Technology transfer, industry and spin-offs

There’s a long-term tradition of company-based protocols in electronics and instrumentation projects. Usually these take the form of either co-supervision of MSc/PhD students or, for longer projects, a formal written agreement and eventually partnerships on funding applications for common scientific.Company partners with whom a regular set of projects have been kept, include:


The direct access to clinical and hospital data has been achieved through the establishment of formal protocols with the following partners:

  • CHUC – Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra
    • Specialities of Cardiology, Haematology, Otorhinolaryngology, Sleep Lab and Neurology.
  • IIFC - Instituto de Investigação e Formação Cardiovascular
    • Institution focused on Cardiology services
    • Aveleira Clinic (the clinical partner of IIFC)
  • CCC – Centro Cirúrgico de Coimbra (Coimbra Surgery Centre)
  • Centro de Medicina e Reabilitação do Alcoitão, Santa Casa da Misericórdia do Alcoitão
  • Hospital Curry Cabral - Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central;
  • Hospital D. Estefânia- Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central
  • Hospital Egas Moniz – Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Ocidental
  • Hospital Garcia de Orta
  • Hospital São José - Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central;
  • IPOFG from Lisbon
  • Hospital de Santa Marta - Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central;
  • Hospital Dr Fernando da Fonseca, Amadora
  • Hospital Beatriz Ângelo


Other institutional partners with which projects have been executed are:

  • IPC ESAC - Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra, Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra
  • ESTES – Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde de Coimbra
  • ISA – Instituto Superior de Agronomia
  • CNCB - Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology – University of Coimbra
  • Aalto University, Finland
  • Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa
  • Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
  • Helsinki Central University Hospital, Finland
  • Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa
  • NOVA Medical School, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
  • Universidade Europeia
  • LADIS (Leukoaraiosis And DISability) consortium (11 European centres)
  • CEDOC – Chronic Diseases Research Center, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

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