The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (FEEC) of UNICAMP has a long-term tradition of partnerships and collaborations with the national and international productive segment, as state as private, as well as in the accomplishment of projects supported by research and development funding agencies.
Technological advancement has also been effectively supported through contracts with many industrial companies. Metropolitano de São Paulo, Ericsson, Embratel, and IBM are examples of successful partnerships in the FEEC's history . Projects and technical collaboration with FEEC have been important factors in the foundation and development of CPqD-Telebrás (today, CPqD) and CTI (today, Cenpra). They are examples of the role played by the FEEC in making the region of Campinas one of the major technological poles of Latin America.
FEEC offers continued and extended education in the areas of automation, telecommunications, biomedical engineering, computer applications , energy , and electronics. In general, these courses involve engineers from private companies and from governmental entities. Examples of companies that had have their collaborators attending courses at FEEC are: Cosipa, Vale do Rio Doce, Usiminas, CESP, CPFL, Ericsson, Embratel, Itautec, Lucent, Motorola, Nortel.
The extension activities accomplished in FEEC are coordinated by the Commission of Extension of FEEC (EXT-FEEC), formed by representatives of its departments and presided by a Faculty member.