The exploration of underwater resources at great depths is a challenge, as it requires sustainable capacities to control, observe, navigate and transport information.
14th August 2019
Last May and June, a team of researchers of INESC TEC's Centre for Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CRAS), composed of José Miguel Almeida, Carlos Almeida, Alfredo Martins, Ricardo Pereira, Eduardo Soares and Denys Sytnyk, participated with two underwater robots in two exploration missions, in a flooded mine in Ecton (the United Kingdom) and in a submerged cave of Molnar Janos.
29th July 2019
INESC TEC and CIIMAR developed an autonomous technology for monitoring, collecting and preserving the genetic material of the aquatic microorganisms almost immediately.
09th July 2019
For the second time, INESC TEC organised the Workshop IN THE BLACK’19, with the support of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT Raw Materials), with the theme: “Exploration, Extraction and Construction Opportunities for Underwater Technology”.
05th July 2019
On 6 June, INESC TEC’s Centre for Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CRAS) organised its First Open Day at the School of Engineering of Porto (ISEP).
18th June 2019
Blue entrepreneurship, research, innovation and investment. This was the motto of the 2019 edition of the European Maritime Day (EMD), an annual event promoted by the European Commission (DG MARE), which took place on Lisbon Congress Centre between 16 and 17 May and that had the participation of INESC TEC.
18th June 2019
Fábio Azevedo was the winner of the Portuguese Robotics Society Award for the Best National Master Thesis in Robotics completed in 2018, under the theme "Real-Time LiDAR-based Power Lines Detection for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles" within the work developed at INESC TEC's Centre for Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CRAS) and the School of Engineering of Porto (ISEP).
11th June 2019
The European project UNEXMIN, which was codeveloped by INESC TEC's Centre for Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CRAS), won an honourable mention in the awards of the Portuguese magazine Exame Informática in the “Innovation” category. The award ceremony took place on 9 May.
09th May 2019
It was at the beginning of April that the robot, developed under the European project UNEXMIN, was successfully tested in the former Urgeiriça uranium mine (Nelas, Viseu).
02nd May 2019
Underwater mining is already possible. It proved to be both economically profitable and favourable for the environment.
28th December 2018
In October, Ana Pires became the first Portuguese woman to obtain the scientist-astronaut diploma in the PoSSUM Scientist Astronaut Qualification Program, which was supported by NASA and taught at the Embry-riddle Aeronautical University (Florida, USA), one of the most prestigious universities in the United States for already having trained several astronauts.
26th December 2018
Ana Cristina Pires participated in the conference entitled “The Near Surface Geoscience Conference & Exhibition 2018”.
13th December 2018
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