ASSOCIAÇÃO PARA A INOVAÇÃO E DESENVOLVIMENTO EM CIÊNCIA E TECNOLOGIA

Instituto Pedro Nunes promotes innovation and technology transfer through i ncubation and acceleration of techfirms, R&D and specialized training . Founded in 1991, it is the main link between the University of Coimbra and business sectors.

In healthcare, IPN’s main research topics are ICT for health, AAL (Ambient Assisted Living) and new materials, made by its ICT, Automation and Material laboratories.

With six applied research laboratories, IPN has participated in more than 200 R&TD projects with business sector, some of those outputting patented products. It has a vast experience in European projects, from FP5 to H2020.
















Contact Name: Carlos Cerqueira
 
Address:
Instituto Pedro Nunes
Rua Pedro Nunes,
3030-199 Coimbra - PORTUGALL
Phone: (+351) 239 700 300
Email: vci@ipn.pt
www.ipn.pt

For business incubation, IPN has 6.200 m2 facilities and won in 2010 the 1st place in the world award for "Best Science-Based Incubator”:

> 220 (in 15 years)
Total firms supported:

> 75%
% of firms in activity

> 80 million euros
Annual aggregated turnover of incubated firms (2014)

> 2.000 (direct and highly qualified)
Job creation

 
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