECMINHO and SITIO, the Casais Group will sign a protocol “which aims to prioritise space for innovation and technological development”, according to the press release.
MITH will be a place to live and work, with a total investment of around 167 million, according to Expresso. The hub aims to promote an interface between companies, academia and the institutes that are part of this environment, and is therefore “a favourable place to set up start-ups and companies that want to boost their relationship with research (…) The essential point is that each company housed in the MITH must have a concept related to innovation and technology”.) The essential point is that the concept of each company housed in the MITH must be related to innovation and technology”.