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UPTEC
Science and Technology Park
of University of Porto
A competitive polycentric
metropolitan area
Within a radius of 60Km:
⅓ of the Population
⅓ of the Higher Education
⅓ of the Industry
*AcademicRankingofWorldUniversities(ShangaiRanking)-2016
UP ranks in the 300 best
Universities in the World
1
Business School
14
Faculties
49
Research Units
17 422
Papers in Web of
Science (ISI-Wos)
In only 4 years (2010-2014)
9
Associated Laboratories
3964
Postgraduates
3751
Graduates
to reinvent and accelerate
the region´s knowledge economy.
Challenge
to support an effective knowledge
transfer between the university
and the market.
Strategy
to foster the creation of
knowledge based companies and
attract innovation centres.
Mission
UPTEC TECH
UPTEC PINC
UPTEC MAR
UPTEC BIO
UPTEC TECH
UPTEC PINC
UPTEC Mar
UPTEC Bio
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
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
….
Connections with
Academia
PhD
Design
School of Startups
PhD and Master
entrepreneurship
Internship
Programs
Call for Problems
(LGP, StartupBuzz)
+50,000 people work and learn
in a one square kilometre.
Porto Asprela Innovation District
26 Organizations
producing knowledge
Universities, Hospitals
Institutes, Labs
Foster an environment for start-ups to scale
Municipality of Porto + UPTEC
National Innovation Agency + PBS + IPP
ScaleUp Porto
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
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
Reinforcement of the
connection to the Sea
Plans for the Future
Underwater monitoring UV
(Underwater Systems and Technology Laboratory of UP
+ SYSTEC FEUP)
Reinforcement of the
connection to the Railroad
Plans for the Future
Atlantic Rail Corridor (Railroad Knowledge Center of UP)
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)
Thank you :)

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