Europe mapTecninvest is a private consulting and research firm incorporated in 1982 in Lisbon, Portugal as a spin-off of the leading engineering, architectural and planning consultancy practice in the country at the time. The firm incorporated several divisions of the mother company active in the areas of conceptual engineering, environment, energy, planning and applied research in business development and economic & social areas. These professional resources have a track record of more than 4,000 professional assignments and research projects for public and private clients both in Portugal and abroad.

The firm has a core cadre of own staff and permanent associate consultants of professionals, including university graduated and post-graduated experts in engineering, management, finance, marketing, social sciences and environment. Several dozens of associate consultants (technologists, industry analysts, market experts) are engaged regularly in company assignments on a retainer basis. The firm is focusing in the following fields:


Environment, energy and sustainable development.
Innovation & technology development.
Economic and Social Development
Entrepreneurship and SMEs.
Direct investment consulting.
Competitiveness, industries and markets.

Tecninvest is the Portuguese member of the following international organisations:

  •  EUROCONSTRUCT, the leading European construction forecast network providing detailed bi-annual construction market forecasts for the overall economy and all main construction sectors: residential construction, non-residential construction and civil engineering. These forecasts are presented at the EUROCONSTRUCT conferences and are also published in the EUROCONSTRUCT Country and Summary Reports, which are available for the general public after each conference. 
  • ENSR, the European Network for Social and Economic Research, a network of universities, research organisations and consultancies with 33 members representing all European states.