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Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC reaches the podium at the 8th edition of the Crédito Agrícola Entrepreneurship and Innovation award

The SpecTOM and Smart Trap projects were acknowledged at the 8th edition of the Crédito Agrícola Entrepreneurship and Innovation award, an initiative that rewards innovative projects, with economic viability and significant benefits for society. SpecTOM won the Agro-Industry 4.0 category and Smart Trap (new designation is AgIoTrap) won the Born from Knowledge (BfK) award, granted by the National Innovation Agency (ANI). INESC TEC's Technology Licensing Office (SAL) supported the participation of said projects in this initiative.

09th March 2022

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC develops autonomous robot to prevent pests, diseases, and insects in mountain vineyards

INESC TEC, in partnership with Pulverizadores Rocha, developed a sprayer robot for mountain vineyards, within the scope of the PRYSM project. This technology will decrease the use of pesticides and promote a more sustainable agriculture, as it will improve the spraying process by dispensing the right amount of product in the required places.

08th March 2022

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC develops technology to improve the quality of public transport services

The team of the opti-MOVES project, led by INESC TEC, developed a technology that combines diagnostic and optimisation methods to improve the quality of intermodal urban public transport services, supporting the decision-making process and the definition of urban policies.

26th January 2022

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC leads project to improve productivity and quality of wine production

The Centre for Robotics in Industry and Intelligent Systems (CRIIS) and the Centre for Applied Photonics (CAP) at INESC TEC will develop an automatic platform to integrate robotic-assisted intelligent photonics sensors, with artificial intelligence and systems biology.  

10th January 2022

Industrial and Systems Engineering

New tool will assess the environmental impact of different retail business models

INESC TEC coordinates the e-LOG project, whose objective is to assess the environmental impact of different retail and distribution strategies, considering the origin and destination of the products sold, their nature and transportation methods.

03rd January 2022

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC leads project to prevent food waste

INESC TEC is leading a project that aims to tackle food waste, by improving operational efficiency in the food value chain. The project, called Be Fresh – Integrating Consumer Behavior to Improve Food Value Chains, falls in with three of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), namely ending hunger, promoting sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, and ensuring sustainable consumption and production patterns. INESC TEC's new project will start in January 2022.

15th December 2021

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Autonomous robots to spray vines tested for the first time in Portugal

The first demonstration event of the European project SCORPION – focusing on the development of autonomous robots to spray mountain vineyards, without wasting chemicals, and with environmental and economic benefits - took place this month, at INESC TEC and at Quinta do Seixo (Pinhão)-  

29th November 2021

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC researchers receive research and teaching awards

Four INESC TEC researchers in the field of industrial management engineering received research and teaching awards by the Portuguese Association of Operational Research (APDIO) and by the School of Engineering of the University of Minho (EEUM), respectively.

23rd November 2021

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC's iiLab welcomed an event about EIT Manufacturing

On October 13, INESC TEC's Industry and Innovation Laboratory (iiLab) hosted an event dedicated to showcase the technologies developed by INESC TEC over the past two years, within the scope of the EIT Manufacturing initiative.

28th October 2021

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC involved in a pilot-project by the new European Commission network

INESC TEC's Centre for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE) was part of the pilot-project by the new European Commission (EC) network, "CREATE Europe in", a platform to promote cooperation between the different EC contact points in each country, to facilitate the citizens and businesses' access to information about the EC's areas of action.

27th August 2021

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Structure for efficient production of customized products installed successfully

Almost 4 years later, the FASTEN project – Flexible and Autonomous Manufacturing Systems for Custom-Designed Products – came to an end.

17th August 2021

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC acknowledged by the Portuguese Robotics Society

The Portuguese Robotics Society (SPR) awarded several works developed in the field of robotics in 2020.

01st June 2021

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