The Science and Technology Park of Taquari Valley - Tecnovates is an initiative started by Univates university and supported by public entities. It provides people and companies with space, laboratory facilities and qualified personnel for research and development (R&D), focusing on food products, environmental protection technologies and alternative energy sources.
Launched in 1014, Tecnovates is the home of the Technology Centre for Research and Food Production to meet the R&D demands of resident companies in the food science sector. It promotes entrepreneurial, scientific and technological development of the food supply chain and environmental protection and supports business development to help companies increase their competitiveness and gain international recognition.
The park also boasts the Inovates technology incubator which opened in 2003, and is aimed at innovative technology-based businesses, and the Complex for Technology Modernisation of the Taquari Valley which focuses on improving the quality of food production and reducing environmental impact in Taquari Valley.
Tecnovates covers an approximate total area of 5,200 m², on a 5 hectare site and has strong links with Programa PGtec, Rede Gaúcha de Incubadoras de Empresas e Parques Tecnológicos – Reginp.
- LocationLajeado, Brazil
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- Main technology sectorsName:BiotechnologyName:EnergyName:EnvironmentName:Food SciencesName:Materials
- TypeScience Park
- Member categoryFull