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IoT-Based Precision Agriculture


"IoT Sensing Platform as a Driver for Digital Farming in Rural Africa" is the recently published article in Sensors magazine as part of the Special Issue IoT-Based Precision Agriculture.


Digital Transformation in Industry


Webinar on Digital Transformation in Industry: From Adaptation to Innovation, Thursday, June 18th, 3 pm. 


Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge


Applications are open. Submit your idea until July 31st.

Latest News



EyesOnTraps: Mobile solution for plague prevention in the vineyards


Plagues have become a serious threat to the quality of the grape and the yield of viticulture in areas, such as Alto Douro, where wine production is of great importance to the economic sector. The EyesOnTraps project proposes a mobile solution for plague prevention.



FRADE - Pervasive platform for fall detection, fall risk assessment and prevention


Researchers at FhP-AICOS are developing a technological platform that makes it possible to detect, screen and thus prevent falls among the elderly. The project, known as FRADE (Pervasive Platform for Fall Detection, Fall Risk Assessment and Prevention), consists of using wearable sensors that allow data collection and movement monitoring of seniors.



OPERATOR project values human aspects and promotes the well-being of industry professionals


Focused on the human component, the research project starts with direct monitoring of professionals and an analysis of their needs, from which it will be possible to observe elements such as the ergonomic position, intensity, working time and environment.


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.


Applied research designed to bring value to businesses and society, connecting: PEOPLE, INTELLIGENCE, THINGS.