25 years of Science and Innovation

Spin-off companies

SYSADVANCE - Sistemas de Engenharia, S.A.



Advanced Cyclone Systems, S.A.


Advance Cyclone systems (ACS) was founded in 2008 by Romualdo Salcedo (CTO) - Professor and Researcher at LEPABE-FEUP and by Pedro Araújo (CEO), Industrial Engineer from FEUP and MBA from Lisbon University, under Cohitec program from COTEC Portugal, with financial support from Espírito Santo Ventures.


ACS is a company exclusively dedicated to the development and commercialization of high efficiency cyclone systems, worldwide. The company works in a very close cooperation with its clients in order to design custom made cyclone systems that really solve their unmet needs.

Apart from supplying cyclones, ACS has grown to be a turnkey project provider in any part of the world.


BioMode - Biomolecular Determination, S.A.



Biomode is an innovative company in the biotechnology field, where the core activities are focused in the research, development and the commercialization of rapid diagnostic kits based on Peptide Nucleic Acid FISH technology for microbial detection in food and clinical samples.


Amnis Pura


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