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AHEAD Portugal on the news


Here you can read the Jornal de Negócios’ article on the Fraunhofer Portugal technology transfer program, AHEAD Portugal!


AHEAD Portugal


The AHEAD Portugal Bootcamp started today! Check out the videos from each team/idea.


Prémio Professor J. F. Silva Gomes


MSc Student Pedro Brandão has been awarded the Professor J. F. Silva Gomes Award for his dissertation. Watch the awarding ceremony tomorrow (January 13, 5pm), by clicking on the link below.

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TexBoost – Innovative solution to improve surf performances


This solution has been developed by FhP-AICOS within the TexBoost project which has recently come to an end. The closing event brought together all the partners for the presentations of the work and results achieved.



TAMI - High-performing XAI systems for application in medicine


TAMI is an international project aiming, specially, at building high-performing Explainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI) systems for application in medicine, whose workings and outputs can be understood and cross-examined by users through human-friendly explanations of the automated results.



AHEAD Portugal: 6 teams are making a run for creating FhP based technology startups


The technology transfer, entrepreneurship, and innovation internal program, AHEAD Portugal, was launched last September. Now that the application period has ended, the results show an outstanding outcome with the registration of 6 teams, in a total of 16 participants.


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