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AICOS Training Course


Don’t miss the “Learning from Users” training, gain skills in User Research, UX, and Usability.


AICOS Present at AAL InfoDay 2020


Fraunhofer AICOS Research Funding Advisor, Rita Gil Mata and our Science & Technology Manager, Maria Costa, were in Wien, Austria at the AAL Info Day 2020, presenting some proposals of AICOS for the last call of AAL programme.


AICOS present at Design Research Portugal Community


Our researcher Francisco Nunes, was one of the invited speakers of the first event of the Design Research Portugal Community, that aims to bring together everyone interested in User Research and User Experience.


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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.