Brussels, January 31st: UPTEC, Porto University’s incubator was awarded the RegioStar award for the Smart Growth category.
Quite appropriately named UPTEC, 5 years old Porto University’s Science and Technology Park is Porto’s largest incubator, currently with 97 startups and 12 graduated companies under the roof, besides additional 30 graduations and exits. The park is divided in 4 centers: Technology, Creative Industries, Sea and Biotechnology.
The incubator can help entrepreneurs with ideas in the pre-incubation phase, startups looking for customers in the incubation phase and more mature projects in the acceleration phase. All entrepreneurs can apply via e-mail.
At the Center for Business Innovation, enterprises can host or operate their projects and activities, leveraging with the University R&D Departments and other interface institutes.
The RegioStars awards are promoted by the European Union in recognition of good practices and innovation. The Smart Growth category focus on the connection between university and enterprises for regional growth.
For more information, visit UPTEC’s web site.