BH-TEC is the result of the partnership among its 5 founding partners

Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), the government of the state of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte City Hall, Brazilian service of support for Micro and small enterprises of Minas Gerais (Sebrae Minas) and the Federation of industries of Minas Gerais (FIEMG).

About the Park

BH-TEC- The Technology Park of Belo Horizonte is a non-profit, private law, civil association of a scientific, technological, educational and cultural nature. It functions as a business center for companies that are dedicated to researching and producing new technologies and hosts public and private research and development centers.

Created in 2005, BH-TEC is the result of a partnership among its five founding members: Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), the government of the state of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte City Hall, the Brazilian Service of Support for Micro and Small Enterprises of Minas Gerais (SEBRAE Minas) and the Federation of Industries of Minas Gerais (FIEMG). It also counts on the Foundation for Support of Research and Development of Minas Gerais (FAPEMIG) and on the Brazilian Innovation Agency (FINEP).

Mission

To contribute to building structural initiatives to promote the innovative organization of local society for regional development and urban planning, through the dissemination of knowledge.

Vision

To be a national reference center for the generation and transfer of knowledge and technology.

Goals

The main objective of BH-TEC is to contribute to the construction of structural initiatives that promote innovative organization of local society, regional development and urban planning, through the dissemination of knowledge.

"“The Technology park of Belo Horizonte is an initiative that will change the profile of the economy in Minas Gerais. It is the perfect space for the knowledge economy.”"

− Antônio Anastasia, Senator

"“BH-TEC will be vital for the economic development of the city and, consequently, of the country.”

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− Clélio Campolina Diniz, former Minister of Science and Technology and Information

"“The Park is where business and university meet.”
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− Márcio Lacerda, Mayor of Belo Horizonte

"“The main merit of BH-TEC is the promotion of the production and dissemination of knowledge.”
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− Olavo Machado, President of FIEMG

"“The Technology park of Belo Horizonte is a major project for the expansion of the knowledge base for the production sector.”

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− Lázaro Luiz Gonzaga, President of Fecomércio de Minas

"“BH-TEC is at the spearhead of the sustainable economic development of the metropolitan region of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais”

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− Ronaldo Pena, CEO of BH-TEC