Information and communication technologies (ICT)

The Azores has an excellent network of transmission of communications with submarine cable connections to the USA, Mainland Portugal, and other islands, fully supported by fiber optics technology. This network offers high speed based on Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) technology, in addition to high bandwidth availability, secure access to 3G/4G, private VPN solutions and 24/7 monitoring, offering excellent conditions for business support services and the digital economy sector.

Information and communication technologies (ICT)


The existence of science and technology parks at São Miguel and Terceira islands, respectively NONAGON and TERINOV, cornerstone organizations fostering technological innovation as well as the capacitation of human resources in the field of information and communication systems, proves the importance of this sector to the region.



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.

Nonagon aims to be an international reference in the valorization of human, technological, business and social capital, focused on skills and entrepreneurial dynamics and supported by knowledge, technology and innovation.

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Our mission:

To enhance the local and regional business ecosystem by reaffirming technological-based entrepreneurship grounded on tech and knowledge, adapted to the needs of the outermost region of the Azores.

Our Vision:

To be a determining agent of business innovation in the Azores through the valorization of human resources, the transfer of technology and knowledge, and training.

Our Values:

Growth; Innovation; Creativity; Entrepreneurship; Connectivity; Empowerment.

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Technological infrastructure

High-capacity Broadband network installed throughout the area and high-capacity undersea optic fiber cable linking the island to the United States and Europe.

Free worspaces

Offices spaces available in a great location for companies that want to move to Terceira.

Free accommodation Senior Talent

Accommodation with high quality of comfort for senior talent, situated close to the nature.

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