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  1. 1. UPTEC Science and Technology Park of University of Porto
  2. 2. A competitive polycentric metropolitan area Within a radius of 60Km: ⅓ of the Population ⅓ of the Higher Education ⅓ of the Industry
  3. 3. *AcademicRankingofWorldUniversities(ShangaiRanking)-2016 UP ranks in the 300 best Universities in the World
  4. 4. 1 Business School 14 Faculties
  5. 5. 49 Research Units 17 422 Papers in Web of Science (ISI-Wos) In only 4 years (2010-2014) 9 Associated Laboratories
  6. 6. 3964 Postgraduates 3751 Graduates
  7. 7. to reinvent and accelerate the region´s knowledge economy. Challenge
  8. 8. to support an effective knowledge transfer between the university and the market. Strategy
  9. 9. to foster the creation of knowledge based companies and attract innovation centres. Mission
  10. 10. UPTEC TECH UPTEC PINC UPTEC MAR UPTEC BIO
  11. 11. UPTEC TECH UPTEC PINC UPTEC Mar UPTEC Bio
  12. 12. Connections with International Networks USA Connect to Success West to West inRes Carnegie Mellon UT Austin - UTEN /Future Places Angel Pad 500 Startups MIT PORTUGAL BGI PORTO / SP / SHEFFIELD BIN SPAIN & SOUTH AMERICA Red Empreendia South Summit Spain StartUp Chile EUROPE European Space Agency Climate Launchpad - Climate KIC UKTI Global Entrepreneur Program European Creative Hubs Network Rockstart Techstars London
  13. 13. Connections with Corporate and Others Vodafone Power Lab Microsoft BizSpark Amazon Web Services Creative Commons Stripe ….. Fraunhofer Público Lusa Sonae EFACEC Alcatel Altran …… Sigfox Samsung Huawei EDP Cerner Xing Apple Google ….
  14. 14. Connections with Academia PhD Design School of Startups PhD and Master entrepreneurship Internship Programs Call for Problems (LGP, StartupBuzz)
  15. 15. +50,000 people work and learn in a one square kilometre. Porto Asprela Innovation District
  16. 16. 26 Organizations producing knowledge Universities, Hospitals Institutes, Labs
  17. 17. Foster an environment for start-ups to scale Municipality of Porto + UPTEC National Innovation Agency + PBS + IPP ScaleUp Porto
  18. 18. 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 5 23 43 66 108 113 165 164 2014 167 2015 Results Workers +2300 Graduated and Post Graduated90% Business projects supported since 2007+450 Jobs 2012 2014 Tax Revenue 7M€ 16M€ Impact on GDP Average Wage 32M€ 450 1,200€ 76M€ 1800 1,500€ * Data provided by the Faculty of Economics Graduated Companies51 197 2016
  19. 19. 2013 RegioStars: Smart Growth Connecting universities to regional growth Awards 2014 “European Union: Working for you” Campaign set up to illustrate concrete examples of EU actions that have positive impact on the economy and everyday lives of citizens
  20. 20. Reinforcement of the connection to the Sea Plans for the Future Underwater monitoring UV (Underwater Systems and Technology Laboratory of UP + SYSTEC FEUP)
  21. 21. Reinforcement of the connection to the Railroad Plans for the Future Atlantic Rail Corridor (Railroad Knowledge Center of UP)
  22. 22. A new center in Asprela Campus for R&D Institutes, Corporate research labs, Start-ups and Spin-offs Plans for the Future Solar and Electrical Economy (FEUP + International network of research labs) Biotech (I3S + Faculties of Medicine + 2 University Hospitals + IPO)
  23. 23. Thank you :)

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