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Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2023


Applications to the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2023 are now open. Apply until July 31st.

Design and Creativity for promoting healthier work in Industry 4.0


Join us online on 22 & 23 June for an event that will dive into the topic of health at work and design methods.

Thursdays with Science - Open Session


Join us for the next session “Meeting some of the AI Potentials for Human Health: A Journey grounded on the Captivating Experiences of a Data Scientist” by Rui Henriques (IST & INESC-ID).

Latest News



“Innovation over Breakfast” gathers UPTEC startups at FhP-AICOS


Last September 20, innovation was on the menu at Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS. We hosted the first session of "Innovation over Breakfast”, an event which brought together some startups from UPTEC. 



New patent granted to FhP-AICOS’ solution


Fraunhofer Portugal was granted a European patent (EP3695775A1) on a Smartphone-based handheld optical device and method for capturing non-mydriatic retinal images.



FhP-AICOS: semi-finalist discovery award winner by the Longitude Prize on Dementia


The awarded solution proposed by the team consists of a ubiquitous, modular, artificial intelligence-powered human activity recognition solution, including a smartwatch and a smartphone app for people with dementia, a desktop app for formal and informal caregivers, and a repository of procedural tasks.


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.