UNIVERSIDADE NOVA DE LISBOA stands for creativity and innovation in Higher Education. NOVA's research excels in many areas promoting synergies and inter-academic unit cohesion.
At the national level, NOVA is the most recent public institution for higher education and scientific research within the Lisbon metropolitan area. It counts 2 campuses, over 18,000 students, 1,400 faculty staff members and 800 non-academic staff. It consists of 9 Academic Units: 5 Faculties, 3 Public Institutes and 1 School.
NOVA offers 197 courses covering the 3 Bolonha Cycles: 31 graduate courses (1st cycle), 81 masters (2nd cycle), 3 of which Erasmus Mundus – and 10 integrated master’s programs, besides doctoral (3rd cycle) and post-graduate courses. Overall it has 1000 Phds and 200 researchers.
It is our commitment to open NOVA to society and our responsibility to ensure the intellectual property is properly protected and commercialized for the benefit of research and the University.
The protection and commercialization of Intellectual Property Rights and the creation and fostering of an entrepreneurship culture are the two main areas of activity of GAPI UNL. It is our mission to promote and facilitate the knowledge transfer process through the protection of ideas and technologies and develop the entrepreneurship ecosystem cross campus and within NOVA.
GAPI UNL is founded by Portuguese Industrial Property Office.