Associação Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia Almada/Setúbal - MADAN PARQUE
Madan Parque is a science and technology park established in 1995, whose mission is to play an interface role between academia and businesses, by means of promoting the creation and growth of NTBFs and knowledge intensive projects within the region.
Madan Parque runs a technology-based incubator whose role is of a accelerator for its tenants. The main goal is to stimulate the creation of NTBFs of various scientific areas, benefiting from its physical proximity to FCT NOVA (Faculty of Sciences and Technology | NOVA University of Lisbon) which is Madan’s most important stakeholder.
The incubator offers a high range of value-added services, aiming at the growth and internationalisation of the supported NTBFs. Local innovation ecosystem comprises several actors and particularly UNINOVA, which is a research organisation with an extended expertise on Electronics & Telecommunications, ICTs & Management Systems, Robotics and Manufacturing. It is strongly affiliated to FCT NOVA and also a stakeholder of Madan Parque.
The experienced research teams of UNINOVA, as well as the proficiency of FCT NOVA’s Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science have helped the incubator to nurture NTBFs whose core business relies on products and services based on ICTs.
70% of the current pool of tenant companies (52 as to this date) pertains to the ICT sector, although there are some other business sectors covered by the remainder companies that is:
1 - Renewable energies (consulting services);
2 - Social media and creative industries;
3 - Biotechnology;
4 - Engineering consulting.
Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce
- Competence development
- Staff mobility
4Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
5Other Ecosystem Actors