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INESC TEC's researchers win IEEE competition for the 3rd time

The researchers Leonel Carvalho and Vladimiro Miranda once again won the competition organised by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), the world's most prestigious and largest professional organisation dedicated to the advancement of science and technology. 

17th September 2018

Power and Energy

INESC TEC organised training course in the area of advanced analytical tools for energy systems

The Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES) of INESC TEC organised, under the EES-UETP (Electric Energy Systems – University Enterprise Training Program) consortium, the advanced training course “Advanced Data Analytics for Energy Systems”, which took place on 3, 4 and 5 September at the INESC TEC’s headquarters.

07th September 2018


Largest student and young professionals event with INESC TEC’S cooperation

The IEEE Student and Young Professionals Congress 2018 (IEEE SYP Congress 2018), which is the largest student and young professionals event for the Region 8 of IEEE (Europe, Africa, Middle East), takes place between 25 and 29 July at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP).

08th August 2018

Power and Energy

INESC TEC organises training course for the staff of REN

The Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES) with the support of the Centre for Industrial Engineering and Management (CEGI) organised an advanced training course on 27, 28 and 29 June and 2, 3 and 4 July for 15 staff of REN, both from Porto and Lisbon.

25th July 2018

Power and Energy

Evolutionary algorithm made in INESC TEC strengthens its international position

The optimisation method entitled EPSO (Evolutionary Particle Swarm Optimization), originally designed by Vladimiro Miranda and promoted in INESC TEC by Leonel Carvalho, researcher of the Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES) succeeds once again at an international level.

18th July 2018


INESC TEC participates in debate on Energy, Sustainability and Science

The cycle «Portuguese Economy and Industry 4.0 - The path of a new industrialisation", organised by the Publishing Group Vida Económica, in collaboration with INESC TEC, promoted its fifth and last conference dedicated to the subject of «Energy, Sustainability and Science». The initiative took place on 3 July in Guimarães at the Associação Comercial e Industrial auditorium.

18th July 2018

Power and Energy

The SUSCITY project coordinated by INESC TEC came to an end

The SUSCITY project, coordinated by INESC TEC, which was focused on developing and integrating new tools and services to promote the resource efficiency in order to improve urban decision makers with minimum environmental impacts, come to an end.

17th July 2018

Power and Energy

European project led by INESC TEC in the field of energy came to an end

The European project AnyPLACE, led by INESC TEC through the Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES) came to an end this month. After three and a half years, it was developed an energy management system capable of monitoring and controlling local devices according to the preferences of the end-users.

10th July 2018

Power and Energy

Project InteGrid organises events to gather industry and consumers during the month of July

The European project Integrid, coordinated by EDP Distribuição and in which INESC TEC is the technical coordinator, organised the event entitled “From Intelligent Energy Solutions to Disruptive Business Models” on 27 June at EDP headquarters in Lisbon.

06th July 2018


New coordination of R&D centres in INESC TEC

As a result of the election of the new associative bodies of INESC TEC, resulting in the nomination of some Coordinators of Centres to the Board, there was the need to identify new leaderships for the Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES) and for the Centre for Telecommunications and Multimedia (CTM).

05th July 2018

Power and Energy

INESC TEC has a technology patented in USA

INESC TEC has just seen the ACDC Cube technology patented in USA. The solution, developed by INESC TEC’s Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES), is a more compact and efficient electronic power converter. 

03rd July 2018

Power and Energy

INESC TEC and EFACEC renew their collaboration protocol for a further 25 years

On 22 June at 15:30 p.m. in the ANJE auditorium was signed a letter of intentions between INESC TEC and EFACEC for 25 years. The signature of the document took place precisely in the year that both institutions celebrate 25 years of partnership. From INESC TEC, it was José Manuel Mendonça, the President of the Board who signed the document while from EFACEC it was Ângelo Ramalho, the CEO of the company.

28th June 2018

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