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


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

Project Reference




Portugal e Espanha

Total Cost


IPN Cost


EU financial support



2 anos


• 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