Transparent Park

With the goal of making all of its activities transparent, the UFRJ Science Park gathers on this page documents (original versions, in Portuguese) and information that back and guide its operation.

Public calls – Biotechnology Center

From January 7, 2019, all documents about the transition stages for companies and other resident institutions in the Biotechnology Center will be available here.

Decree – Management of the Biotechnology Center

Decrees – Usage permission – Biotechnology Center

In order to give it ample publicity, this page will show all the decrees regulating permission of usage by the companies settled in the Biotechnology Center as they get published in the University’s Bulletin.

Public Call no.1/2019 BioRio

In order to give it ample publicity and transparency, we include here the Contract of Service Fees that is going to be signed with the Coppetec Foundation until February 25, 2019, at 10:00 am.

  • Contract of Service Fees – Standard Coppetec Foundation
    Public Call no.2/2019 BioRio

    Notice of the Public Call no.3/2019

    Notice of the Public Call no.4/2019

    Notice of the Public Call no.5/2019
    Companies and residents are called to participate in the public call on February 25, 2019 (Monday) at 10:00 am, in accordance with the deadline and terms established by the article no. 3, par. no. 4 of the decree orders of the Permission of Usage.

    Notice of the Public Call no.6/2019
    Public Release no.1/2019 – Absent Companies
    Information about the meeting held on January 21, 2019

    Information – Decree order no.404/2019

    Notice of the Public Call no.7/2019
    Companies and residents of the Biotechnology Center are called to present the documentation requested by the Memorandum nº 0212/2019- Projects Coordinatio/ETU until June 6th 2019. The documents must be presented to Management of Architecture and Urbanism Projects of the UFRJ Science Park at the address: Rua Paulo Emídio Barbosa, nº 485, Edifício MP – Módulo de Prototipagem, Cidade Universitária, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, CEP: 21941-907.

    Rectification to the Notice of the Public Call no.7/2019
    Notice of the Public Call no.8/2019

    Public Release no.2/2019

    About us

    Opened in 2003, the UFRJ Science Park is an innovation environment whose goal is to stimulate the interaction between the university – students and academia – and companies. The Park helps transform knowledge generated at the University into products and services that are innovative for society, which also creates wealth and new jobs. Today the Park hosts 14 large companies (Schlumberger, Baker Hughes, Vallourec, Halliburton, Siemens, TechnipFMC, Tenaris, DELL EMC, GE, Senai Cetiqt, Farmanguinhos, Petrobras, Superpesa, L’Oréal and Ambev), 12 small and medium-sized companies, 10 laboratories, 3 startups of the CrowdRio program and 29 startups of the Coppe/UFRJ Business Incubator.
    Our mission: to strengthen the ecosystem’s capacity for innovation so as to generate wealth and wellbeing to society in an environment connecting entrepreneurial initiatives and knowledge generation.

    Learn more about the Park.


    Executive Management

    Vicente Ferreira


    Holder of a Doctorate’s Degree in Economics, Master’s, Specialist’s and Bachelor’s Degrees in Administration. Vicente is a professor at the Coppead Institute of Administration, where besides having ministered courses in the fields of Corporate Finances, he was vice-director of Executive Education and director of the Institute. Currently, he is the coordinator of the lato sensu courses Executive MBA and Coppead Finances. Vicente has developed research in the fields of Corporate Performance Assessment and Accounting Systems for Management Decision Making. Today his main interests are related to the theme of valuation of startups. He has professional experience in the areas of purchase, planning, management control and business performance evaluation in multinational, public and private companies.

    Corporate Articulation Management

    Lucimar Dantas

    Corporate Articulation Manager

    This sector is responsible for the interaction between the Park’s companies with schools/research groups of UFRJ. It establishes direct and constant connections aiming at fostering cooperation between the university and the companies. It mediates the contact between the company and UFRJ foundations (COPPETEC - Coordination of Projects, Researches and Technological Studies and FUJB – José Bonifácio Foundation). It promotes events and meetings with the objective of encouraging the relationship between the organizations resident within the Park and the other audiences. Prospects companies for insertion in the innovative ecosystem of the Science Park.

    Administrative and Financial Management

    Lindalva Oliveira

    Administrative and Financial Manager

    This sector is responsible for the Science Park administrative and financial organization, as well as for following up its steakholders’ interests at COPPETEC (Coordination of Projects, Researches and Technological Studies) Foundation and at UFRJ. Its major activities are the planning and follow-up of the finances, biddings, contracts, purchases, properties, human resources and documentation management.

    Operational Management

    Helena da Silva Rodrigues

    Operations Manager

    Responsible for all the infrastructure of the Park. The main activities consist of the following areas: maintenance of the shared buildings, urban and building conservation, landscape gardening, property security, fire safety and IT (Information Technology).

    Management of Architecture and Urbanism Projects

    Teresa Costa

    Manager of Architecture and Urbanism Design Projects

    This sector is responsible for the design and management of the Park’s architecture, urbanism and engineering projects. Furthermore, it is responsible for establishing land use and occupation regulations and for having them approved by the Architecture Committee as well as for the analysis of all architectural and landscape projects of the companies applying for a location within the UFRJ Science Park.

    Legal Advising

    Carolina Fontoura

    Legal Manager

    This sector is responsable for the legal advising of the UFRJ Science Park in the Administrative, Civil and Corporate Law area. It works in the interface with the companies that are located in the Park, with a focus on consulting, drafting of contracts, opinions and bidding documents, as well as legal analysis of research, development and innovation projects. Furthermore, it aides the Executive Management in the legal subjects regarding the innovation area and governance at the UFRJ Science Park.

    Public Relations

    Aline Calamara

    Public Relations Manager

    This sector is responsible for the internal and external communication of the Park and of the Business Incubator. It coordinates the communication and press team when carrying out the following activities: development of internal communication tools, relationship with both national and international media, actions and content for social media, institutional visits and event production.

    Management of Institutional Development

    Leonardo Melo

    Institutional Development Manager

    This sector is responsible for articulating the corporate governance system with the management model, focusing on strategic management, promoting innovation ecosystem and economic, social and environmental sustainability actions. The sector works as a project management office, reporting directly to the CEO, and developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating partnerships and projects that may foster institutional development.


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    Committee for the Evaluation of Applications by New Companies

    Consultant Committee of Architecture and Urban Planning



    Committee for Managing Articulations

    Committee for Performance Tracking

    Open Calls

    Board Decisions

    Creation process and regulations

    Agreement of technical collaboration – Coppetec Foundation

    Agreements and other partnerships

    Legal framework


    The UFRJ Science Park has received the Self-Audit Certificate. This certificate is granted to institutions that have implemented management systems conforming to the international norms of management and to the Coppe/UFRJ Self-Audit standard. Coppe-Q was responsible for issuing the certificate based on the ISO standards grouped as follows: NBR ISO 9001:2015 (quality), NBR ISO 14001:2015 (environmental standards), BS OHSAS 18001:2007 (security and health at work).

    Access to information - Procedure

    You can request other documents and information that have not been included here on the UFRJ site.