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31.10.2019

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.

 

 

30.9.2019

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.

 

18.9.2019

Fraunhofer Best Portuguese PhD/MSc Thesis in Biomedical Engineering Competition

 

The goal of Fraunhofer Best Portuguese PhD/MSc Thesis in Biomedical Engineering Competition is to distinguish PhD and MSc thesis sponsored by the Portuguese Society of Biomedical Engineering.

 

18.9.2019

The President of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft visited Fraunhofer Portugal

 

For the second time in our 10 years history, the president of the largest applied research organisation in Europe, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, visited this Monday, September 16th, the Fraunhofer Portugal headquarters.

 

 

4.9.2019

US patent granted to Fraunhofer Portugal

 
Another significant milestone achieved by Fraunhofer Portugal, with the attribution of the US patent: “Position Tracking for a Bearer of Mobile Device”.
 

3.7.2019

Fraunhofer AICOS present in Mozambique

 

Under the scope of Sustainable Villages for Development (SV4D) project, developed by Fraunhofer AICOS, in partnership with ARCTEL and FSAU/ARECOM, our researcher Waldir Júnior was in Mozambique, on May 27th, for the official inauguration of the SV4D infrastructure.


 

 

 

3.7.2019

AICOS joins ProjectAfrica, funded by LEAP-AGRI, to leverage the potential of computer vision, sensor integration and smartphones in agriculture

 

In line with previous efforts to tackle the challenges of the present and the future in the area of digital farming, AICOS has joined ProjectAfrica (“On-site air-to-fertilizer mini-plants relegated by sensor-based ICT technology to foster African agriculture”).

 

3.7.2019

Fraunhofer AICOS present at the Medical School of the University of Porto

 

AICOS’ Micron portfolio was showcased by our researcher Luís Rosado, who was as guest speaker at the “Basics of Clinical Pathology” course, at FMUP, on May 24th.

 

3.7.2019

Cooperation between Institutes is one of the core pillars of Fraunhofer’s success strategy

 

To foster this idea, Fraunhofer AICOS conducted a serie of visits to selected research centres in Germany, having visited: Fraunhofer FIT, Fraunhofer IESE and Fraunhofer IAO.

 

 

3.7.2019

The winners of the Fraunhofer Portugal Tech Transfer Awards 2019 have been revealed!

 

Competing in this years’ edition were R&D projects from areas such as: smart vehicles; urban mobility; energy management for buildings; and maritime community networks and services.

 

7.6.2019

Fraunhofer AICOS present at AI for Good Global Summit



The Head of Intelligent Systems, Inês Sousa and our senior scientist, Maria Vasconcelos were present at the AI for Good Global Summit in Geneva, Switzerland from 28th to 31st May.

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