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Alumni Talks – PhD Edition 2021

Monday, June 7th, 2021

On June 16, we will have the first edition of the “Alumni Talks – PhD Edition”. It’ll take place in a new virtual format at 5 p.m. and it’ll be held in English.

In this edition, Técnico’s doctoral students will have the opportunity to learn about the path of some alumni who, like themselves, have pursued a PhD degree. It will be an informal conversation in which students will be able to clarify doubts, prepare their professional careers, explore options and create a network of contacts.

Registration here until 11:55 p.m. on June 15th. Participation is free but has a limited number of seats. The selection of the participants will be based on the order of registration. 

The alumnae who will participate in this edition are:

Os Alumni que participarão nesta edição são:

  • Ligia Amorim– Postdoctoral Scholar at Berkeley Lab |  PhD, Physics Engineering at IST
  • Francisco Silva Pinto – Researcher & Consultant in Engineering and Management | PhD, Engineering and management at IST
  • Vasco Portugal– CEO at Sensei | PhD, Engineering Systems at MIT & Master, Sustainable Energy Systems at IST
  • Renato Matias da Silva – Head of Advanced Analytics at Banco Santander Totta | PhD, Computer and Information Systems Security at IST – Not Concluded

Event organized by TT@Técnico in collaboration with Técnico PhD Student Club  and powered by Santander Universidades.


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Alumni Talks – Women Edition – 8 de março de 2021

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021


On March 8th, we will have the “Alumni Talks – Women Edition”. It will take place in a new virtual format at 11:30 am.

This edition will honor International Women’s Day and will include the participation of Técnico’s Gender Balance committee.

In this way, the guests will be exclusively female former students of Técnico and all students will be able to participate to clarify all your doubts, define your career, share experiences with former students who have a professional career of excellence.

This year the event will be in a new format. It will take place virtually and after a conversation with some alumna at the “virtual table” with other colleagues there will be an exchange of  “table” so that the participants can learn about other paths.

Apply here. Registration until 11:55 pm on March 4th. Participation is free. The selection of participants will be based on their motivation*. 

The alumnae who will participate in this edition are:

  • Sara Mendes – Senior Solution Manager at Huawei Portugal | Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores – IST
  • Isabel Guerreiro – Executive Board Member at Santander Portugal | Engenharia Informática e de Computadores – IST
  • Joana Oom de Sousa – Strategy & Business Development at Sovena Group | Engenharia Informática e de Computadores – IST
  • Cristina Borges Correia – Diretora de I&D+i/R&D and Innovation Director at PRIO Engenharia Química – IST
  • Ana Dias – CFO at RTP | Engenharia Física Técnologica – IST
  • Inês Godet– PhD at Johns Hopkins University |Engenharia Biológica – IST
  • Sandra Conceição – Supply Chain Development Manager at Nespresso | Engenharia Química – IST


*If you don’t speak portuguese let us know in your application or send us an e-mail to We will try to find a english speaking table for you. 


Event organized by TT@Técnico in collaboration with NAPE-IST and powered by Santander Universidades.


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Do you want to be one of Técnico’s nominees for the Pan-European Seal programme 2021/2022?

Monday, February 15th, 2021

Pan-European Seal programme is a Traineeship Programme offered by EPO (European Patent Office) e o EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office) for students and alumni of some of the biggests european universities.

Instituto Superior Técnico is one of the partner universities and is inviting its students and recent alumni to participate in this program and how is work in an intellectual property office for a year.

The EPO Munich and the EUIPO Alicante are looking for exactly graduates in Science and Engineering for the vacancies. Specific knowledge in these areas is highly valued.

In the last year of the programme, 6 Técnico students and alumni were selected to work in different areas of EUIPO and EPO. They are in the middle of the program at the moment. This year can be you there.


What is this programme?

It’s a Traineeship Programme offered by EPO and EUIPO. It’s a 12 months and 2 weeks programme at EPO Munich or EUIPO Alicante and pays around 1.000 – 2.000 € per month. The programme starts in september of 2021. This year part of the programme will be online.


How can I apply?

Candidates can only be accepted if proposed by their university. So, through this form you can apply for the consideration of IST. The deadline is 1st March 2021.


How is the job?

On the job training:

Trainees are fully integrated in EUIPO or EPO Departments.

Multicultural work experience.

Team working.

Supervision system.


Online training:

IP & non-IP courses available

Academy Learning Portal.

Online language courses.

Webinars and events.


Other activities:

Trainees’ Orientation Programme.

Face to face language courses.

Conferences and events.


More information here:

Edital do EPO | Edital do EUIPO


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Alumni E. Stories & Launch Pad to E. Awards 2020/21

Thursday, November 12th, 2020

Do you want to know the challenges that entrepreneurs face on their way?

Do you know what projects your colleagues are developing in the entrepreneurship disciplines this semester?

Being an entrepreneur requires several skills that are necessary to boost! You’re invited to participate in a Talk with 2 entrepreneurial alumni at Alumni E.Stories and also explore the projects of the E.Awards@Técnico contest.

Meet Amelia Santos (Co-founder and CEO at Innuos) e o  Guilherme Farinha (Co-founder at Alfredo AI), during an informal conversation between the two, taking the opportunity to participate and share experiences and ideas with the empathy of those who were also students in Técnico.

The 8th edition of the Alumni E.Stories, this time within the road to Launch Pad@E.Awards, is an initiative to support and reward projects developed by students enrolled in the Entrepreneurship curricular units.

The event will take place on November 18th at 5:30 p.m in a virtual format. Participation is free, however places are limited. Register now at

At the end of the event, there will be a Network Room in which you can take the opportunity to chat with the invited Alumni and clarify your doubts. You also can explore new projects in the E.Awards virtual pavilion.

TT-Técnico initiative with support from NAPE-IST.

Web Summit 2020 – Tickets for Técnico students

Friday, November 6th, 2020

The Web Summit 2020 will take place from 2nd to 4th December. It is the largest technology conference in the world and Técnico will participate once more. This year, the conference will be fully online in the format tested at the Collision at Home conference, in Canada, last June.

As a way of recognizing and supporting our students, Técnico will offer 10 General Attendee tickets and 10 Women in Tech tickets to foster the innovation spirit of our community, to give the opportunity to establish contacts with people from the technology field all over the world, and to take Técnico’s DNA to the conference.

About the tickets

General Attendee:
Full access to Talks, panels, interactive masterclasses, face-to-face meetings, Mingle rooms, Breakout rooms and more.

Apply here.

Women in Tech:
In addition to all access and benefits of the General Attendee ticket, female students will be able to participate in the Women in Tech Community and in exclusive events during the conference.

Apply here.

Applications are open from 10th November, at 9:00, to 11th November, at 23:55 (Lisbon time). The application form will be available at TT@Técnico website and social media on 10th November.

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Are you a Master student? Check out this To-Do List

Friday, September 11th, 2020

TT@Técnico wishes to welcome students with a To-Do List that aims to help them boost their career. What do you think about starting the year in the right direction?

The Career Discovery@Técnico program integrates several initiatives to support Técnico students entering the job market. You can find workshops, bootcamps, job fairs, summer internships, among others. Some of these activities are already open for registration.

Although this semester comes full of challenges, TT@Técnico’s activities will continue to happen, adapted to the new times we live in.

Check out the To-Do List we’ve prepared for you and choose your path to the career of your dreams:

Click on each item to find out more information.

To find out more about upcoming activities, follow us on social media. We want you to be able to boost your career.

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Do you want to be part of Técnico @ Web Summit team 2019?

Monday, October 14th, 2019


This year, Técnico will have a stand at Web Summit! Do you want to be part of the team representing your School?

Applications are open! The form will only be open today, October 14th, from 9h30 am to 9h30 pm. Apply now!

The team’s job will be to promote Técnico to partners, attendees, founders and alumni. It’s a unique opportunity to network with people from all over the world and to strengthen ties with the Técnico’s alumni!

These are the requirements:

  • Have availability throughout the web summit period (November 4-7)
  • Be a current Técnico’s student;
  • Be outgoing and have charisma;
  • Have a good English level;
  • Interest in the world of technology.

Experiences in entrepreneurship, innovation and student organizations will be valued (eg Student Centers, Técnico Ambassadors, Technology Fairs, etc.).

Initiative organized by TT@Técnico.


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Pitch Bootcamp@Técnico: Join us to develop your professional skills and meet +100 remarkable companies!

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

The 12th Pitch Bootcamp@Técnico is coming! On September 28th and 27th, you can enrich professional experiences and learn more about yourself than you ever imagined. It’s also a good opportunity to develop your networking skills.

All the program will be held in portuguese.

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September 28th and 27th during all day| Campus Taguspark


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To-Do List : Start the year in the right direction!

Monday, September 9th, 2019

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At técnico you do much more! Choose how to enrich your experience.

Monday, September 9th, 2019

Welcome to Técnico!

Find out what TT@Técnico has to offer you.


If you are at Técnico you want to change the world. Find out how we can support the innovator in you! Check out our Acceleration Programs and Innovation Contests.

More information here.


There are over 45 organizations with activities that enable you to develop extracurricular skills that will change your future. Get involved!

You can find more information about:


Come and find out in first person testimonials the tips your colleagues would have liked to know when they started university. Discover how to learn non-book skills in practice.

 Form e more information here. 

Check if you already have access to Técnico Job Bank and Be the first to know about TT@Técnico’s initiatives.


It’s never too early to start discovering the career of your dreams. Don’t miss the opportunities we have for you!

More information here.

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