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1 EXCELLENCE KNOWLEDGE IMPACT Instrumentos da Ciência promovem E&I Emir Sirage, Gabinete de Tecnologia - Technology Office Seminário Empreendedorismo e Inovação Seminar on Entrepreneurship & Innovation

2 FUNDAÇÃO PARA A CIÊNCIA E A TECNOLOGIA (FCT) IS THE PORTUGUESE NATIONAL FUNDING AGENCY FOR SCIENCE AND RESEARCH. FCT AIMS TO ESTABLISH PORTUGAL AS A GLOBAL REFERENCE FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION. FCT WORKS TO FULLY HARNESS KNOWLEDGE GENERATED BY SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH FOR PORTUGAL S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL PROGRESS 2

3 WHAT WE DO FCT SUPPORTS, FUNDS AND ASSESSES THE BRIGHTEST MINDS, GROUND-BREAKING IDEAS AND INTERNATIONALLY COMPETITIVE RESEARCH CENTRES. FCT ACTS INTERNATIONALLY, THROUGH COOPERATION WITH ESTABLISHED AND EMERGING SCIENCE NATIONS. FCT CONNECTS SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH WITH BUSINESS AND SOCIETY. PEOPLE IDEAS INSTITUTIONS KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION INFORMATION SOCIETY Promote transparency and quality in evaluation More than 60 countries (in Science &Technology and Culture) Integration Former UMIC FCCN, b-on, RCTS Provide access to state-of-the-art research infrastructures Be a think-tank for science policy Communicate with the scientific community and with citizens ization: From Business Ideas to Global Market,

4 FCT IS A PUBLICLY-FUNDED GOVERNMENT ORGANISATION, UNDER THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE. FCT HAS A BUDGET, PROVIDED MAINLY BY THE PORTUGUESE GOVERNMENT AND THE EUROPEAN UNION, VIA THE FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMES. Cooperation Simplified Access Excellent Science Coherence with other EU initiatives Industrial Leadership Societal Challenges Innovation Technology Transfer Entrepreneurship 4

5 The T of FCT, on March 2013 it was created the Technology Office Mission On one roof, the integration of programmes that connect Academia (Universities, Ass. Labs, R&D units) with the industrial sector Technology Office Partnerships Space TT & IP Policy ILO Organizations Programmes for R&D in SMEs c) In industry environment 5

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7 ESA Council Exchange on national plans and strategies (17 October 2013) 7

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9 Output Partnerships Research Bioengineering Systems Engineering Design & Advanced Manufacturing Sustainable Energy & Transportation Systems Industrial Affiliates Novabase Tap Plux Efacec Rolls Royce EDP Galp Carris Sata IPO Crioestaminal Brisa TMG automotive Fibersensing Simoldes Hospital da Luz 9

10 Innovation Strenghten University & Industry relationships Partnerships 2nd phase e.g.: Sustainable Cities e.g.: Integrated Urban Systems e.g.: Medical Devices e.g.: Design & Manufacturing for mobility industries Collaboration Platform between PT and US for Applied R&D projects US & MNC Companies MIT Research Teams APPLIED R&D FOCUSED ON INDUSTRY NEEDS PT Research Teams PT Companies Targeted Offerings that add value to Industry partners Networking Short courses on key interest areas Sponsored Research Access to the MIT Ecosystem Previleged access to talent Knowledge sharing on targeted R&D areas Sponsoring of named PhD Fellowships Participation on the MPP Industry Advisory Council 10

11 Entrepreneurship Partnerships Innovation & Entrepreneurship Professorships Professorship Position in Technological Innovation Professorship Position in Entrepreneurship Graduate Education Educational modules in Innovation & Entrepreneurship in the PhD and MSc courses I-Teams competitions for PhD through the MIT Portugal Industry Affiliate Program Immersion experience for up to 32 PhD students (each year) in the unique MIT environment for a period up to 12 months Long time stays at MIT for Portuguese Faculty Teach the teacher initiatives with the faculty, including 4-6 month stays at MIT. Within this context it is foreseen that approximately 8 faculty each year (4 per semester) will be present at MIT MIT Innovation Teams experiences, experience MIT s best practices in I+E, leadership training Mentored by an MIT faculty colleague 11

12 Entrepreneurship Partnerships Best Innovation Prize Atreve-te 2010 Entrepreneurship Award Startup of the Week at Wired Magazine UK. Everis Foundation Arrisca-C Bluepharma 1 BES Inovação Aces Wards Finalist Mulher Empresária by ANJE Honorary mention at BGI TechStars Boston 21 highly skilled job positions created 12

13 Output Partnerships 2nd phase 13

14 Innovation 14 Partnerships > 80 partner companies New Advanced Capabilities in Industry PT: PT Security Lab Novabase: Software Engineering Group Priberam: Machine Learning Research CGI: R&D Center in Madeira Improved Products and Services RadiTaxis: higher efficiency, improved customer service Outsystems: enhanced security in web application platform Startups: new products and services Research with Real-world Impact Vehicular network testbed with 465 cabs in Porto Energy efficiency system for datacenters Wearable technologies tested by firemen corporations Automatic speech translation and reading practice prototypes New Sustainable Institutions and Programs Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute Electrical and Computer Engineering MS / MBA Double Degree (CMU and Porto Business School) 14

15 Entrepreneurship Partnerships Creation of 10 startups FeedZai - Software solutions for real-time processing of large volumes of data Dognaedis Information security VENIAM Works - Vehicular ad-hoc networks for cars and fleets Red Light Software for the healthcare sector Orange Bird Crowdfunding (PPL) Mambu Microcredit services GeoLink - Technology systems for the management of spatial information Virtual Traffic Lights - Vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications Streambolico Wireless streaming in real time Sentilant - Share business and real-time sentient data from, and on, mobile devices 15

16 Entrepreneurship Partnerships New Edition in 2015 inres, short for in Residence, is a very early stage acceleration program for entrepreneurial teams working in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), in Portugal, offered by the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program. inres will provide entrepreneurial teams a training period in Portugal, followed by a six-week structured immersion period in Pittsburgh, in the U.S., anchored at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). The participating teams will benefit from the exposure to a highly dense environment of world-leading research groups, and market and industry specialists, in a variety of high-tech areas. Duration: from June to December,

17 Innovation mngt mission 19 workshops 3 Leaders rountables 9 training weeks 3 in-situ training opportunities 6 Initiation Brainstorms Professionalizing and Advancing Knowledge Transfer in Portugal to foster the ization and commercialization of Science and Technology Partnerships UTEN Annual Survey on TT INESC Porto - Associate Laboratory Polytechnic Institute of Porto University of Aveiro University of Minho Avepark (Science and Technology Park) Spinpark (Technology-based Incubator) University of Coimbra IPN (Institute Pedro Nunes) University of Algarve University of Trás-osmontes e Alto Douro University of Beira Interior University of Madeira Madeira Tecnopólo University of Lisbon ISCTE IUL IMM - Associate Laboratory (Instituto de Medicina Molecular) University Nova de Lisbon Madan Parque (Science & Technology Park of Almada/Setúbal) Technical University of LisboN Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) CPIN BIC (Centro Promotor de Inovação e Negócios) Taguspark (Science & Technology Park) ISA IGC Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência University of Açores Portuguese Catholic University AIBAP BIC Beira Atlântico PARKURBIS - Science and Technology Park of Covilhã University of Évora SinesTecnopolo Biocant 17

18 Technology Transfer and Innovation 18

19 Space Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship Space TT & IP Policy ESA Space Solutions Towards One ESA TTP Brokerage ARTES Apps Ambassadors Network ESA Business Incubation Pilot Cases: - United Kingdom - Portugal - Switzerland - Belgium Innovation Funds Horizon 2020, other national programmes and ESA directorates activities are coordinated through intensive collaboration with DG-ENTR, Inter-directorate Application Group and, national/regional entities contacts 19

20 Industrial R&D Programmes for R&D in SMEs PT 20

21 Academia Industry Examples of output Contributions to ESA programs with a direct return on investment of 2 (ie, every 1 euro invested in ESA returned to the national economy 2 euros). Being that this potential can be up to 4 or 5 times ILO Organizations Earth Observation Technology transfer and entrepreneurship Telecommunications, Integrated applications and Navigation Space sciences and Exploration Advanced formation of human resources ization: From Business Ideas to Global Market,

22 In a nutshell, Examples of output PT Chipidea chips ILO Organizations

23 Examples of output ILO Organizations - Civil Engineering & Buildings - Power generation systems - High voltage - Mechanical Structures & Precision Machining - Electronics & Optomechanical/electro nic systems - Vacuum/Cryogenic systems - Computer systems, Software engineering & IT services Software verification & validation Design adaptiveoptics (Optomechanics) Quality & Product assurance services LPG Gas Storage Infrastructure Electrical cables power system(hv,m D...)

24 In a nutshell, we expect to Stimulate international competitiveness and visibility of Portuguese science and innovation ecosystem abroad; Stimulate and contribute to the knowledge, technology transfer and innovation between Academia (Universities, R&D units, Ass. Labs) and national industry; Technology Office Partnerships Space TT & IP Policy ILO Organizations Programmes for R&D in SMEs c) In industry environment 24

25 EXCELLENCE KNOWLEDGE IMPACT Thank you!

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