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INESC TEC participated in workshop about rural fires

INESC TEC, as leader of the ForestWISE – Collaborative Laboratory (CoLab) for Integrated Forest and Fire Management, participated in the workshop “Science with impact – Integrated Rural Fire Management”, which took place at the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD), on February 10.

26th February 2020

Power and Energy

INESC TEC and EDP test innovative smart grid technologies in homes and companies

A total of 175 residential and business participants are testing new solutions aimed to improve the functioning of the electricity network, developed under the InteGrid project – coordinated by EDP Distribuição, with INESC TEC in charge of the technical coordination.

19th February 2020

Networked Intelligent Systems

«Best Practical Paper Award» for INESC TEC research on retinopathy screening

“EyeWeS: Weakly Supervised Pre-Trained Convolutional Neural Networks for Diabetic Retinopathy Detection” is the title of the scientific article that earned the Best Practical Paper Award at the MVA 2019 (International Conference on Machine Vision Applications) held in Tokyo, Japan.

14th February 2020

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC is developing an algorithm to optimise car sharing in Portugal

In 2017, almost 8 million people worldwide used car sharing as a means of transportation. Studies indicate that this number will increase five times by 2025[1]. In Portugal, there are three companies providing this service, all of them headquartered in Lisbon; they comprehend a fleet of 400 vehicles, which, compared to other European cities, represents a relatively low offer.

12th February 2020

Computer Science

INESC TEC project is the winner of international gamification competition

The European project BEACONING - Breaking Educational Barriers with Contextualized, Pervasive and Gameful Learning, developed in partnership with INESC TEC's Centre for Information Systems and Computer Graphics (CSIG), was the big winner of the “Gamification Software Award”. This competition aims to reward disruptive projects in the field of gamification.

10th February 2020

Computer Science

INESC TEC researcher wins contest with «augmented book» project

It won’t be a traditional book, but it won’t be an e-book either. It will support a learning model with innovative characteristics. This is the idea behind the “Augmented Book for the Creative Introduction to Programming”, a project by António Coelho, from INESC TEC’s Centre for Information Systems and Computer Graphics (CSIG), one of the winners of the competition for “Pedagogical Innovation Projects”, part of the “Promoting Pedagogical Excellence” programme by the University of Porto.

07th February 2020

Networked Intelligent Systems

INESC TEC and ESA will test technology to detect plastics in the sea

INESC TEC signed a contract with the European Space Agency’s (ESA) General Support Technology Programme (GSTP) to test sensor-based perception technologies capable of detecting plastics in coastal areas and shallow waters.

30th January 2020

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC leads the first European centre to test robots at offshore wind farms.

The first European centre for the real-time testing of marine robots is led by INESC TEC. The Atlantis Teste Center will be set up in Viana do Castelo and enable the validation of robotic solutions in the most extreme weather conditions of the Atlantic Ocean, namely concerning the assessment and maintenance of offshore wind infrastructures.

21st January 2020

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC solution for the media tested at Porto Canal

The tools developed by INESC TEC within the framework of the CHIC project – Cooperative Holistic View on Internet and Content were recently tested at PortoCanal. This was one of the 10 pilot-tests contemplated by the project, named Consumer-oriented and cloud-based TV production and distribution with decentralised inputs.

17th January 2020

Networked Intelligent Systems

The SLID project aims to improve the logistics processes by means of a product tracking system

INESC TEC’s Centre for Telecommunications and Multimedia (CTM), in partnership with Wavecom, launched a project to improve the transport and storage of products in indoor and outdoor environments.

17th January 2020

Networked Intelligent Systems

A project on mobile assets tracking ends with installation in Casa da Música

Two years ago, INESC TEC's Centre for Telecommunications and Multimedia (CTM) was challenged to create a solution for the management of mobile assets, in order to address the issues that large organisations - such as hospitals, industries or cultural centres - face in identifying and tracking equipment and processes, thus leading to the reduction of waste.

17th January 2020

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC presents recommendations for supply chains in 2030

During the final event of the NEXT-NET project, held in Brussels on December 17, INESC TEC presented the recommendations for supply chains in 2030. The recommendations are some of the outcomes of the project, which began in October 2017 and whose focus was increasing the production/distribution integration of supply chains, through a multisector and technological initiative aimed at defining research and innovation priorities for the future.

17th January 2020

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