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11th October 2018

How do traditional Portuguese companies reinvent themselves while facing the challenges posed by the digitalisation?

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“Companies that create the digital. Companies that the digital recreated” – this is the theme that will gather about two hundred people in the Almeida Garret Library in Porto on 23 October at 10:30 AM. The challenges posed by the digital revolutionised several industries at a global level, namely the media industry, producing new types of consumers and new business models to generate revenues. The questions arising from these changes are multiple: how do traditional Portuguese companies reinvent themselves while facing the challenges posed by the digitalisation? What is the strategy of Portugal for the digitalisation in the Portuguese industry?

04th September 2018

Agriculture and Forest technologies with an investment of EUR 7.4 million will be exhibited in Valada do Ribatejo

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Five technological solutions – three used in agriculture and two used in forest – representing an investment of around EUR 7.4 million, will be exhibited in the largest agricultural fair in Portugal, the Agroglobal 2018. It will take place in Valada do Ribatejo (Santarém) between 5 and 7 September in the exhibition space of the Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science (INESC TEC) in the Agro Inov Pavilion (Technology Pavilion).

30th August 2018

Portuguese researchers win engineering competition in the USA

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Leonel Carvalho and Vladimiro Miranda once again won the competition organised by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), the world's most prestigious and largest professional organisation dedicated to the advancement of science and technology. This is the third time that the researchers of the Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science (INESC TEC) have won this competition organised by the IEEE, having won all the editions so far (in 2014, 2017 and 2018), also being the only Portuguese­ researchers to win the award. In order to solve the problems proposed in 2018 by the “Modern Heuristic Optimization” competition, both researchers were accompanied by three more researchers – Armando Leite da Silva, Carolina Marcelino and Elizabeth Wanner.

26th July 2018

€ 4M and Portuguese contribution to increase the wireless communications speed up to 10 times

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After three years, with the collaboration of 11 international partners and EUR 4 million funded by the European Commission, transmission speeds that achieved 10 Gbps (when the normal is 1 Gbps) were demonstrated for the first time at a global level. All thanks to some devices called resonant tunneling diode (RTDs), which are new wireless transceiver technologies that resembles small, low-cost and energy-efficient chips that allow the ultra-fast data transmission integrated with the optical fibre network.

23rd July 2018

Portuguese woman wins for the first time the best doctoral dissertation in Europe

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Margarida Carvalho is the first Portuguese woman awarded the EURO Doctoral Dissertation Award, a distinction that recognises outstanding doctoral dissertations in the operational research (OR) field. This is the first time that a Portuguese researcher wins this award that assesses the uniqueness and novelty of the thesis, the relevance for the OR field, the range and depth of the results, the inputs in the research areas and the quality of the corresponding publications.

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Efacec supports PhD students of FEUP

The company strengthens the focus on the young talent in partnership with the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto. (PT)

Date18th October 2018

SourceFórum Estudante

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Satisfaction in laboratories

The president of INESC TEC, José Manuel Mendonça, was satisfied with the increase of the funding for the sector proposed in the State Budget for 2019. (PT)

Date18th October 2018

SourceCorreio da Manhã

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Energy saving measures benefit household budgets and environmental protection

The European Commission is watching over the issue of energy efficiency and launched an initiative in Portugal in order to educate families on how to save energy and money. (PT)

Date18th October 2018

SourceVida Económica

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Mitsubishi chooses "innovation, flexibility and adaptability" as differentiating skills

The event "The Factory of the Future", which was organised by Mitsubishi Fuso Truck Europe, took place on 16 and 17 October in Abrantes. (PT)

Date18th October 2018

SourceMédio Tejo

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Efacec strengthens the focus on young talent

The Portuguese company, which operates in the energy, engineering and mobility sectors, was part of the FEUP Prime programme of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP). (PT)

Date18th October 2018

SourceHuman Resources Portugal Online

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The (Health) State of the budget

What does the State Budget bring back (and repeated) in the healthcare field? (PT)

Date17th October 2018

SourceObservador

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State Budget for 2019: Laboratories satisfied with "robustness of the funding" for science

The scientific laboratories were satisfied with the increase of the funding for the sector proposed in the State Budget for 2019. (PT)

Date17th October 2018

SourceVisão

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State Budget for 2019: Laboratories satisfied with "robustness of the funding" for science

The scientific laboratories were satisfied with the increase of the funding for the sector proposed in the State Budget for 2019. (PT)

Date17th October 2018

SourceTSF

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State Budget for 2019: Laboratories satisfied with "robustness of the funding" for science

The scientific laboratories were satisfied with the increase of the funding for the sector proposed in the State Budget for 2019. (PT)

Date17th October 2018

SourceSapo Online

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Press Kit

Institutional information

INESC TEC Visual Identity Manual

INESC TEC logo

Institutional Presentation

Team of Experts

Computer Science

José Nuno Oliveira

Software Quality (Software Engineering)

Luís Soares Barbosa

E-Govermment and Smart Cities (Software Engineering)

Paolo Masci

Security and Usability of Medical Devices (Software Engineering)

Francisco Almeida Maia

Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, Trust Clound and Internet of Things Infrastructures

José Manuel Valença

Data Security and Privacy

João Alexandre Saraiva

Green Computing (Software Engineering)

José Creissac Campos

Security and Usability of Medical Devices (Software Engineering)

Ana Nunes Alonso

Big Data, Data Base

José Miranda

Cryptography and Information Security

António Coelho

Graphic Computing and Visual Environments

Carla Lopes

Information Management, Information Systems

João Paiva Cardoso

Computational Systems of specific purpose

João Pascoal Faria

Software Engineering

João Barroso

Accessibility and Assisted Technologies

Alípio Jorge

Data Mining, Machine Learning, Artificial Inteligence, Recommendation Systems

João Mendes Moreira

Business Intelligence, Knowledge Discovery

Dalila Fontes

Operational Research, Problems defined in networks, Modeling and Optimization

Pedro Brito

Marketing, Consumer Behaviour, Tourism, Digital Technologies

Alberto Pinto

Dynamics and Game Theory

Paula Brito

Data Science, Multivariate Data Analysis, Statistical Learning

Industry and Innovation

Pedro Amorim

Drawing and Logistic's Optimization

Jorge Freire Sousa

Mobility and Transportation

Bernardo Almada-Lobo

Support Decision and Intelligent Systems

Ana Viana

Health Optimization and Decision

Ana Camanho

Performance Analysis

Rui Diogo Rebelo

Footwear industry, internal logistics, production layouts

António Correia Alves

Enterprise information systems, production innovation, project management

Luís Guardão

Construction industry information management, production planning and scheduling

César Toscano

Cyber-physical systems, Internet of Things

Hugo Miguel Ferreira

Industrial information systems integration, recommendation systems

Alexandra Sofia Marques

Natural resources management and engineering

Américo Azevedo

Competitiveness, business processes and operations, Industry 4.0

Jorge Pinho de Sousa

Mobility and transportation, decision support systems

António Lucas Soares

Collaborative networks, enterprise networks, enterprise information management

José Soeiro Ferreira

Systems optimization, decision support systems

António Paulo Moreira

Mobile Robotics

José Boaventura

Control, sensors, aquisition and data and LoT

Germano Veiga

Industrial and Collaborative Robotics

Filipe Neves Santos

Robotics in Agriculture and Forests

Hélio Mendonça

Control, sensors, aquisition and data and LoT

Power and Energy

Carlos Moreira

Network studying and renewable integration

Jorge Correia Pereira

Networks Management Systems

Manuel Matos

Planning and Reliability, Prediction and data knowledge extraction in energy

Vladimiro Miranda

Planning and Reliability, Prediction and data knowledge extraction in energy

João Peças Lopes

Network studying and renewable integration

Luís Seca

Prediction and data knowledge extraction in energy

João Tomé Saraiva

Electricity regulation and markets

Ricardo Jorge Bessa

Prediction and data knowledge extraction in energy

Networked Intelligent Systems

Jaime Cardoso

Processes of information and patterns recognition

Paula Viana

Multimedia Tecnologies

Manuel Ricardo

Communication's Networks

Henrique Salgado

Optical and electronic technologies

Hélder Filipe Oliveira

Processes of information and patterns recognition

Maria Teresa Andrade

Multimedia Tecnologies

Rui Lopes Campos

Communication's Networks

Luís Manuel Pessoa

Optical and electronic technologies

José Carlos Alves

Robotics and Automous Systems

Bruno Miguel Ferreira

Robotics and Automous Systems

Nuno Cruz

Robotics and Automous Systems

Nuno Dias

Robotics and Automous Systems

Aníbal Matos

Robotics and Automous Systems

André Dias

Robotics and Automous Systems

Hugo Alexandre Ferreira

Robotics and Automous Systems

Hugo Miguel Silva

Robotics and Automous Systems

Andry Maykol Pinto

Robotics and Automous Systems

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