Associação NONAGON - Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia de São Miguel – NONAGON | NONAGON – Science and Technology Park of S. Miguel
Nonagon is the first Science and Technology Park of the Autonomous Region of the Azores, located in the city of Lagoa, São Miguel Island. The Park aims to become a cornerstone organization fostering technological innovation as well as the capacitation of human resources in the field of information and communication systems, aligned with the main strategic areas of the Research and Innovation Smart Specialization Strategy for the Azores (RIS3 Azores): Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Agro-industry; Fisheries and the Sea; and Tourism.
It also works as a synergetic catalyst between the main players within the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem of the Azores, regarding Technology transfer.
This project resulted from the combined efforts of the Regional Government of the Azores and the Municipality of Lagoa, in order to promote and enhance the interaction between the Government, Industry and University, towards the creation of a new development paradigm.