@GIR - Regional Innovation Offices

The Regional Innovation Offices – @GIR is an initiative of the Polytechnic of Coimbra that aims to bring innovation to the territory in partnership with municipalities and institutions in the region.

Foundations of the Project

Promoting a Culture of Innovation – promoting a culture of boosting employment and entrepreneurship based on innovation among the various relevant stakeholders, from public and private institutions to students, the unemployed and the community in general.

-@GIR in the Field – Promote initiatives to identify and solve specific problems and implement solutions, through multidisciplinary teams that promote links between the various actors involved.

@GIR Network – Creating conditions for effective connections between different stakeholders by developing a platform where innovative actions, ideas and projects can be conveyed and where companies can put problems to be solved, so as to create an effective and efficient communication channel linking the Polytechnic of Coimbra to the regions.