FhP-AICOS team awarded for Best WIP Paper for Emerging Technologies


The paper has been published in the scope of the PhD of Carlos Resende, and also as a result of the work developed on the ongoing project City Catalyst. Senior researcher, Waldir Moreira Júnior, and Luís Almeida, Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at FEUP, are co-authors.



FhP-AICOS hosts DEI/FEUP in a meeting to foster cooperation and knowledge


During the informal gathering, there was a brief presentation of the main activity areas of FhP-AICOS, with demonstration of solutions that illustrate our work and competences.



FhP-AICOS’ technology showcased to businesswomen from RML


Rede Mulher Líder (RML) is a business network for women and a space of ​​trust, reflection, knowledge sharing and business improvement, in group and in bilateral contacts.



ELAPSE – Result presentation


Now that the project came to an end, the results were presented in an event that gathered researchers and representatives from different institutions involved in the ELAPSE project. At this final event, FhP-AICOS led a roundtable on “The impact of the pandemic on research with the elderly: the role of technology”.



HomeSenseALS – Improving life quality for people with ALS


In the scope of the HomeSenseALS project, Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS, together with Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes (IMM), is designing a solution that aims to monitor people living with ALS, with the purpose of improving the knowledge on the disease and, ultimately, their quality of life.



Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS develops technology to promote the autonomy of patients with cerebral palsy


Aiming to create technology with practical utility, Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS has partnered with Associação do Porto de Paralisia Cerebral to develop a digital solution that promotes the autonomy of people living with cerebral palsy.



German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, refers to Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS as “great success”


The speech by the German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, as well as the Portuguese Prime Minister, António Costa, marked the opening of the Hannover Messe, considered one of the largest industrial fairs in the world which takes place until the 2nd of June.



Saxon parliament committee takes a peek at FhP-AICOS’ technology


A group of parliamentarians from Saxony has visited the Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS’ branch offices at Lisbon. With around 25 people, the visiting group included the Saxon State Minister for Social Affairs and Social Cohesion, Petra Köpping, the Chairman, Susanne Schaper, and the Vice-Chairman, Doreen Schwietzer. 



Derm.AI: FhP-AICOS develops digital solution that speeds up early diagnosis for skin cancer


Researchers from Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS have developed a digital solution with the aim of making the process of referencing skin lesions more efficient. The technology that results from the Derm.AI project consists of two components: a mobile application and an Artificial Intelligence software.



Digital transformation: optimizing and improving


Optimizing processes, reducing costs, increasing efficiency, and improving employees’ performances are some of the goals when it comes to digital transformation. For FhP-AICOS’ competencies in this field, a new technological solution is on track aiming to automatize traditionally manual processes, resulting in time and cost saving.



Project AFRICA: FhP-AICOS develops sensing platform to provide information on the state of the soil


FhP-AICOS’ participation in the project consisted of the development of an IoT sensing platform with the goal of supporting a green-energy driven technology solution to allow the on-site, cost-affordable fertiliser production to small-scale farmers in Africa. 

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