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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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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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E.Awards@Técnico 2020 – Final Pitch

Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

In the 3rd edition of E.Awards@Técnico there will be 16 selected teams that will present their projects and will be evaluated by the jury that will determine the winners.

This initiative, organized by the Technology Transfer Area (TT @ Técnico), aims to stimulate the creativity of Técnico students to create solutions to global problems and perhaps their own business.

The event will take place via Zoom. Registration is required.

Get to know the projects that are competing this year and find out who will be the teams that will win the Santander award for The Best Project worthing 2000€ and the two honourable mentions given by Armilar Ventures, each worthing €500.

International career at the World Bank Group

Friday, November 20th, 2020

The World Bank Group will be hosting an online session, via Zoom, for Técnico students on 23rd November, at 15:00.

The session will focus on career opportunities for young professionals and the Young Professionals Program (YPP), the World Bank’s flagship program for recruiting top talent.

The session will be held in English.


This initiative is organised by TT@Técnico, the Technology Transfer Office at Técnico.

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Award Ceremony – McKinsey Merit Award in Complex Analysis and Differential Equations

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

Alexandre Neves, Computer Science and Engineering student, won the McKinsey Merit Award in Complex Analysis and Differential Equations, and Hugo Matias, Electrical and Computer Engineering student, won an honourable mention.

Alexandre Neves, Computer Science and Engineering student, won the 2nd edition of McKinsey Merit Award in Complex Analysis and Differential Equations. Hugo Matias, Electrical and Computer Engineering student, won an honourable mention. The virtual award ceremony took place this Tuesday 6th October.


Two teams win Novabase Merit Award in Software Engineering

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

The 3rd edition of Novabase Merit Award in Software Engineering took place last Tuesday, September 29. Although the award regulations foresees only winner, the excellence of the work carried out divided jury’s verdict, and two teams won the award: “es20al_18” and “AtLETIco F.C”

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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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Landing Festival for free to 50 Técnico students

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

The Landing Festival returns to Lisbon on June 28th and 29th. There will be two days of conferences and workshops with the best names in the areas of technology and innovation. You can get in touch with current topics such as Artificial Intelligence, DevOps and Web Development.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn and stay updated with the latest market trends and meeting speakers from companies like Reddit, Microsoft, BMW, eBay and more then 30 tech companies!

Técnico is a partner of the Landing Festival and there are special tickets for our students. These tickets are limited. Therefore, there is no time to lose in applying for them:

  • StudentsISTFree: 50 tickets with 100% discount for students. You can choose between the Premium or Regular ticket.