I2A – Institute of Applied Research

The Institute of Applied Research (i2A) is the research unit of IPC

The Institute of Applied Research (i2A) is the research unit of the Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (IPC) whose values are excellence, interdisciplinarity, sustainability, cooperation and innovation.

i2A promotes applied research, knowledge transfer, service provision and advanced training, fostering interdisciplinarity between knowledge areas and the aggregation of teams, to affirm national and international scientific research of the IPC.

It is a transversal structure of the IPC which ensures the institutional framework of the Research, Development and Innovation (R&D+i) activities of all the researchers of the 6 organic teaching units, who develop their scientific activity in the most varied areas of knowledge.

i2A is fully available and open to the community, seeking to give the best coverage and visibility to the work of its researchers and creating strong partnerships with different regional actors, namely SMEs, in order to obtain innovative solutions and sustainable development.



Statutes of the i2A



Rua da Misericórdia, Lagar dos Cortiços – S. Martinho do Bispo
3045-093 Coimbra
Phone: +351 239791250
E-mail:  geral@i2a.ipc.pt
Internet: www.ipc.pt
Coordinates: Latitude 40°12’17.65″N | Longitude 8°27’14.13″W


The Institute of Applied Research (i2A) aims at the continuous improvement of its performance. Contribute, presenting your compliments, suggestions or complaints through the e-mail address melhoria@i2a.ipc.pt