IPN - Instituto Pedro Nunes

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Instituto Pedro Nunes

Created in 1991 through a University of Coimbra initiative, Instituto Pedro Nunes (IPN) is a private non-profit organisation which promotes innovation and the transfer of technology, establishing the connection between the scientific and technological environment and the production sector.


To leverage a strong university - enterprise relationship for the promotion of innovation, rigor, quality and entrepreneurship in private and public sector organisations by acting in three complementary areas:

  • Research and technological development, consultancy and specialised services;
  • Incubation and acceleration of businesses and ideas;
  • Highly specialised training and promotion of science and technology

Research and Technological Development

IPN’s technological infrastructure includes a set of six laboratories in diversified technological areas

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Tech-based Business Incubation & Acceleration

Promotes the creation and development of innovative and technology-based companies

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Highly specialised training

Provides high level continuous training with special emphasis on in-company action-training programmes

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