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.


OPERATOR - Technology integrated in fabrics allows to analyze workers' posture and prevent ergonomic risks


Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS research center (FhP-AICOS) developed a prototype integrated in textiles that, in a more natural and organic way, allows detecting repetitive movements that could cause ergonomic problems to workers.


SINATRA: Applying augmented reality to Industry 4.0


This project will allow the consortium to combine the knowledge between the different technical and scientific valences in order to develop an innovative, robust and versatile solution, able to streamline and facilitate industrial preventive and corrective processes.


Visiting FhP-AICOS, European Commissioner, Mariya Gabriel, states:


“With the help of cutting-edge technology, ethical AI and the Horizon Europe Programme, we will beat diseases like cancer and support our healthcare sector”.


ConPosting: LIPOR and FhP-AICOS jointly aim to increase the efficiency of waste management


As a way to improve the efficiency of waste management, LIPOR and FhP-AICOS are developing a technological solution that allows citizens to be part of the process, involving them in composting activities. ConPosting is the project under development that includes a set of sensors, a mobile application and a web portal.


Fraunhofer Portugal AWAM – new branch in Vila Real


From the visit of the Prime Minister of Portugal, António Costa, to UTAD, we highlight the installation of a branch of Fraunhofer Portugal AWAM in Vila Real. Fraunhofer Portugal AWAM is the new research center, under the umbrella of the Fraunhofer Portugal, dedicated to precision agriculture and water management.


Anathema project kicks off with international webinar: debate on the use of digital technology to promote sexual health in adults 55+


This webinar marked the kick-off of the Anathema, a European project for the promotion of sexual health, coordinated by FhP-AICOS research centre.


FhP-AICOS achieves 2nd prize in the IN3+ award and leads the certification process in Artificial Intelligence


AICeBlock is the project, led by Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS (FhP-AICOS), that became a finalist at the IN3+ award, organized by the National Press Casa da Moeda (INCM). 


Fraunhofer AWAM in the scientific structures supported by CCDR-N


Liliana Ferreira, executive director of Fraunhofer Portugal, was present at the event, together with other distinguished guests from the academic, scientific and political sphere of our country. 

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