Excellence in technology transfer and collaboration with industry
INESC TEC's mission is to achieve advancement in science and technology and to enable science-based innovation through the transfer of new knowledge and technologies to industry, services and public administration.
As an interface organization , INESC TEC has the capacity to produce socially relevant results and to transfer them to the economic fabric. The relations with the industry are crucial and INESC TEC is perceived as a partner of excellence able to provide unique knowledge and relevant technology for product, process service and business model innovation in companies.
INESC TEC’s management and operational model implements the concept of the knowledge‐to‐value production chain, driving the knowledge generation research activities to their valorisation through a mix of processes of technology transfer, from technology licensing to collaborative development, advanced consulting and training and spin‐off launching.