Over recent years, there have been several social, economic, and environmental changes leading to the transformation of supply chains. The European project ReSChape focuses on this exact question, analysing the impact of said changes and presenting strategies and management models to improve the supply chains' sustainability and resilience. The project also aims to ensure that people are at the centre of businesses.
16th November 2023
How can science and technology support the industry in the digital transformation process, contributing to the creation of more sustainable manufacturing systems and supply chains? A group of INESC TEC researchers participated in the 32nd edition of the FAIM2023 International Conference to present the work developed by the institution in flexible automation and intelligent manufacturing - focusing on Deep Reinforcement Learning, Augmented Reality and Digital Twin solutions.
25th July 2023
On May 9, INESC TEC presented the i4.0 strategic and technological plan for the Advanced Production Systems (SAP) sector in the Entre Douro and Vouga region, developed within the scope of the SAP 4.0 project; the event took place at the SIMOLDES group test centre, in Oliveira de Azeméis. The session also featured the presentation of a success case within the scope of digitalisation, promoted by the company SIMOLDES PLÁSTICOS S.A.
12th June 2023
Henrique Diogo Silva, researcher at INESC TEC and PhD student at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP), is one of the winners of this year’s edition of the R&D@USA grant programme, promoted by the Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD) and the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). Those selected have the possibility to carry out a research internship in the United States of America.
20th February 2023
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
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
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
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
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
Almost 4 years later, the FASTEN project – Flexible and Autonomous Manufacturing Systems for Custom-Designed Products – came to an end.
17th August 2021
INESC TEC is part of the consortium of the rePLANT project, led by the collaborative laboratory ForestWISE, which aims to create new technologies and services, mostly supported by digital technologies, in the fields of integrated forest and fire management.
26th April 2021
Training activities on composite materials, multimaterial processing, material bonding processes, cyber-physical systems, digital twins and other topics.
15th April 2021
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