ADRAVE - Regional Development Agency of Vale do Ave, SA was created on September 15, 1998, as a platform for cooperation between the public and private sectors, for the development of a regional space. The ADRAVE qualifies as ADR - Regional Development Agency, in accordance with Decree-Law No. 88/99 of March 19, which defines the status of the regional development agencies (ADR).
ADRAVE has established itself since its inception as a regional development institution that intervenes in the fields of economic development, innovation and organizational modernization, enhancement and restoration of heritage, the promotion of culture, tourism organization and qualification human resources.
ADRAVE has a multidisciplinary team with expertise and vast experience, complemented by an extensive network of consultants in their various areas of expertise, able to boost infrastructure projects for the region and business projects.
Fruit of the work that has been developing, enjoying a good positioning and high reputation, recognized by both regional, national and international, to ADRAVE intends to move towards a process of enlargement and consolidation of new areas of expertise and territorial expansion, making become a prominent actor in Regional Development in Portugal.
Today, as yesterday, ADRAVE constitutes a reference organization, because it is a consolidated structure in promoting regional development and social cohesion of the territory. Today, as yesterday, ADRAVE helps to create confidence in the future.