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We are using our know-how along with our human resources and our digital fabrication equipment to produce and donate face shields to IPO Porto.


Symbio Wired


“Symbio Wired” is happening online on the 4th and 5th of April. Fraunhofer AICOS’ researcher, Waldir Júnior, is talking about the “AFRICA” project. The symposium is free. Registration through the link below. 


Inclusive and Engaged HCI ...by Fraunhofer AICOS' team


"Using Illustration to Create More Inclusive User Interfaces for Older Adults" is the title of the paper featured in Interactions Magazine, issue March-April 2020.

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Fraunhofer AICOS’ application for solid waste management, ORERA, is launched


ORERA is the application developed by Fraunhofer AICOS’ research team through which citizens are able to inform, by sending a photo taken from their smartphones, about occurrences of accumulation of solid waste in certain places. The application was developed (and designed) for individuals with little digital literacy.



VITAAL: Interactive games for seniors help prevent urinary incontinence, falls and cognitive problems


VITAAL is an individualized multicomponent exergame training that uses gait analysis to formulate personalized interventions.



Hosting Master Students and encouraging Technology development


Every year Fraunhofer AICOS receives a group of master students in order to provide a professional environment for students to develop their research work. This initiative allows students to go beyond the academic reality.


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.