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Promoting contact with companies

Arrange visits to the University for Entrepreneurs, according to the area of intervention, aiming to reduce the gap between companies and researchers, and strengthening mutual trust;

Strengthen the ability of researchers to provide business services by identifying the needs of these companies;

Siemens

Hong Kong Startups

AlticeLabs@UC

Employability

    Help students from different academic levels enter the labor market:

  • Articulate the professional needs of companies with the available training;
  • Promotion of doctoral rotation program in companies, aiming at an active search for partnerships between research centers and the national/international business market;
  • Contribute to strengthening the structuring of competence centers to be developed at the University of Coimbra.
  • Fit4Work

  • Partnerships with major national and international companies.
  • Association with the most important internship and trainee programs;
  • Collaboration in the identification of professional opportunities.
  • Personalized Consulting to UC students;
  • Continuous Training;
  • Career support tools;

Entrepeneurship

Encouragement of Entrepreneurship among the Univerisity:

  • To strengthen entrepreneurship skills at different academic levels, graduates or non-graduates;
  • To strengthen the incentive to entrepreneurship through competitions according to the Arrisca C model;
  • To structure national and international entrepreneurial projects with the aim of enhancing the image of the University of Coimbra regarding its target audience (High School, International Higher Education, ...).

Académica Start UC

Académica Start UC – Network of Ambassadors for Entrepreneurship - is a project with the aim of raising awareness, education and training of our students for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

26

Student Associations

109

Trained Ambassadors

3

Editions

12000

Participants

600

Partners

3

Events

Explorer UC

Explorer UC is a 5-month business idea acceleration program for 18 to 31-year-olds based on 4 domains: face-to-face training, online training, mentoring and access to prizes.

10

Nationalities

40

Universities

350

Startups

600

Participants

Arrisca C

Arrisca C is a competition that aims to stimulate the development of business concepts expecting the creation of new companies as end result. It is divided into two types: Ideas and Business Plans. Specific awards for High School and Technical-Vocational Education and Social Innovation.

10

Editions

25

Created Startups

1000000

In Prizes(€)

800

PCreated Projects

2500

Promoters

Inov C

Consolidate an open and inclusive Innovation Ecosystem in Central Portugal, incorporating a complete range of resources, infrastructures and dynamics, with cross-sectoral and sectorally oriented approaches to the specific needs of each innovative and entrepreneurial project.

10

Nuclear Partners

600

Complementary Partners

Nonprofit Private Associations

Articulation and support to the nonprofit private Associations

    Research Centers
  • LIP
  • CNC
  • ISR Coimbra
  • LEDAP
  • CEISUC
  • CES
  • CRIA
  • INESC Coimbra
  • IT - Instituto de Telecomunicações
    • Consultancy
      and Projects
  • ADAI
  • ADDF
  • AEEC
  • AEIDH
  • AIBILI
  • AITQ
  • APEC
  • APEU
  • BBS
  • CDB
  • CDC
  • CDF
  • CEDIPRE
  • CEDOUA
  • CIM
  • IDARC
  • IDET
  • IDPEE
  • IERU
  • IGC
  • IJC
  • LED
  • PRODEC
    • Transfers
      and Incubation
  • IPN
  • Biocant
  • SerQ
  • IEFF
  • IATV
  • ITECons
  • Customer Centered

    Customer centered policy, working actively in Companies.

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