We offer a wide range of resources and essential activities for the growth and empowerment of our startups.
UPTEC acts as a privileged link to the University of Porto, while enhancing synergies with the R&D+i departments and interface institutes of U.Porto.
Mentoring & Business Development
UPTEC offers specialized mentoring — through a selected mentor to each company — that maximizes the potential of each business idea, while ensuring integration into global networks of growth and internationalization opportunities.
Knowledge Sharing Programmes
With more than 10 years of experience in innovation and entrepreneurship, UPTEC develops both its own programmes. Following this strategy, UPTEC has been designing acceleration programmes as well as open innovation programmes.
Events & Networking
In order to promote interaction between our community, UPTEC organizes more than 150 events per year (e.g. thematic workshops, discussion sessions and informal meetings).
In order to facilitate talent attraction, UPTEC has been establishing direct bridges with student groups as well as with national and international Universities. This enables you to disseminate your job offers and to easily access internship programmes.
Our companies can access more than 50 perks and special discounts in tech, legal, intellectual property and communication services.
Join the UPTEC community.
Belonging to the UPTEC community is being part of a multidisciplinary ecosystem of innovation. Here entrepreneurs create new businesses and large companies develop new technologies in cooperation with the University of Porto.