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Lines of Action

The Social Innovation Technology Transfer and Valorization Center promotes activities within defined areas of activity.

The work is done in close collaboration and cooperation with the social innovation units - research units, infrastructures, laboratories and study cycles - of the NOVA schools that constitute the Center, with a special focus on those of Law, Social Sciences and Information Management.

External partners include multiple entities from social sectors - companies, NGOs, municipalities, non-profit associations, social centers, among others.

Lines of Action

  • Dynamization of Applied Research Activities, in which groups of researchers from different areas of knowledge explore multi and interdisciplinary approaches to social issues
  • Promotion of Collaborative Research Activities, in which applied research is developed through a collaborative agenda with the private, public and social economy sectors
  • Development of training and qualification activities for private and social economic entities, as well as citizens
  • Promotion and dissemination of initiatives and results with positive social impact, as well as responses with social innovation
  • Promotion of scientific, social and cultural events
  • Incubation and acceleration of start-ups (resulting, or not, from the interface areas) and cowork in the area of ​​social innovation
  • Fostering public discussion on potential social responses and future activities considered essential for creating value by the Social Innovation Technology Transfer and Valorization Center.