UTPL’s Science and Technology Park comprehensively educates professionals capable of tackling the 21st century’s scientific and technological challenges, making state-of-the-art infrastructure available to students and professors, with state-of-the-art technology to create prototypes that meet the real needs of industry and society at large

UTPL's academic training program enables research and innovation on various topics such as: electronics and applied robotics, telecommunications and antennas, data science, artificial intelligence, innovation in architectural technologies, innovation and research, food, and digital communication and culture.


Chair of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Through this chair, UTPL students are encouraged to make business from their classrooms, being part of a comprehensive training program that fosters innovative spirit, generates culture, and strengthens UTPL's skills model

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PHASE 1: Ideation

Training in topics of creativity, innovation and ideation

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PHASE 2: Business model

Training in value proposition issues, customer definition, key partners, and cost structure

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PHASE 3: Incubation

Executing and validating the business model






Technical certifications

Cisco UTPL Academy

Cisco Networking Academy is an Information Technology (IT) skills development and vocational training program for educational institutions and individuals around the world, looking to perform successfully within a digitized economy

This contribution strengthens academic contributions to global education, seeking to develop effective solutions and responses for societal construction

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Academia Cisco Enlace



MOOC courses


UTPL's massive open online courses (MOOCs) seek to create authentic learning communities in various areas of knowledge, which are accessible so that anyone can enroll for free under two modalities of study: self-instructional (autonomous, ongoing training through pre-established pedagogical orientations, practical activities and gamifying resources) and with teacher support (training under an instructor to guide methodological, active, innovative learning with continuous evaluation of the outcomes)

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Technical certifications


The Center for Innovation and Development in Industry and Mining (CIMA) is a project that contributes to training and certification in competencies and workplace skills for workers, operators and professionals in technical areas, providing:

  • Courses
  • Training programs
  • Certifications
  • Online courses
  • Consultancies
  • In-house programs

Full offer on: Cima



EDES Business School



EDES is our UTPL’s business school, providing educational programs for entrepreneurs or managers of companies at their different stages of development, pursuing quality higher education, with access to content and professors from prestigious international business schools with flexibility in their training modality such as distance, face-to-face and semi-presence study, to boost business talent and generate development in Ecuador and Latin America.

EDES offers In-Company programs to impact and enhance the performance of companies, directly linking with their needs and corporate objectives. Among its main benefits is the fact that they are unique programs (custom designed), with national coverage and practical methodology that impacts individual and team performance with our UTPL quality guarantee.

Full offer on: EDES