COHiTEC acceleration program promoted by COTEC

The COHiTEC Program was created in 2004 by COTEC Portugal – Associação Empresarial para a Inovação, with the goal of promoting the valorization of knowledge created in R&D institutions and aiming to support the transfer of this knowledge to the market.

The program has the support of Caixa Geral de Depósitos and Caixa Capital and is held in partnership with the Porto Business School, Nova School of Business and Economics and with the north-american universities of North Carolina State, Brown and Rutgers.

During the 2016 COHiTEC Program BRT Blood Reprogramming Technologies has developed a business proposal for MiStem, patient-specific Blood Stem Cells with capacity to produce blood cells for patients who need a transplant.