Entrepreneurial CEB

Company Name: Simbiente - Environmental Engineering and Management, Ltd

Description: Simbiente is a company, focused on research, development, innovation and services related to Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology areas. Resulting from activities of researchers from the Centre of Biological Engineering, Simbiente was founded in 2004 as a spin-off company of University of Minho. Simbiente is located in Avepark – Park of Science and Technology (Guimarães, Portugal) and shares the staff, projects and experience with Simbiente Azores (located in Ponta Delgada, Azores) and Simbiente Chile (located in Valparaíso, Chile), in a total of 15 multidisciplinary professionals, including engineers (environmental, geological, biological), biologists, microbiologists, biochemical, geographers and geologists.

Business areas: Sustainability and Strategic Planning (Integrated Water Management, Sea and Costal Management, Land Management and Development, Waste Management, Strategic Environmental Assessment); Environmental and Energy Technologies (Wastewater and Waste Valorisation, Bioenergies, Research and Technological Development); Ecosystems Management and Valorisation (Ecosystem Services Assessment, Natural Resources Valorisation, Fluvial, Coastal and Maritime Ecosystems Rehabilitation/Recovery); Environmental Training and Communication (Advanced Training, Environmental Information and Decision Support Systems, Strategic Communication and Public Participation).

Promoters from CEB:


  • Certified regarding to its Quality Management System (according to the UNE-EN-ISO 9001:2008 standard)
  • Research, Development and Innovation Management System (certified according to the NP 4457:2007 standard)
  • Winner of the “First Innovative Projects Award” from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (Chile).


Website: http://www.simbiente.com

Email: info@simbiente.com

Phone: +351253540309

Fax: +351253540304