INNOVATE® Boston - USA

Boston – most famous for Fenway Park, The Boston Marathon, and the legendary bar from the hit show Cheers! But there is so much more to this colorful city, making it one of the best cities in America and arguably the world!

The INNOVATE® Boston book will be a celebration of the region’s most exciting innovations and its entrepreneurial ecosystem. Every story showcased within the publication is carefully chosen to guide you on a journey across the city and shine a light on the innovators and thought leaders contributing to the growth of this dynamic city. Boston continues to establish itself as an innovation hub and we are proud to be expanding our already strong presence in the USA into this market.  The book is currently in production with an anticipated release date of mid-2022. If you know of an organization or individual doing great things in this region, nominate them by clicking on the red nominate button below and give them the recognition they deserve.

For more information about the INNOVATE® Boston initiative please contact Rute Lopes at [email protected]


Rute Lopes - INNOVATE® Boston Publishing Partner



Rute Lopes Mascarenhas Is Portuguese born and raised. The last 5 years were spent living in different countries (Switzerland, Greece and USA) mastering different ways of thinking and embracing different cultures. Currently living in Boston, she has a degree in Public Relations and several coaching and personal development trainings, that have made her a successful Personal Coaching and Consultant helping other women to be and feel empowered. For 12 years she worked for a Pharmaceutical Company in diverse roles varying in experience in local and regional offices, ranging from Marketing and Sales, Patient Relations Advocacy, Government Affairs, Field Engagement which allowed her to excel in a matrix environment in a multinational environment.

If you’d like to find out more about INNOVATE® Boston, and how we could work together to showcase and celebrate your Innovation Ecosystem, you can reach Rute at [email protected]

Lígia Neves - INNOVATE® Boston Publishing Partner



Lígia Neves is the publishing partner for INNOVATE™ Boston. A Humanistic Professional Master Coach & Humanistic Professional Coach Trainer – IHCOS®, she is passionate about life and personal development, and she has dedicated the last 9 years to this area, founding Dare To Be Great in 2011, a Coaching Company that sees the world as a place where all people have access to their own empowerment for self-sustainability. With the goal of impacting more people’s lives, she became a required Coach/Consultant in several Companies, being the IHCOS® Ambassador for Portugal and a Strategic Advisory Board Member of SAPANA.
She also carries vast experience in the commercial arena, particularly in the pharmaceutical industry, where she held positions as Sales Representative, National Sales Manager, and Sales & Marketing Director, where she first developed a deep interest in behavioral areas, such as leadership, people management, emotional intelligence, communication skills, and crucial and influential themes for action. After being invited by AddSolutions to be part of the INNOVATE® world, and bring the Portuguese Innovative Ecosystem to the world, she did not hesitate to embrace the challenge!!
If you’d like to find out more about INNOVATE® Boston, and how we could work together to showcase and celebrate your Innovation Ecosystem, you can reach Lígia at [email protected]

Pedro Coelho - INNOVATE™ Boston Publishing Partner



Pedro Coelho is the publishing partner for INNOVATE® Boston. Originally from Portugal, he recently arrived in Orlando, with an entrepreneurial spirit that is characteristic of all his endeavors.

While still studying for a degree in Architecture at the Lisbon Technical Institute of Lisbon University, Pedro created Addsolutions, a communication, branding, and events agency that has been in the Portuguese market for 21 years. Today, it is an agency that works with several multinational corporations, the vast majority of the pharmaceutical sector, and especially those permanently motivated by innovation.

With his desire for constant learning, Pedro earned a postgraduate degree in Management and E-Business from ISEG, Lisbon School of Economics & Management of Lisbon University, and an Intensive Management Course from ISCTE (Mini-MBA). He also attended the first year PhD in Tourism, Heritage & Territory at Coimbra University and the Executive Education in Internationalization Management Program at Católica Business & Economics in Lisbon. With the aim of sharing his knowledge and know-how, he’s spent much of his time teaching at ETIC, School of Technologies Innovation and Creation.

In addition to his career, sports have always been a passion for Pedro. To that end, he played an important role as a Local Tour Director of the US Kids Golf Foundation.

In recent years, he has invested in the internationalization of Addsolutions and today its main focus is to make the agency recognized as the most innovative and creative of all.

INNOVATE™ will be another entrepreneurship project well-aligned with Pedro’s passion for Portugal and innovation. If you’d like to find out more about INNOVATE® Boston, and how we could work together to showcase and celebrate your Innovation Ecosystem, you can reach Pedro at [email protected]

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