Our goals

Become an innovation actor in the Norte region of Portugal to boost regional competitiveness and sustainable economic development, by fostering cooperation and communication between regional actors to align scientific knowledge with business and industry needs, and promoting regional actors in international networks.

Impact entrepreneurship and technology transfer
Develop strong cooperation ties with the most relevant regional actors
Develop a long term strategic innovation agenda in the medical technology domain
Establish complementary international partnerships and attract international researchers
Contribute to the qualification of resources to match the industry needs
Application domain
NORTEXCEL2020 intends to become a leading innovation centre on medical technologies and affirm itself as a reference at international level through excellence in applied research, technology development, technology transfer and entrepreneurship