SPIN UP is a POCTEP project (a program for cross-border cooperation between Portugal and Spain) which aims to improve technology and know-how transfer as well as enterprise creation in the region.
The goal is to close the gap between know-how creators and the enterprise sector in the cross-border region through improved conditions for the creation of technology-based companies, supporting entrepreneurs, researchers and other actors that are crucial in knowledge transfer between academia and the corporate world. BIP 2020 will be financed by the SPIN UP project.
U.Porto Innovation was created in 2004 with the objective of supporting the University’s innovation value chain by fostering the transfer of knowledge and reinforcing the bond between the University and businesses. With over 10 years of experience, U.Porto Innovation focuses its activities on research at the University, entrepreneurship within the academic community and U.Porto’s growing connections with industry. BIP 2020 is a U.Porto Innovation initiative.
bten - business & technology experts network is an international network of senior consultants, with management experience. Based in Lisbon, Portugal, they are an operational consultancy, working alongside customers, institution and organizations wherever they are or want to be. In BIP 2020, bten will deliver the sessions and coach teams throughout the programme.
Banco Santander Portugal is the largest private bank in Portugal, by assets and credit, with a broad customer base and branches nationwide. Through Santander Universidades’s programme, and its close ties with U.Porto, it has a crucial role in supporting knowledge transfer and technology based entrepreneurship through support in events, programmes and initiatives targeted at entrepreneurs, researchers and students alike.
The Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science – INESC TEC is an Associate Laboratory with more than 30 years of experience in R&D and technology transfer.
CIIMAR is a private non-profit research and advanced training institution whose mission is to develop exceptional-quality research, promote technological development and innovation and support public policies in Marine and Environmental Sciences.
INEGI – Institute of Science and Innovation in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering is a Research and Technology Organisation (RTO), founded in 1986, focused on research and technology-based innovation activities, technology transfer, consulting and technological services, oriented to the development of industry and economy in general.
The i3S consortium, headed by the UPorto, brings together four institutions and researchers from several schools of the UPorto, thus consolidating an extensive collaboration between all institutions that spans many years.
CIBIO – Research Centre in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources - InBIO Associate Laboratory is an internationally recognized Research Unit in biological sciences conducting basic and applied research on the three main components of biodiversity: genes, species and ecosystems.
UPTEC is the technology and science park of the University of Porto. UPTEC fosters the creation and development of business projects in the arts, sciences and technologies, through sharing knowledge between the university and the market.