AIDA CCI – Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Aveiro District
Founded in 17 January 1986, AIDA (Industrial Association of the District of Aveiro) has the mission of “Representing, defending, promoting, identify and satisfy the needs of pro-active representation and information, technical support and follow-up on what concerns the creation, operation and expansion of industrial SMEs of the district of Aveiro, allowing them to become more competitive.
Our influence area corresponds to the geographical area of the District. Currently AIDA has 946 associated companies, mostly Micro and SMEs, of which 702 are industries (of which the most relevant are Metal Industry, Ceramics, Food industry, Plastics and Leather) and 244 are service related companies. As multisectoral association, of recognised Public Utility, AIDA obtained the Certification of the Quality Management System according to the NP EN ISO 9001:2008 referential.
Since its foundation, AIDA has been providing support to the SMEs of the region of Aveiro, by developing a wide range of action in different domains, such as: search of foreign markets, support to the participation in trade fairs and exhibitions, congresses, provision of information to SMEs, technical consultancy (environment, quality, energy, industrial licensing, funding), vocational training, entrepreneurial missions, among other initiatives that allow the reinforcement of entrepreneurial associative movement on a national and international level.