INESC Microsistemas e Nanotecnologias is a private, non-profit Research and Development Institute created in January, 2002 from the former Solid State Technology group of INESC.
INESC MN is dedicated to leading edge R&D in strategic technological areas of micro- and nanotechnologies and the application of these technologies to electronic, biological and biomedical devices. INESC MN research work shares the Laboratories and Class 10/100 Cleanroom facilities with student training and external services. The group’s mission is to provide advanced training to undergraduate and graduate students and researchers at Master, PhD and Post-Doctoral levels, acting as a bridge between the Technical Engineering School (IST, ULisboa) and Industrial Partners worldwide.
INESC MN offers Transfer of Technology to Portuguese and International Industries through Collaborative Research, Contract Research, Prototyping and Consulting.