Technology Transfer and Programmes Unit

The aim of the Unit is to support researchers in generating value from the activities developed at i3S.


The commitment: To engage with researchers to transfer the knowledge developed at i3S to society, involving relevant stakeholders in its valorisation and exploitation into high-standard products, services and tailor-made projects that fulfil clinical and healthcare needs.

Lines of action:
• Ensure the protection of relevant IP and its valorisation routes
• Foster and support innovation and entrepreneurship
• Align unmet clinical needs with i3S’s capacities and expertise
• Provide support to clinical and translational R&D projects
• Promote industry/academia R&D cooperative strategies.



The commitment: To engage with researchers in order to increase the capacity to attract funding for research activities, providing support to the i3S research lines in the management of their projects, from pre-award to grant management, encouraging the valorization of the knowledge and competences developed at the institute.

Lines of action:
• Provide information on funding programmes, matching funding to researcher profiles
• Support researchers in the process of application to competitive calls launched by national and international funding programmes
• Foster fruitful contacts with relevant funding bodies, in particular with the European Commission, as well as with similar offices from other institutions
• Provide support to PIs in the management of grants secured.