INEGI is a Research and Technology Organization, with a staff composed of 150 people, 80% of whom are graduates or post-graduates (this number is complemented with over 50 specialists from the University of Porto) and a turnover of over 6 M€, operating in the fields of advanced materials manufacturing and product development. It was founded in 1986 to strengthen the link between the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto and the existing industry.

In its existence, INEGI has consolidated a position as preferred partner to the Industry and the Portuguese Administration for R&D in advanced materials and structures.

INEGI owns a diverse set of facilities and equipment in order to support its activity, namely laboratories (some of which are accredited), experimental and development laboratories (capable of producing components and pre-series) and an extensive engineering software.

Mechanical engineering, advanced metallic and composite materials development, production processes.


  • Engineering and materials for:
    – Aeronautics and Space
    – Environment
    – Automotive and Transports
  • Product Development

Campus da FEUP
Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 400
4200-465 Porto -Portugal
T: +351 229 578 710
F: +351 229 537 352

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