Our mission

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

Our impact

743

supported projects

[since 2007]

105

graduated companies

[since 2007]

207

projects

[2023]

2235

people

[2023]

+147

events

[2023]

7

acceleration programmes

[2023]

153

participants

[2023]

Our vision

To become a worldclass Science and Technology Park that contributes to the development of the new economic paradigm, more transparent, ethical and sustainable.

ARTS, SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGIES

3 Centres

Following a clustering strategy and resources sharing between startups, innovation centres and anchor projects, UPTEC offers its projects the specific support they need, engaging them into a broader and transversal network of national and international partners and mentors.

the city of porto

Team

Joana Resende

President

Maria Oliveira

Executive Director - Business

Fernando Pires

Executive Director - Finance

André Forte

Head of Business Development — Arts

Pedro Pinto

Head of Business Development – Tech

Susana Pinheiro

Head of Business Development – Sciences

Raphael Stanzani

Entrepreneurship Program Manager

Miguel Lima

Head of Infrastructures and Operations

Elsa Cunha

Infrastructures

Miguel Rodrigues

Front-office

Pedro Dias

IT Support Technician

Joana Silva

Procurement & Talent

Carla Vieira

Finance Assistant

Lúcia Saraiva

Administrative Assistant

Isabel Martins Silva

Head of Communications and Sustainability

Miguel Fonseca

Communications

Nelson Luís

Design

Mariana Mirra

Community & Events

Nuno Teixeira

PR & Content

Francisca Eiriz

Head of Business Development — Tech

Rita Reis

Project Manager

Maria João Bessa

Project Management

GOVERNING BODIES

GENERAL ASSEMBLY

António Sousa Pereira (President)
Nazaré Teixeira

STATUTORY AUDITOR

Martins Pereira, João Careca & Associados, SROC, Lda

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Joana Resende (President)
Fernando Pires
Maria Oliveira

OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS

Report and Accounts 2022
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RELATORIO CONTAS 2021
Report and Accounts 2021
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Report and Accounts 2020
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Statutes
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