Braga is the Portuguese geographical center of innovation and research in nanotechnology and it is at the best level of what is done in Europe, contributing to the great challenges of society.
Increasingly present in our daily lives and in areas so diverse that we do not even know about it, it is certain that, increasingly, technology reduced to the nanoscale necessarily represents the future.
With public entities of unquestionable value in terms of research, such as the International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL) and the University of Minho, which articulate and implement interdisciplinary research, spin-offs, start-ups and other companies with technologically innovative ideas naturally arise, the result of research work, either by professors or students, or from partnerships between them, capable of advancing in the world of entrepreneurship.
Of all the start-ups created, only about 20% survive, sometimes just because of the way the project is managed and/or communicated to the market.
Based in Braga, nPT – nano Patented Technologies, is the international business partner capable of leveraging projects with potential and making them progress in the market.
With know-how capable of promoting connections and international networking, in order to promote and support the strengthening of scientific research in new or ongoing projects, mobilizing public and private funds and providing them with structural capacity, complying with international trade agreements and providing a global strategic consulting service for innovative technologies.