Intellectual Property

CENIMAT have been faced with increasing demands, regarding its contribution to economic development, verifying an urgent need to create systems that allow the transfer of their knowledge to the market as a factor competitiveness and differentiation.
The growing connection of CENIMAT to the market is the result of the historical evolution of this Center, which began with the expansion of research carried out and subsequently the commercialization of its results. This is due not only to the growing recognition of the importance of research for innovative industry activities, but also to the various structural changes, such as budgetary constraints related to public funding.

Therefore, CENIMAT|i3N assists to the increasing involvement in knowledge transfer activities, in particular through: contracts for services, licensing and the creation of technology-based companies.