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Kick off of new project LEAP-AGRI

Researcher Filipe Soares travelled to Italy for the kick-off meeting workshop of a a long term EU-Africa research and innovation partnership on food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture.​


FallSensing Home solution being tested at AICOS' Living Lab


Volunteers from our COLABORAR network are testing and providing feedback on a version of the exercise platform meant to be used individually, at home.​


LITmaker project to be presented during Web Summit


AICOS' researchers created the LITmaker solution during Gulbenkian's Hack for Good hack-a-thon, and were invited to join the initiative's booth at Web Summit.​

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Fraunhofer Portugal amongst top rank in call to support scientific employment


Fraunhofer Portugal was the 2nd best ranked private research centre, and 12th overall, in a ranking of Portuguese institutions that applied for FCT’s (Foundation for Science and Technology) Scientific Employment Stimulus.



Researchers complete successful trial of SmartBEAT technology


Researchers at Fraunhofer AICOS concluded this month a 3-month long pilot trial of the SmartBEAT technology. With a kit of sensors and a smartphone app instead of ECG monitors, at home instead of the doctor's office, 10 patients with Heart Failure monitored their own conditions. 



Citizens in Mocuba and Alto Molocue now connected to the
internet thanks to SV4D project


This month, the first pilot of the SV4D project took AICOS’ researchers to Mocuba and Alto Molocue Districts in Mozambique.


Rapid Prototyping

We help our partners create early prototypes of technology to enable technical verification and quick decision making. Rapid prototyping services at AICOS include software and hardware.

Innovation Studies

We offer custom-designed studies, analyses of the state of the art, and technology assessment. In order to tailor technology to users’ needs and demands, we also help our partners gain in-depth knowledge of their target groups.

Education and Training

As part of our catalogue of services, we offer technical and scientific workshops, as well as professional training, in order to increase capacity building within our partners’ and clients’ teams.


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