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17.10.2019

UNINOVA Research Institute joins ECTP

UNINOVA will be admitted as a new Member by the upcoming ECTP General Assembly.

The UNINOVA Research Institute is a multidisciplinary, independent, and non-profit research institute employing around 100 persons, located in the metropolitan area of Lisbon. It was formed in 1986 by the Faculty of S&T of the University Nova de Lisboa (FCT-UNL) a group of industrial associations, a financial holding, and up to 30 companies. It is an active partner of Madan Parque, a business facilitator and accelerator, incubating Micro and SME's through several layers of support to entrepreneurial activity.

The main aim of UNINOVA is to pursue excellence in scientific research, technical development, advanced training and education. By working closely with industry and universities, technological innovations are transferred into profitable business concepts and, existing products further developed to match new industrial requirements. Due to its tight connection with the University and Madan Parque, UNINOVA has, since its foundation, hosted and supported the development several PhD thesis, as well as the creation of several successful spin-offs. Specialist areas of expertise of UNINOVA can be summarized as follows: microelectronics, materials & processes, telecommunications and reconfigurable and embedded systems; energy efficiency (including renewable energies, modern electric energy processing, intelligent buildings and smart grids), industrial and intelligent control and decision support systems; collaborative networks, interoperability (including strategies for interoperability and information integration using standards, standards' reuse and harmonization) and intelligent decision based systems.

Source: UNINOVA / Contact: João Martins