Fátima Silva São Simão

Fátima São Simão (Porto, 1981) is director of development for the arts at UPTEC - Science and Technology Park of the University of Porto. She is also the public lead of Creative Commons Portugal (as volunteer), being there responsible for the development of the CC Toolkit for Business and the performance-as-tool Copywrong. Fátima also assumed the executive management of futureplaces.org - medialab for citizenship, at UTAustin-Portugal Colab (2008-2018).

Fátima completed her degree in Economics at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Porto and her Master of Arts in Cultural Policy and Management, at City University of London. While in university, she coordinated the university theatre group (TUP), where she was also an actress and producer, collaborating with various theatre, film and other arts productions ever since. Fátima is currently PhD student at Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto, researching about the effects of copyright on the generation of economic and symbolic value in culture and the creative industries.

Current positions

  • Director of Development UPTEC - Science and Technology Park of the University of Porto

Research Groups

Publications

  • Alvelos, H., Barreto, S. & São Simão, F. (2017). The reciprocal value of Doctoral Design Research when housed within a Creative Business Center: a case study in Porto, Portugal. HEAd’17, 3rd International Conference on Higher Education Advances. Universitat Politécnica de Valéncia, June 2017. http://ocs.editorial.upv.es/index.php/HEAD/HEAD17/paper/view/6713/2551
  • São Simão, F., Santos, H, & Alvelos, H. (2017). Open Business Models for the Creative Industries. SERCIAC – The 2017 annual congress of the Society for Economic Research on Copyright Issues. University of Eastern Piedmont, Turin, July 2017. http://www.serci.org/2017/SaoSimao.pdf
  • Barreto, S.; Simão, F. (2017). The reciprocal value of Doctoral Design Research when housed within a Creative Business Center: a case study in Porto, Portugal. HEAd’17, 3rd International Conference on Higher Education Advances. Universitat Politécnica de Valéncia, June 2017.
  • Alvelos, H.; Canha, A.; Simão, F. (2015). Why it makes sense to speak of emancipation: an overview of futureplaces as a current space for Punk to rise and reinvent. in Guerra, Paula, and Moreira, Tânia (eds.). Keep it Simple, Make it Fast! Porto: FLUP, 2015.
  • Alvelos, H., & Simão, F. (2015). As Cidades Analíticas na Região do Norte. Apresentação no workshop CCDRN. Porto: Casa das Artes, Março de 2015.
  • Alvelos, H., Canha, A., & São Simão, F. (2015). Why it makes sense to speak of emancipation: an overview of futureplaces as a current space for Punk to rise and reinvent. in P. Guerra & T. Moreira (Eds.), Keep it Simple, Make it Fast! KISMIF Book of Proceedings 2014. Porto: FLUP. http://ler.letras.up.pt/uploads/ficheiros/13184.pdf
  • Alvelos, H., and São Simão, F. Creative Industries, Entrepreneurship and Employability. in Culture for All: symposium of international mobility, creative economy and entrepreneurship. Lisbon, June 2013.