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Challenge 2021 - Last call


You have until July 31st to apply for the idea contest!


Summer Internships


Three openings for Bachelor or Master students in Informatics Engineering (or similar).


CEO Retail Forum


SIC Notícias and Expresso promote, once again, the reflection on the challenges national distribution will face. Liliana Ferreira is a guest of the webinar which will debate the topic on Wednesday, June 30, 5pm. 

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City Catalyst - Catalyst for sustainable cities


Within the City Catalyst project, FhP-AICOS is responsible for proposing and implementing the sensing infrastructure and sensing gateway, as well as helping in the development of the open innovation platform following a co-creation approach.


Mobilizing Agendas boost knowledge production and technology transfer in Portugal


On the 23rd of June, Prime Minister António Costa and the Minister of State, Economy and Digital Transition, Pedro Siza Vieira, presented at Porto Business School the «PRR Programs - Mobilizing Agendas for Entrepreneurial Innovation».


Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2021 – “Innovative Technologies for Sustainability”


Innovative ideas that can give rise to technological solutions with practical utility and an impact on society. This is the focus of the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge, an idea contest organized since 2010 with the aim of awarding the best ideas, based on MSc and PhD theses, carried out in Portuguese universities.


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.