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BETTER BUSINESSES 

BETTER WORLD

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Interview of UPTEC Entrpreneur

BUSINESS PROJECTS

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.

Extra!

10/07/2024

Nayeem Rahman: “At Porto, I gained fresh perspectives that will enhance my research.”

This edition highlights Nayeem Rahman from the University of Vaasa, who shared his experience at UPTEC under the OpenInnoTrain programme.

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10/07/2024

Shahid Hafeez: "The collaborations between universities, incubation centres, students, and entrepreneurs are off the charts."

This edition highlights Shahid Hafeez from the University of Vaasa, who shared his experience at UPTEC under the OpenInnoTrain programme.

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10/07/2024

Mazaher Karimi: “UPTEC offers a vibrant ecosystem that fosters collaboration”

This edition highlights Mazaher Karimi from the University of Vaasa, who shared his experience at UPTEC under the OpenInnoTrain programme.

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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.

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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.