Eight entities of the peninsula have created a strategic alliance to promote a model of 'open innovation'


The Andalusia Technology Park (PTA) and the University of Málaga (UMA) held a meeting to set up the ‘Peninsular Network in Open Innovation’, a strategic alliance which, together with six other portuguese entities, aims to take a step further on the classical models of knowledge transfer.

This network was presented by PTA’s President, José Luis Ruiz, and the Rector of the University of Málaga, José Ángel Narváez, in the framework of Transfiere, which took place in Malaga on February 16th, and in which Portugal participated as the guest country.

Composed by the Andalusia Technology Park, the University of Málaga, the International Association of Science Parks and Innovation Areas (IASP), and five Portuguese entities, including the University and the Technological Park of Aveiro, the Technological Park of Lisbon (Lispolis), the Polytechnic Institute of Santarém, the University of Algarve - CRIA Technology Park and the Association of Science and Technology Parks of Portugal; this group aims to promote the application of knowledge internationally throughout the network, through the implementation of common action plans involving public-private partnerships.