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Within TEC4Health, INESC TEC aims at becoming a key research institute with multidisciplinary advanced R&D with application in the health care providers (diagnosis and treatment); medical devices, medical informatics and pharmaceutic industry, contributing to the economic growth and sustainability, as well as to the health and well-being of the population.



The research lines followed by the scientific community aim at responding to the needs of some economic and societal sectors and activities.

Main domains and sectors of activity

Health, Sports and well-being industries

  • Rehabilitation
  • High performance evaluation
  • Health and medical tourism

Medical Devices

  • Monitoring health and health conditions
  • Personalised medicine
  • Novel micro and nano biossensor devices

Ambient Assisted Living

  • Active and healthy aging

Pharmaceutic industry

  • Processes optimization
Business Partnerships

Business Partnerships

In order to transfer and implement the technology in the market, we work with companies that can be our technological partners or end users of the solution.

Scientific Community

Scientific Community

TEC4HEALTH is developed by teams from a diversity of INESC TEC centres (CTM, C-BER, CEGI, CSIG), with external partners around a set of research lines.

Core and transversal R&D lines

  • Quantified self, following the trends of personalized medicine and self-monitoring activities for health sports and well-being
  • Snap-to and under skin advanced human sensing
  • Neuroengineering and human-machine symbiosis
  • Biomedical imaging processing
  • Health big data safety and security
  • Big health data mining
  • Business Analytics for clinical and operational management
  • Electromagnetic technology for health
  • Optogenetics and optonics micro and nano tools
  • Interoperability in Ambient Assisted Living

Complementary R&D partners

  • I3S
  • Faculty of Medicine, UP
  • Faculty of Sciences, UP
  • Portugal Health Cluster members
  • P.Porto
  • University of Porto
  • University of Aveiro
  • University of Minho
  • University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
  • Champalimaud Foundation

Network of international R&D partners 

  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Fraunhofer
  • University of Munich
Infrastructures & Labs


LaboratoryBiomedical Imaging Laboratory
LaboratoryNeuroengineering and Advanced Human Sensing Laboratory
LaboratoryBioInstrumentation Lab

TEC4HEALTH Infrastructures

LaboratoryLABIOMEP ‑ Porto Biomechanics Laboratory