INESC TEC - Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science is an Associate Laboratory with 35 years of experience in R&D and technology transfer. Present in 6 sites in the cities of Porto, Braga and Vila Real, INESC TEC incorporates 13 R&D Centres with complementary competences, always looking to the international market.
INESC TEC invests in Scientific Research and Technological Development, as well as in Advanced Training and Consulting, Technology Transfer and supports the establishment of new Technology-based Companies.
INESC TEC brings together over 700 integrated researchers (about 350 PhDs), forming a robust cluster with complementary skills and with notable international presence.
INESC TEC was created to act as an interface between the academic world, the world of industry and services and the public administration in Information Technologies, Telecommunications and Electronics (ITT&E).
At INESC TEC, the knowledge and results generated as part of fundamental research are typically applied in technology transfer projects, always guaranteeing added and immediate social relevance.
With the launching of INESC P&D BRASIL (in São Paulo, Brazil), INESC TEC has strengthened its presence worldwide, always associating Portugal to international scientific excellence.
In Portugal, INESC TEC’s capacity for technological innovation has made it possible to modernize national sectors and to launch new exporting companies.