Tv. São José, 455
Bairro Navegantes
Porto Alegre – RS
CEP 90240-200
51 3378-5656

we are the boiler institute
connections that accelerate innovation

We are a non-profit institute that connects people and initiatives through an innovation hub and a community that seeks greater competitiveness and fostering the new economy ecosystem. Founded by 42 large companies with the purpose of driving transformation through innovation. Located in an area of 22 thousand m², in the old industrial complex, which still houses the boilers imported from Europe by AJ Renner in the 1920s. Today the Instituto Caldeira is a space dedicated to activities related to innovation and the new economy, in addition to to be the headquarters of research, technology and innovation companies and operations.

Our Residents
Large companies, startups, universities and public authorities receive exclusive benefits, events and services from our ecosystem, in addition to having physical space within the Institute.

Our Strategic Partners
Our network of partners has large national and international innovation hubs. The Caldeira community can connect with these initiatives through events, missions and business meetings between these partners.

Our mission
Foster the innovation ecosystem by connecting everyone who is passionate about this purpose.

Our vision
Be recognized globally as a high-impact innovation hub

Our values
Simplicity: truth, transparency and humility.

Connections that accelerate innovation. We are an engaged community passionate about innovation.

Physical space
We are headquartered in a 22,000 m² building that has more than 20 meeting rooms, 4 event spaces and more than 120 coworking spaces for member use.

Boiler Community
We connect more than 400 organizations through matchmaking, internal chat tools and social and networking events, such as happy hours and monthly breakfasts.

Contents and Events
There are several weekly events that cover topics related to technology and innovation, startup pitches, discussions on open innovation, masterclasses on new technologies, among others.

Education and Talent Training
The Institute’s education platform, with exclusive physical space dedicated to education operations (Higher and Professional Education), training programs for new talents, such as the Nova Geração Program, and executive training tracks.

Startup Programs
We lead equity free development and acceleration programs for early stage and traction phase startups, in addition to offering partner benefits and subsidies to startups in the Caldeira community.

Innovation Programs
Open innovation programs to connect large companies and their business challenges to solutions from startups in Brazil and around the world.

Corporate governance
We adopt the best corporate governance practices also applied by large global organizations. Being part of the 3rd sector ecosystem, the Institute has a great responsibility in maintaining the highest level of governance, and to this end, it has a structure and strategic partners focused on this purpose.

Seeking to generate even more positive and transformative impacts, Caldeira has a strategic partnership with one of the main management and risk analysis consultancies in the world, ERNST & YOUNG ASSOCIADOS.