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Excellence needs effective synergies

INESC position paper on synergies between European, national and regional funds and programmes for Research, Development and Innovation

27th May 2020

Computer Science

Follow the results of the research “Diaries of a Pandemic”

See here the detailed information on the results of the study between May 1 and May 18

27th May 2020

Computer Science

INESC TEC uses statistical and psycholinguistic indicators to detect fake news

In early May, the European Commission registered more than 2.700 daily articles with fake news related to covid-19 on social networks, including false or misleading posts. Those responsible for said European body even considered misinformation the “disease of the century”.

26th May 2020

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC awarded with several accolades by the Portuguese Robotics Society

The ICARSC'2020 conference - 20th IEEE International Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions - awarded several works developed in the field of robotics in 2019. The researchers from INESC TEC's Centre for Robotics in Industry and Intelligent Systems (CRIIS) received three awards: “SPR Award for Innovation and Technology Transfer in Robotics”, honourable mention in the “SPR Award for the Best National Master’s Thesis in Robotics” and the first prize of the “Industrial Robot journal Best Paper Award”.

26th May 2020

Power and Energy

INESC TEC technology reduces energy consumption in wastewater treatment plants

Researchers from the INESC TEC's Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES) developed the e-Predator Artificial Intelligence system, in partnership with Águas do Tejo Atlântico, part of the Águas de Portugal Group. Thanks to e-Predator, it’s possible to reduce the consumption of electricity in wastewater treatment plants by up to 20%.

21st May 2020

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC software helps preventing stockouts in hospitals and pharmacies

The KnowLogis - Expertise in Healthcare Logistics is an intelligent management system for the active and dynamic monitoring of the indicators of the most critical activities in hospital logistics. It estimates, quantifies and suggests correction and improvement measures.

21st May 2020

Industrial and Systems Engineering

The second call of the DIVA project will finance 68 SMEs

The second edition of the SMEs support programme of the DIVA project, coordinated by INESC TEC’s Centre for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE), selected 68 innovative tech-based projects in the agro-food, environment and forestry sectors – among 255 proposals from six countries (Portugal, Spain, France, Greece, Italy and Ireland).

19th May 2020

Institutional

INESC TEC is the Portuguese R&D institution with the most patent applications in Europe

For the third consecutive year, INESC TEC is in the top five of national entities with the most patent applications submitted to the European Patent Office. According to data announced by the EPO, INESC TEC submitted seven patent applications in 2019.

12th May 2020

Institutional

Project resorts to photonics and AI to predict the evolution of COVID-19 infection

A group of researchers from INESC TEC's Centre for Applied Photonics (CAP), Centre for Biomedical Engineering Research (C-BER) and Centre for Innovation Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE), together with the spin-off iLoF, is studying the implementation of a quick and low-cost tool based on personalised medicine, in order to predict the evolution of  Covid-19 viral infection in patients.

11th May 2020

Institutional

INESC TEC is developing a mobile app to track COVID-19 contagion

A team of researchers from INESC TEC is developing a mobile application for the quick and anonymous screening of COVID-19 chains of infection in Portugal - with the support of the Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto (ISPUP).

29th April 2020

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC evaluates the safety standards for the implementation of the first collaborative robotic coating cell

The development of the first collaborative robotic cell in the advanced coating applications sector will be main outcome of the SAFECoating project - Safety Enhanced Collaborative Robotic Coating Cell.

28th April 2020

Institutional

FCT approved five INESC TEC projects to fight against COVID-19

The Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) approved five INESC TEC projects under the "RESEARCH FOR COVID-19" financing line, with the Institute as the applicant entity in three of said projects - and a total of €85M funding. These initiatives will focus on the development of solutions to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

27th April 2020

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