Join the UPTEC community

UPTEC is a meeting point for people who want to use knowledge to create and develop better businesses for a better world.

UPTEC is where connections between different contexts, disciplines, and knowledge fields happen. This is a community where – through the link to academia, industry, and investors – people innovate, collaborate, create, and reinvent.

At UPTEC, we host:

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Business Ideas

Students, researchers, and/or entrepreneurs who have a business idea, and want to transform it into a company.

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Newly established company, under development.

Innovation Centres

Innovation department of a company already consolidated in the market, which benefits synergies with talent, r&d+i departments, and interface institutes of the University of Porto.

UPTEC community brings together projects from arts, sciences, and technologies, and open-minded people, who want to risk, build, and learn.

UPTEC was born within the University of Porto, but we welcome projects from different academic backgrounds and from all over the world.


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