Where We Are

In this section you will find the address and contact details for the INESC TEC headquarters, located on the campus of the Faculty of Engineering.

FEUP campus
Rua Dr. Roberto Frias
4200 – 465 Porto
PortugalLatitude: 41º 10′ 40” N
Longitude: 8º 35′ 54” WTel. +351 222 094 000
Fax +351 222 094 050

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R&D Centres – CPES – Centre for Power and Energy Systems, CTM – Centre for Telecommunications and Multimedia, CESE – Centre for Enterprise Systems Engineering, CSIG – Centre for Information Systems and Computer Graphics,  CITE – Centre for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship, C-BER – Centre for Biomedical Engineering Research, LIAAD – Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support, CEGI – Centre for Industrial Engineering and Management.

Board of Directors and Support Services


INESC TEC (headquarters) is located in Portugal, north of the city of Porto, near the Estrada da Circunvalação – EN 12 (Circunvalação Road) and next to the S. João Hospital. The institution is located inside the Campus of the Faculty of Engineering from the University of Porto (FEUP).


Adapted from Google Earth

By Car

The best way to find INESC TEC is to follow the directions to the S. João Hospital.

For those travelling from the cities of Ermesinde, Gondomar or Valongo via the Estrada da Circunvalação (EN 12)

For those travelling from the city of Maia or Matosinhos through the Estrada da Circunvalação – EN 12

  • You should follow the EN 12 until you see the S. João Hospital on your left.
  • When you reach the traffic light controlled crossroad near the IPO (Portuguese Institute of Oncology), you should turn left onto the Rua António Bernardino Almeida (António Bernardino Almeida Street); the IPO will be on your right),  go straight on until the next exit on the left. Go straight on following the IPATIMUP way (Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto) and then turn left onto the Rua do Dr. Roberto Frias (Dr. Roberto Frias Street). After 500 metres, turn right onto FEUP’s Via Estruturante.

For those travelling from the south of the country (Lisbon) – A1 Motorway

  • Take the exit to the Via de Cintura Interna (VCI) and follow the signs with directions to the S. João Hospital. Join the EN 12 and follow the directions mentioned above.


By Subway

INESC TEC (headquarters) has three Metro stations close by on the D line (yellow line) in C6 zone.

Exit at the station near IPO and go straight on following the Rua do Dr. Plácido da Costa (Dr. Plácido da Costa Street). At the end of this road, cross over onto the Rua do Dr. Roberto Frias and the Faculty of Engineering from the University of Porto will be in front of you.

At this link, you can find further information on INESC Porto’s location. You can put your point of departure to obtain directions.

Parking Area

INESC TEC has a private parking area at the FEUP Campus which can be accessed via the Rua Dr. Roberto Frias. The parking spaces are usually limited to employees. However, guests are allowed to use any of these spaces as long as they request permission at INESC TEC’s Reception.

Detailed map to help you circulate on FEUP Campus

Mapa campus FEUP

Adapted from FEUP’s website