Microio - Serviços de Electrónica, Lda. is an enterprise that creates integrated software and hardware solutions for its own products or for specific custom applications. With a strong R&D and innovation activity, in connection with Universities in Portugal and Europe, Microio uses cutting-edge technology in the development of products and services, fitting the customer’s needs.

Microio was founded in 1998 at the Enterprise Incubator of Universidade of Aveiro. Since then, a tight collaboration with this and other Universities is carried on, promoting above all innovation, creativity and knowledge. This has also impact on the recruitment of high qualified professionals in many areas and in a constant activity of in-company masters and PhDs.

Microio privileges communication with its clients, leveraging synergies and creating innovative products and services in which the result of R&D activities are often integrated. This attitude has resulted in the submission of national and international patents in several areas such as payments and communication systems. Accordingly, Microio has obtain an international certification in the systematization of product development and improvement of critical processes of the organization – ITMARK, thus integrating the restrict group of the first three Portuguese companies holding this certification. It is also worth to be mentioned the certification in accordance with the standard NP4457:2007 of its Integrated Management System and the certification of the Quality Management System with the ISO 9001:2008 standard.

With an annual growth in recent years far above the national average, Microio is in counter cycle of the portuguese economy, thanks to a solid management, a strong focus on technologically proven solutions and to a diverse range of products and solutions, giving an effective response to the main concerns of its vast market: security issues and increasing management efficiency in organizations.

Our company’s main goal is to create solutions to support the acquisition, processing and supplying valuable information
To be a reference company in the development of integrated hardware and software solutions
To look for innovative and valiable projects, with strong commitment in R&D and in the recruitment and qualification of its professionals
To become the leader in Portugal in the development of specialized electronic systems
Active sharing of knowledge, leveraging partnerships to anticipate and meet the needs of costumers
Strong commitment in meeting the client expectations
To support the personal and professional development of our employees, by promoting their motivation and learn
To spread innovative thinking, doing today what the others will only be able to do tomorrow
Microio main objective is to exceed customers’ expectations, focusing on communication and treating all information in a secretive and careful way in order to protect and save customer property, leveraging the synergies and creating innovative products . Other goals go through:
Fully meet the needs and expectations of customers through innovative products and services from research and development activities
Enhance value creation through the development of a good external communication
Monitor interfaces getting feedback on new business opportunities, the level of products and processes in partnership with customers, suppliers and other entities, and ensuring the circulation and transfer of knowledge from across the organization
Encourage a culture of innovation and creativity in order to develop ideas that contribute to the company’s competitiveness
Control / restrict access of sensitive information only to authorized partners and with the consent of the administration / customer / partner
Define security information objectives and monitor them annually ensuring confidentiality, accessibility and integrity in order to ensure that the system’s information will be kept confidential and accessible to those entitled only
Microio’ members meeting ensures compliance with the requirements of NP EN ISO 9001: 2008, NP ISO/IEC 27001: 2013, and best practices of NP 4457: 2007 as well of the certification in IT Mark, and commits itself to promote continuous improvement in order to provide the company with a responsible, competent, motivated and participative management model in the framework of a permanent optimization policy.

OUR HISTORY

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1998
2000

First Thermal Management System in Monfortinho Spa – BES Group
2002
2004

Deployment of access control in Vodafone in Parque das Nações, Lisbon
2006

SIGE selected by Totta Bank as national wide TottaEscolas product

Begining of internal I&D supported by the national research agency through the NITEC Program
2007
2008

Unicard Kids implementation in the Municipality of Aveiro
2009
2010

First product under the initiative M2M Optimus Connect – Unicard AnyWhere;

School Market Leader (overcoming 500.000 students)
2011

Unicard Kids implementation in the Municipality of Almada

Development of a laundry management and payment system – University of Beira Interior (UBI)

Beginning of internationalization (Brazil, Angola and Cape Verde)
2012

Development of a shower management system – client: UBI

Unicard Business Implementation in the University of Lisbon

Internationational certification in IT-MARK and in the NP4457 standard, in this case with its integrated management system
2013
2016

INTERNATIONAL PATENT approved in USA – Method and apparatus for the deterministic capture of a communication channel shared among contention based technologies”
2017

Implementation of Unicard School at The American School Foundation, in México

OUR TEAM

ADMINISTRATION
José Fonseca  Partner

Fernando Almeida  General Manager

ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL DEPARTMENT
Mónica Silva  General Advisor

Dora Semião  Administrative

Carla Ferreira  Administrative and IMS Manager

COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT
Ricardo Filipe  Business Director

Pedro Jesus  Business Manager

Inês Sousa  Marketing

Tânia Santos  Designer

Mário Caramujo  Costumer Support Director

Rafael Santos  Costumer Support

Rafael Laranjeiro  Costumer Support

Miguel Coutinho  Costumer Support

Cláudio Barbosa  Costumer Support

DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
Carlos Franco  Director of Development
SOFTWARE
Paulo Rocha  Software Director

Carla Pereira  Programmer

David Domingues  Programmer

Fábio Alvim  Programmer

Boris Chystov  Programmer

Pedro Quinta  Programmer

HARDWARE
Daniel Silva  Hardware Director

Andreia Abreu  Systems Analyst

Danilo Saraiva  Systems Analyst

Nelson Cardoso  Systems Analyst

Miguel Gomes  Systems Analyst

Ilan Pegoraro  Systems Analyst

Tiago Gonçalves  Systems Analyst

QUALITY AND DELIVERY
Filipa Tavares  Tester

André Rodrigues  Specification

OPERATIONS
Luís Tavares  Operations Director e Security Manager

Diogo Oliveira  Informatics Technician

Bruno Tavares  Informatics Technician

Pedro Alvarenga  Electronics Technician

Filipe Gonçalves  Electronics Technician

Daniel Santos  Electronics Technician