Necessity is the mother of invention

Research & Development + innovation

In order to ensure a permanent innovation, we incorporate future trends in the products we develop, maintaining our team's focus on everything that differentiates us, by positive, from the competition, it is essential to work in close proximity to entities and reference associations. It is with these objectives in mind that we have established strong partnerships with the following institutions:


Ensuring an excelence strategy of inovation, we've been in strict colaboration with INESC TEC for 20 years, with whom we share teams and scour for new and better solutions for our clients, embodying our slogan "innovation in software for industry".

INESC TEC is a non-profit private institution that focus scientific investigation and technological development activities, technology transfers, advanced consulting and training, and pre-incubation of new companies of technological base. This institution merges academia, companies, public administration and society, applying the knowledge and the results generated from the technology transfer investigation projects, looking to create value and immediate social relevance.

This colaboration has allowed, throughout the years, technologic transfer processes.

Technological Clusters


Softi9 is a founding member of Produtech - Production Technologies Cluster.

It's an articulated network of production technologies suppliers capable of answering to the competivity and sustentability challenges and requirements of a transforming industry, with innovative, flexible, integrated and competitive solutions. Its Action Program integrates activities and projects from in Cooperation, Internationalization and Inovation fields and develops itself in strict colaboration with the main user sectors and with the tecnological and scientific system entities.

Being an active member of this network, Softi9 garantees that the development of its products is aligned, from day one, with the real and concrete necessities of the marked, finding support in leading industrial enterprises, be it at a national or international level.


As a software house, it's fundamental for Softi9 to integrate the Information Technologies, Comunication and Electronics Cluster, TICE.PT.

This cluster was founded in 2008, with headquarters in Aveiro. TICE.PT envolves and mobilizes relevant actors from across the country, spanning all the value chain in the TICE area. The concertation platform TICE.PT garantees and promotes the interfaces between the academic world, represented by universities and R&D institutes, and the world of business, represented by the associates and also the networks, especially PME's, represented by its associations. TICE.PT pretends to foster and leverage the Networking strategies for the sector. Networking between the enterprises and the R&D centes, inducing an active renovation of the national economical fabric, producing positive effects in the national offers potentiated by inovation and knowledge and creating exporting capacity and creation of value in the nation products.


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