The Doctorate in Business innovation (DBI) results from the request of a group of companies and the willingness of the University of Aveiro to offer an international postgraduate training at the doctoral level in a business environment, with a global vision and multi-year planning. The DBI should solve the problems and reinvent complex and multidisciplinary business processes.
The DBI's mission is to train the professionals in innovation and in their different business applications, promoting research with quality and international impact and providing to the industry with the tools to improve its competitiveness on a global scale. DBI is a flexible, business context-adaptive program focused on applied results and personalized goals, dedicated to innovation and business. DBI promotes learning in a business environment, enhancing effective student skills. Students apply various methods as well as leadership skills and multidisciplinary teamwork in a doctoral level innovation project.