Instituto Pedro Nunes
IPN     IPN Incubadora

Open and intelligent innovation in EUROACE


The main challenge of INNOACE project is to:
• Improve links and synergies between companies and R + D + i centers
• Increase the number of joint actions and innovative projects between companies and R + D + i centers that will allow increase the number of people employed in R & D & I of companies.
• Increase validation of products and services between R + D + i centers and companies
• Obtain and transfer research results that improve the value chain of key sectors to through open innovation processes.
• Generate innovations in companies by combining creative knowledge
• new market activities.
Generate shared knowledge between researchers and entrepreneurs in relation to the key areas of RIS3


MAIN OBJECTIVE: To promote research, technological development and innovation.

The INNOACE project will strengthen the business, creating synergies between companies and R + D + i Centers, which will enable actions for the transfer and early validation of products and services through open innovation processes, and to foster the process of entrepreneurial discovery in the areas of key EUROACE.
Specific objectives
• Validate new products, processes or services through open innovation processes
• Increase the skills and technological knowledge of the strategic business sectors of the EUROACE
• Strengthen the structures and instruments for technology-based entrepreneurship and the transfer of knowledge to business sectors

Objectives, Activities and Results expected / achieved

 In update

Project Reference




Intervention Region

Portugal e Espanha

Total Investment


IPN Investment


Total Eligible


IPN Eligible


EC Funding – Total

FEDER - 3.416.866,58

EC Funding – IPN

FEDER - 87.144,48


42 Meses

Start Date


End Date


Approval Date



• Centro de Investigaciones Científicas y Tecnológicas de Extremadura (CICYTEX). Consejería de Economía e Infraestructuras. Junta de Extremadura
• Asociación Empresarial Centro Tecnológico Nacional Agroalimentario “Extremadura” (CTAEX)
• Fundación FUNDECYT Parque Científico y Tecnológico de Extremadura
• Instituto Tecnológico de Rocas Ornamentales Y Materiales de Construcción (INTROMAC)
• FEVAL – Institución Ferial de Extremadura
• Instituto de Arqueología (Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas)
• Universidade de Évora
• Centro de Biotecnologia Agrícola e Agro-Alimentar do Alentejo (CEBAL)
• Instituto Politécnico de Portalegre (IPP)
• Associação Centro de Apoio Tecnológico Agro-Alimentar de Castelo Branco (CATAA)
• Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco
• Instituto Politécnico de Beja
• Parque Científico e Tecnológico do Alentejo (PCTA)
• Instituto Pedro Nunes - Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento em Ciência e Tecnologia




 Innovation, Technology Transfer, Euroace