From Science to Innovation

Spin-off companies

SYSADVANCE - Sistemas de Engenharia, S.A.

 

SYSADVANCE was founded in 2002 and provides state-of-the-art solutions in Nitrogen, Oxygen, Ozone and Hydrogen on-site generation units for industrial applications. The company is also active in the areas of O2 and breathing air generators afor medical applications as well as anesthesia gas recovery.

 

Advanced Cyclone Systems, S.A.

 

Advance Cyclone systems (ACS) was founded in 2008 by Romualdo Salcedo (CTO) - Professor and Researcher at LEPABE-FEUP and by Pedro Arújo (CEO), Industrial Engineer from FEUP and MBA from Lisbon University, under Cohitec program from COTEC Portugal, with financial support from Espírito Santo Ventures.

 

ACS is a company exclusively dedicated to the development and commercialization of high efficiency cyclone systems, worldwide. The company works in a very close cooperation with its clients in order to design custom made cyclone systems that really solve their unmet needs.

Apart from supplying cyclones, ACS has grown to be a turnkey project provider in any part of the world.

 

BioMode - Biomolecular Determination, S.A.

 

The company was founded in December 2010 as a result of the research work developed at the University of Minho and LEPABE by Nuno Azevedo and received financial support from the Inovcapital ACTec venture fund (Portugal Ventures), with mentoring provided by COTEC Portugal.

 

Biomode is an innovative company in the biotechnology field, where the core activities are focused in the research, development and the commercialization of rapid diagnostic kits based on Peptide Nucleic Acid FISH technology for microbial detection in food and clinical samples.

 

VisBlue ApS

 

 

The company has its first battery installed at Realdania By & Byg in Copenhagen, Denmark's first zero-energy apartment building.

 

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