Business expansion
Continente; Centro (P); Médio Tejo
Location of affected unit(s)
Professional Services
Professional Services And Management Consultancy
Activities Of Head Offices; Management Consultancy Activities
70 - Activities of head offices; management consultancy activities

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
31 July 2013
Employment effect (start)
1 October 2013
Foreseen end date
31 December 2013


A partnership between the technology SoftInsa, a company of IBM, the municipality of Tomar and the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar (Instituto Politécnico de Tomar - ITC) will create a Centre of Innovation and Technology (Centro de Inovação e Tecnologia - CENIT) in the city of Tomar. This will create at least 200 new jobs, the recruitment process will involve mainly young ITC graduates from areas of information technologies and engineering.   

According to the president of IBM Portugal, CENIT will open in the last quarter of 2013 and will be active in services and in the maintenance of highly-skilled software applications.


  • 31 July 2013: Boas Noticias


Eurofound (2013), CENIT, Business expansion in Portugal, factsheet number 75747, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/75747.