Ten years after it was opened, Valetec (Vale do Sinos Technology Park) changes its name and takes a new position in the market. The new name is Feevale Techpark and the Park is associated to Feevale University and to the regional productive system.
The new change includes a new unit that is located on Feevale´s Campus II, in Novo Hamburgo. The new companies established at the park will help undergraduates get into the job market, allowing new sharing of ideas, projects and experiences. Also, the institution will create a hub system in order to connect diverse areas of knowledge among companies, society and academic community.
Feevale University will increase its participation at the unit located in Campo Bom, by broadening its teaching activities, researches, and services combined with the experience of associated companies. In Campo Bom, there is a Medical and Dental Services Cluster. FK Biotecnologia and Bhio Supply have just joined the technological park. Both are awarded companies for the development of new technologies and innovations.
The new goal of Feevale Techpark is to attract international enterprises that will contribute to foster the local competitiveness and to create companies called born global firms, these companies, from their beginnings, have their focus directed to international business.
Feevale University also intends to boost the development of spin-off companies, which are firms resulting of research projects or of technological knowledge. In addition, strategic projects with national and international investments will be provided, allowing a great socio-economic impact and to contribute to a better quality of life of the population of the region.