24 R&D Projects
55 Technical-Scientific Network
9 european countries
19 Incubated Companies
42 Cooperation with Companies
12 Intellectual and Industrial Property Processes
123 Researchers and Scientists
9.62 M€ Attracting Investment
52 Jobs Created
BLC3 is a non-profitable association, which develops research activities and excellence technological intensification, business ideas incubation and support to the economy fabric.
Alfândega da Fé
Located in the inner north region of Portugal, is an unity for promotion of technological activities, entrepreneurship, start-ups and stimulation of an innovative business spirit. These activities are developed in cooperation with local organizations and educational and research institutions from the region.
Oliveira do Hospital
BLC3 headquarters, located in Oliveira do Hospital, is where the planning, development, supervision and coordination of the R&D Centre activities are executed, and also the development of territorial enhancement policies, connected with both Alfândega da Fé and Ourique Centres.
Regional unit in south of Portugal, which works in the generation of knowledge, technology and the promotion of innovative business spirit related to the value chain of cork oak tree woodlands (“montado”) and the valorisation of natural, renewable resources and also from the agro-food sector.