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Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC research selected to feature on top journal in the field of Health

The article Operations Research in Healthcare: a survey, by Ana Viana, a researcher at INESC TEC, was one of the 30 articles selected for the 30th anniversary issue of International Transactions in Operational Research (ITOR); the researcher’s work identifies the main contributions related to the optimisation of health problems between the late 1990s and 2010. The work was acknowledged as one of the most influential articles in the field

31st January 2023

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC promoted innovation workshops on digital transformation

Close to 40 entrepreneurs and managers, representatives of technology demonstrators and researchers from the scientific and technological ecosystem participated in the innovation workshops promoted within the scope of the SAP 4.0 project; the initiative took place at INESC TEC’s iiLab – Industry and Innovation Laboratory. The project is promoted by the Business Association of Oliveira de Azeméis (AECOA) and co-promoted by the Business Association of Santa Maria da Feira (AEF), with INESC TEC participating as technological partner.  

22nd December 2022

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC researcher among the winners of the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2022

Do you have a vegetable garden for self-sufficiency? Is it complicated to go there sometimes, to check on the condition of your vegetables? Leandro Rodrigues, a researcher at INESC TEC, developed a technology to help producers monitor the growth rate of their crops. This robotic prototype earned him a place among the winners of the 2022 edition of the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge. 

28th November 2022

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Project develops solution for the early detection of the flavescence dorée of the vines

The FD Controlo operational group promoted a field day in Amares (Braga) with close to 80 participants, representing partners and entities that studyflavescence dorée of the vines. The event included the presentation of the results in the area, namely an intelligent trap that will support the early detection of the disease.  

23rd August 2022

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC supports the digital transition of companies in the region between Douro and Vouga

INESC TEC applied its digital maturity assessment methodology to analyse and characterise the level of digitalisation of companies in the Douro and Vouga region. The work developed within the scope of the SAP 4.0 project, promoted by the Oliveira de Azeméis Municipality Business Association (AECOA) and the Business Association of the Municipality of Santa Maria da Feira (AEF), allowed evaluating the level of digital maturity of companies and draw a picture that will serve as a basis for the development of the strategic technological plan towards the adoption of digital technologies for the benefit of companies.

15th July 2022

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Project brings augmented reality solution to the automotive industry

What if factory staff could wear glasses that allowed them to see, besides the real environment, an additional set of information, like instructions on production or quality control operations? This is the goal of the DEO – Digital Enhanced Operator, a project that brings together INESC TEC, SkillAugment, and Volkswagen Autoeuropa; the goal is to integrate augmented reality into the automotive industry, improving the skills of operators and contributing to increased levels of productivity and production quality.

14th July 2022

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC participated in the Hannover Messe

Portugal was the partner country at the 2022 edition of the Hannover Messe, the largest industrial fair in the world, which took place between May 30 and June 2, in Germany.

09th June 2022

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Research made in INESC TEC won Robotics award

The research "Programming Robots by Demonstration using Augmented Reality", by Inês de Oliveira Soares, won the Award for Best National Master's Thesis in Robotics, awarded by the Portuguese Society of Robotics (SPR).

24th May 2022

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC won a competition at National Robotics Festival

A robot developed at INESC TEC's Centre for Robotics in Industry and Intelligent Systems (CRIIS) won the Robot@Factory 4.0, a competition part of the National Robotics Festival, which took place from April 29 to May 1, in Santa Maria da Feira.

23rd May 2022

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC robot wins international design award

The Weta robot, developed within the scope of the SCORPION project - promoted by INESC TEC's Centre for Robotics in Industry and Intelligent Systems (CRIIS) -, received the IF Design Award 2022.

18th May 2022

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

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