Instituto Superior Técnico

Área de Transferência de Tecnologia do IST

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Some of the most successful technology companies in Portugal began at Técnico.

Técnico has been developing a strategy to promote students’ innovative character and entrepreneurial spirit. The IST Spin-Off® community was created in 2009, aiming to disseminate Técnico’s success stories in the business field.

Técnico entrepreneurs are increasingly a reference to other universities, creating jobs and showing how technology transfer at Técnico is important for Portugal economic development.

The ambition of Técnico is to become an international reference for technology-based entrepreneurship.