Brisa Inovação e Tecnologia (BIT) was formed in December 2009. The company, along with its partners, is best defined as a catalyst for innovation, adding dynamics to the national industry and contributing to increase the country's wealth.
It monitors and supports Brisa's needs for the technological solutions in other geographical areas as well as the Group's business development.
BIT is characterised by a constant drive to innovate, and was ranked as Portugal's second most innovative company by the “Business Innovation Survey Report 2009”. It develops experimental projects in several different areas and subjects, such as:
- Toll Systems;
- Traffic and information systems management;
- Automatic access controls;
- Telematics systems;
Brisa Inovação e Tecnologia has developed and still maintains a RDI (Research, Development and Innovation) Management System which has been successfully certified to fulfil several requirements related to innovation systems management.
The Management System has been certified for 3 aspects: innovation, quality and environment.
The main shareholder of BIT is Brisa, with an 84% share.