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Former INESC TEC researcher distinguished with the SEMIKRON Young Engineer Award 2018

The former researcher of INESC TEC's Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES) and currently Head of R&D at startup AddVolt, Diogo Varajão was distinguished on 22 March in Stuttgart with the SEMIKRON Young Engineer Award 2018.

27th April 2018


From the idea to the patent

The enhancement and transfer of technology have been one of INESC TEC’s intervention priorities over the last few years. The establishment of the INESC TEC’s Technology Licensing Office (SAL) in 2014 was crucial to the real progress in the protection of the intellectual property created in the institute.

28th March 2018

Power and Energy

INESC TEC organises energy efficiency workshops

On 21 and 22 March, INESC TEC organized a number of initiatives related to energy efficiency in partnership with other FEEdBACk members.

27th March 2018

Power and Energy

Researcher from INESC TEC joins the editorial board of IEEE

15th March 2018

Power and Energy

UPGRID project's final event was held in Madrid

The goal was achieved: four smart grids demonstrators were set in Europe until 2017: Bilbao (Spain), Lisbon (Portugal), Åmål (Sweden) and Gdynia (Poland). Three years later, the European project UPGRID ended and the final event was held on 21 February at Iberdrola headquarters in Madrid. 

14th March 2018

Power and Energy

European project SmartGuide presents results to plan Smart Grids in Porto

The European project SmartGuide (Defining Planning and Operation Guidelines for European Smart Distribution Systems), presented on the 25th and 26th of January the results to the development of tools to plan and operate smart electric networks.

31st January 2018

Power and Energy

Paper by INESC TEC researchers among the most popular in IEEE

In the scope of the work developed at the Centre for Power and Energy (CPES) of INESC TEC, João Peças Lopes, Administrator of INESC TEC and Professor at the Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto (FEUP), Carlos Moreira, also Professor at FEUP, and André Madureira, all researchers at CPES, are the authors of the article “Defining control strategies for MicroGrids islanded operation”, available at IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Xplore Digtal Library.

29th January 2018


INESC TEC leads energy efficiency project

The new European project in the area of energy systems is called FEEdBACK (Fostering Energy Efficiency and BehAvioural Change through ICT) and is led by INESC TEC. The kick-off meeting was held on 2 and 3 November in the city of Porto.

18th December 2017

Power and Energy

INESC TEC in European project to increase the integration of renewable energy sources

INESC TEC’s most recent project is called EU-SysFlex and it started in November.

15th December 2017

Power and Energy

INESC TEC researcher wins REN award

Bruna Tavares, researcher at the Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES) of INESC TEC, has won the oldest existing Portuguese science award. This ceremony took place on the afternoon of 17 November at the Hotel Ritz, in Lisbon. 

14th December 2017

Power and Energy

"InteGrid Day" gathers more than 100 people in Porto

INESC TEC hosted the "InteGrid Day" on the afternoon of 23 November at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto.

06th December 2017


Porto Water Innovation Week with the participation of INESC TEC

INESC TEC participated in the Porto Water Innovation Week (PWIW), an initiative that transformed the city of Porto into the European capital of water and innovation, which took place between the 24th and the 30th of September at the Alfândega Porto Congress Centre.

06th October 2017

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