Park celebrates 13 years and accounts for more than 400 partnership agreements

Park celebrates 13 years and accounts for more than 400 partnership agreements

06/05/2016

The major mission of UFRJ Science Park is to increase synergy between companies and the university so as to turn research and innovation into real benefits for society. In April 2016, the Park celebrates 13 years during which it established 413 agreements between companies and UFRJ laboratories, departments and professors, totalizing 141 million reais. Within the same period, more than 2000 jobs have been directly created. In 2015, 1645 people worked at the Park, among them there were 218 masters and master’s students and 189 doctorate holders and doctoral candidates. Today, the Park has 57 residents, including 14 large companies, 7 small and medium-sized companies as well as 7 laboratories and 29 start ups, residents of Coppe/UFRJ Business Incubator. This data appears on the UFRJ Science Park Annual Report of Sustainability which will be presented to the Park’s Board of Directors on June 3.