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Networked Intelligent Systems

INESC TEC welcomed Admiral Gouveia e Melo and presented roadmaps on training and research in Ocean Technologies

Admiral Henrique Gouveia e Melo, the Chief of Naval Staff (CEMA), visited INESC TEC on April 7. This visit focused on presenting the Institute’s contribution to the sustainable growth of Ocean Economy, namely research, development, testing, and validation of Ocean Technologies, as well as on exploring potential cooperation opportunities. The agenda also included a visit to “Mar Profundo”, INESC TEC’s multidisciplinary research vessel. 

28th April 2022

Networked Intelligent Systems

INESC TEC joins international partnership for space exploration

The Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science (INESC TEC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Institute of Astronautical Sciences (IIAS) to establish a partnership covering six areas of intervention: science, technology, engineering, mathematics, education, and space research.

28th March 2022

Networked Intelligent Systems

INESC TEC participates in Aquaculture Europe 2021

For the first time, INESC TEC participated in Aquaculture Europe 2021, an internationally acknowledged event in the Aquaculture sector, which took place between October 4 and 6 at the Pestana Casino Hotel, in Funchal (Madeira).  

28th October 2021

Networked Intelligent Systems

INESC TEC and IPMA develop technology for autonomous deep-sea exploration

INESC TEC’s Centre for Telecommunications and Multimedia (CTM) and Centre for Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CRAS) – in partnership with the Portuguese Institute for Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA) – developed a new long-range and broadband underwater communications solution to support autonomous deep-sea exploration.

26th October 2021

Networked Intelligent Systems

INESC TEC researchers develop innovative hybrid imaging system for underwater robotic solutions

INESC TEC researchers developed an innovative hybrid imaging system, capable of improving the three-dimensional perception of underwater robotic solutions. MARESye 2.0 is one of the projects supported within the scope of INESC TEC’s internal funding programme, the Internal Seed Projects.  

30th September 2021


New blood cell technology awarded at international conference

The researchers Rui Martins and Filipe Santos are part of the team that developed a portable clinical analysis technology that provides results in milliseconds.

27th August 2021

Networked Intelligent Systems

INESC TEC analyses forest fire risk management at European level

The FIRELOGUE project – Cross Sector Dialogue for Wildfire Risk Management – is INESC TEC’s new European project; it aims to promote initiatives focused on exchanging knowledge and best practices,towards reducing the risk of fire.

16th July 2021

Networked Intelligent Systems

Locating and gathering fishing nets via acoustic sensors and autonomous vehicles

The NetTAG project (Tagging fishing gears and enhancing on board best-practices to promote waste free fisheries) developed a technological solution based on acoustic sensors and an autonomous remotely operated vehicle (ROV), in order to locate and recover lost fishing gear. The solution was tested on June 25, off the northern coast of Portugal, near Póvoa do Varzim, marking the end of the project - with the involvement of INESC TEC's Centre for Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CRAS). 

12th July 2021

Networked Intelligent Systems

INESC TEC tested one of the most advanced underwater robots in the world

The testing of the UX-1Neo autonomous robot, developed to explore flooded underground mines, took place on May 27, at the old Urgeiriça uranium mine (Nelas, Viseu). These were the first tests of the robot developed by INESC TEC’s Centre for Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CRAS), within the scope of the European project UNEXUP.

28th May 2021

Networked Intelligent Systems

INESC TEC leads project that aims to "clean up" the Azores ports

INESC TEC, through its Centre for Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CRAS) is the leader of the PORT XXI - Space Enabled Sustainable Port Service project, which aims to develop and implement monitoring and environmental management solutions, in order to improve the management of complex activities and achieve zero pollution in the ports of Azores.

04th March 2021

Networked Intelligent Systems

INESC TEC project for the development of digital technologies to safeguard archaeological heritage

In November, INESC TEC launched the SHIELD project, focused on adapting an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) against looting activities at archaeological sites.

26th November 2020

Networked Intelligent Systems

INESC TEC supports ABB Marine & Ports in the development of an optimisation tool for the O&M in offshore wind farms

INESC TEC, as the coordinator of the European project ATLANTIS – The Atlantic Testing Platform for Maritime Robotics: New Frontiers for Inspection and Maintenance of Offshore Energy Infrastructures, is supporting ABB Marine & Ports for the development of an optimisation software that aims to improve the inspection and maintenance of offshore wind farms, in order to reduce costs and increase the efficiency, safety and sustainability of these structures.

26th November 2020

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