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Industrial and Systems Engineering

European project explores innovative solutions to address extreme wildfires

The initiative seeks solutions at different stages of maturity: innovative ideas, prototypes, services, products, or community initiatives that aim to address the challenges associated with extreme wildfires - thus contributing to improve the safety of communities and the resilience of forests. The FIRE-RES project, featuring INESC TEC as partner, launched an Open Innovation Challenge and will grant the winners the possibility to develop their ideas and test their solutions in a network of 11 Living Labs, spread over nine countries.

11th October 2023


INESC TEC joins project to place Portugal at the forefront of the insect bioindustry

The InsectERA is a mobilising agenda that features close to 40 national entities. Funded within the PRR – Recovery and Resilience Plan, this agenda aims to develop, industrialise, and commercialise nutritional solutions for people, animals, and plants, while fostering opportunities for the cosmetics and bioplastics industries, as well as for the biomedicines sector. It focuses on the creation of organic waste recovery solutions, contributing to the sustainability of value chains.

23rd March 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 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


Journal founded by INESC TEC researcher receives SCOPUS indexing

The Journal of Innovation Management, a scientific publication founded by João José Pinto Ferreira – researcher at INESC TEC’s Centre for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE) – in 2013, received the SCOPUS indexing

22nd June 2021

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC supports the development of rural fire management platform

The results of the first phase of the Interoperability Platform of the Integrated Rural Fire Management System (SGIFR) were presented on May 14, at the event “Da Informação do Território à Decisão Estratégica em Fogos Rurais”, organised by the Agency for Integrated Rural Fire Management (AGIF).

31st May 2021


INESC TEC participates in project to promote forestry

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

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC promotes training sessions of the EIT Jumpstarter 2020 programme

This initiative came from a challenge launched by EIT Manufacturing RIS Hub Portugal, coordinated by INESC TEC, and included the participation of the FabInventors team (EIT Manufacturing).

22nd December 2020

Industrial and Systems Engineering

INESC TEC participates in an online co-creation programme to optimise the shelf life of food

The LL2FRESH programme, promoted by INESC TEC and COTHN-CC, ends this month.

22nd December 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


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


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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