Agencia de Inovacao (AdI) - Portugal

Mission:
The Agência de Inovação SA as a government enterprise is a services provider seeking for the promotion of entrepreneurial innovation, namely of a technological nature, and the economic valorisation of results from research and technological development carried out in Portugal.

 

Budget:
25,5M€  annual budget. 22,5M€ dedicated to technological innovation projects and human resources training and mobility

 

Activities:
Promotion and economic valorisation of R&D; Support and promotion of technology based innovation; Promotion and support of recruitment by enterprises of highly qualified human resources; Support of technology transfer activities.

The instruments to support these activities are: Financial Support of Applied entrepreneurial R&D Projects – Program “IDEIA”; Incentives for Pilot Projects of Products, Processes and Technologically Innovative Systems – “DEMTEC”; Support for the creation of technology based enterprises – “NEST”; Support for the creation of R&D Departments in enterprises – “NITEC”; Human Resource Training and Mobility; Support for Phd courses in Enterprises –”BDE” ; Intermediation between demand and supply of technology - Participation in Networks of International Cooperation:   Innovation Relay Centre; Eureka Programme; Iberoeka Programme
 

 

Operational staff:
56 at Sta. Maria da Feira and Lisboa offices

Contact:
Carlos Lajas

Direction of International Networks

E-mail:
www.adi.pt

 
AdI – Agência de Inovação – Inovação Empresarial e Transferência de Tecnologia,SA
Edifício do IDIT
Rua do IDIT
Espargo 4520-102     
Sta. Maria da Feira
Phone: +351.256.330820
Fax: +351.256.332891
Lisboa Phone: +352.21.4232100
Fax: +351.21.4232101