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AICOS present at General Assembly of Project VITAAL


Our researchers Vânia Guimarães, Nuno Cardoso and Alberto Carvalho are in Zurich for the review Meeting of Project VITAAL, preparing the next set of trials that will start early next year.


AICOS present at 10th UNIDCOM/IADE International Conference


Fraunhofer AICOS researchers, Jorge Ribeiro and Max Kuhn, presented a case study with a nutrition-related system, our project LIFANA.


AICOS visiting Fraunhofer Institutes


Fraunhofer Head of Connected Things, Filipe Sousa and our Senior Researcher, Waldir Júnior, are in Germany, visiting a number of Fraunhofer Institutes, using the opportunity to foster future collaborations.

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AICOS’ technologies exposed at the largest international fair for the medical sector


Fraunhofer AICOS was present at MEDICA 2019, in Düsseldorf, Germany, from November 18th to the 21st, where side by side with the world's top medical device experts and companies, showcased Derma, Ophta and Micron, as part of AICOS’ flagship projects and portfolio items.



Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2019 - Awarded Ideas

This year’s special event celebrated the 10th edition of the Challenge and included, besides the contestants' presentations, a wrap up of the ten editions.




10 years of Research of Practical Utility


The Fraunhofer AICOS Research Center celebrated its 10th anniversary, last Friday, 27th September, at the Matosinhos Cruise Terminal.


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.