entrepreneur presenting at UPTEC



Teacher giving a workshop at a UPTEC program
Interview of UPTEC Entrpreneur


Foster the creation

The mission

UPTEC supports the creation and development of business projects in the arts, sciences and technologies, through sharing knowledge between the University and the market.

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UPTEC is a meeting point between the University of Porto and businesses, where companies benefit from business development support to connect them with global growth networks.

In order to increase the interaction between our vibrant community, we are connected with strategic partners and actively organizing events and networking opportunities.

Here you can find a place—office, lab or cowork—to establish your business and be part of our purpose of building a better society through innovation and knowledge.

Following a knowledge sharing strategy, UPTEC has been developing acceleration programmes for entrepreneurs and researchers, as well as open innovation programmes for corporate leaders or municipalities.



Ecocubo vence prémio internacional de design de turismo

A Ecocubo venceu o BigSEE Tourism Design Award 2022 e é a primeira vez que esta distinção é entregue a uma empresa portuguesa.



UPTEC participa no programa de empreendedorismo Explorer do Santander

A XVI edição do Explorer, um programa de empreendedorismo jovem para projetos em fase de pré-incubação de 10 países, recebe candidaturas até 13 de dezembro.



Oficinas-concertos do Frenesim vão transformar bebés e famílias em espectadores e artistas

Nas oficinas-concertos do Frenesim famílias com crianças vão ser espectadores e artistas. As sessões acontecem nos próximos fins de semana na UPTEC.


Since the beginning of its activity, in 2007, UPTEC has supported the development of more than 630 business projects in areas as diverse as nanosciences, nanotechnologies, new materials and production, energy, health, food, biotechnology, information technology and communication, digital media, architecture, interactive marketing, content production.

Apply to join us.

Becoming a member of UPTEC community is being part of a multidisciplinary ecosystem of innovation. Here entrepreneurs create new businesses and big companies develop new technologies in cooperation with the University of Porto.