José Meliço is an Civil Engineer graduated from Universidade Nova de Lisboa. He holds a master degree in the same field and is the founder and CEO of EIDT S.A., a start-up developing a drain water heat recovery system – the ZYPHO.
José Meliço initiated his professional activity as an Engineer trainee at Charoen Pokphand Group Co., Ltd. (Bangkok, Thailand) and Ortega Pereira (Lisbon, Portugal). Since then, the process of product development related with energy efficiency has never stood still: from the first thermal efficiency projects in buildings to the inception of a heat recovery concept; from the consolidation of the potential quantification of an heat recovery system to the participation with the idea in different competitions (2nd prize in the “EDP Richard Branson Innovation Award”; 1st prize in the “E-Day – Entrepreneurship Day”; 2nd prize in the “Nova Idea Competition”); from the foundation of the start-up to the Zypho product market launch; it has been a long yet fruitful journey.
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