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Associação para o Pólo das Tecnologias de Informação, Comunicação e Electronica TICE.PT

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Friday, 26 September, 2008
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
Centro (PT)
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Gold Label
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i, ESCP-S3 or ESCP-4x): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Open & Agile Smartcities
Cluster Management Team: 
Cluster Manager
Internationalisation Responsible
+351 939199030
ECCP Responsible Person
Languages spoken: 
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Communications Equipment and Services
Education and Knowledge Creation
Technology fields: 
Electronic engineering
Automation, Robotics Control Systems
S3 EU priority areas: 
ICT trust, cyber security & network security
e-Inclusion (e.g. e-Skills, e-Learning)
Emerging industries: 
Blue Growth Industries
Digital Industries
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
Number of SME members: 
Number of larger company members: 
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
Cluster Strategy

The TICE.PT aims to promote and leverage networking strategies for the sector. Network between companies and R&D centers, in order to induce a renewal active in national economic context, producing positive effects on national offering, enhanced by innovation and knowledge, creating export capacity and added value in domestic products.  

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
Support services provided: 
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation
Promotion of activities (marketing/ visibility)
Support of technology transfer
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Republic of Korea (South Korea)
United States
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
Cluster TIC Galicia
Pôle SCS
Mobile Heights
Mazovia ICT Cluster
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject NameLinkName & Description (Regional/National)Link (Regional/National)

Interreg Sudoe ICT4Silver

Elderly related economy (or Silver Economy) arises as a great economic opportunity for the South-West of Europe once it will have the oldest population of the Europe in 2050. In this context, the ICT4SILVER proposes to perform elderly and carers needs identification in different areas (especially those living in rural areas) and develop pilots with around 30 SMEs from five different regions. This will allow to create and market products and services based on ICT tailored to the needs of this population.

Project’s total budget is 1.331.000 €, funded by the INTERREG SUDOE (ERDF) with 998.250 € and will last from the 1st July 2016 till 31st December 2018. The project consortium is composed by:

·         Agence de Développement et d'Innovation Aquitaine Limousin Poitou-Charentes (FR)

·         GIP Autonom'Lab (FR)

·         Home Care Lab, S. Coop  (ES)

·         Fundació Knowledge Innovation Market Barcelona (ES)

·         Fundación Tecnalia Research & Innovation (ES)

·         Asociación de Industrias de las Tecnologías Electrónicas y de la Información del País Vasco (ES)

·         Associação TICE.PT (PT)

·         Cluster TIC Santé Aquitain (FR)

·         Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave (PT)


Cosme DISCp

The main objective of the project is to build-up a partnership of world leading clusters to configure a “European Strategic Cluster Partnership – Going International” focused on internationalization of digital technologies applied to manufacturing and industry (also called “Industry 4.0”). This European Strategic Cluster Partnership (ESCP-4i) will lead clusters to increase their competitiveness and innovation potential for internationalization with a European coherence, fostering international cooperation among SMEs, and enhancing innovation.

Project’s total budget is 266.634,37 €, funded by the Cosme Programme  with 199.974,48 € and will last from the 1st December 2017 till 31st November 2019. The project consortium is composed by:

  • Pole Solutions Comunicantes Securisees – Pole SCS (FR)
  • Associacion Basque de empreas del sector del videojuego - Associacion basquegama (ES)
  • Centro Servizi Industrie – Mesap (IT)
  • BalticNet Plasmatec – BNPT (GER)
  • Malardalen Indrustrial technology Center – MITC – (SWE)


El objetivo general del proyecto IOTEC es generar una red de actores científicos y tecnológicos en el ámbito de Internet de las Cosas (IoT) entre las regiones de Castilla y León y Centro de Portugal que permita:

  • Generar conocimiento y personal especializado en I+D+i en tecnologías IoT y fomentar su transferencia tecnológica
  • Promocionar la I+D+i en tecnologías IoT en el tejido empresarial e industrial regional, enfocado a PYMEs que trabajan en el ámbito TIC y PYMEs industriales innovadoras
  • Crear un plan interregional de actuación en I+D+i para generar un ecosistema de trabajo en proyectos de IoT, así como mantener actuaciones de promoción y difusión de las tecnologías IoT.

Project’s total budget is 1.544.817,57 €, funded by the Interreg V POCTEP  with 1.158.613,18 €.  This Project will last 3 years. The project consortium is composed by:

  • Universidad de Salamanca (ES)
  • Fundación CARTIF (ES)
  • Federación de Asociaciones de Empresas de Tecnologías de la Información, Comunicaciones y Electrónica de Castilla y León (AETICAL) (ES)
  • Agencia de Innovación, Financiación e Internacionalización de Castilla y León (ES)
  • Instituto Pedro Nunes (PT)
  • InovCluster- Associação do Cluster Agro-Industrial do Centro (PT)


Portugal2020 - Portuguese National Programme FEEI (ESIF)

Success Story / Achievements: 

560inbusiness Platform


Projectos Ancora - Tice Mobilidade e TICE Healthy

PortugalClusters inicial Committee


Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

The National portuguese Cluster for ICT TICE.PT envolves a wide range of partners, between small and large companies, Universities, Investigation Centers and other players. TICE.PT is awarded with the Gold Label from ESCA and is deeply envolved in the societal chalenges, the technological transfer, IOT, SmartCities, Digital Employment,  and other important and transversal issues.