IPEI is a unit associated to FEI University that is responsible for university-industry relations, and is supported by a non-profit foundation called “Fundação Educacional Inaciana Pe. Sabóia de Medeiros (FEI)”. IPEI was founded in 1975, and it is located in the São Bernardo do Campo campus of FEI University. IPEI has an infrastructure of labs and business offices, occupying an area of around 1,200 m2. IPEI has been recognized as an Institute of strong credibility and outstanding performance in the business sector, having more than 2,000 companies in its clients database, that make use of its testing laboratories in the fields of mechanics, textile and chemistry.
More and more companies look for quality and innovation for keeping their technological competitiveness. Therefore, IPEI has a large set of actuation branches ranging from calibration and testing, product and process optimization, application of technological solutions for specific requirements, study and introduction of new technologies, and incremental engineering.
For almost 40 year of continuing work, IPEI has also answered to the demands of special projects in all branches of engineering, including the assistance to independent inventors, through the technical support of FEI University researchers and professors.
To establish a strong network with the productive sector, bringing our clients satisfaction, by means of continuous improvement of our testing services and through high quality research, development and innovation projects.
IPEI´s values are strictly related to FEI University values: Ethics; respect to the people and to the environment; social responsibility; respect, attention and commitment to our clients; quality; confidentiality; competence; and creativity.
To maintain high customer satisfaction levels, improving continuously calibration, testing and analysis reports, with a commitment with quality and the good professional techniques, through the application of the quality policy and the procedures of the Institute.