The main objective of the Vine & Wine Portugal Agenda, supported by the Recovery and Resilience Plan (PRR) is to promote energy transition and digital innovation, while generating added value through the Portuguese winemaking sector. The development or presentation of mature technologies will be a key-element of the project, enabling the promotion of a more sustainable and environmentally friendly production – aspects that are quite relevant to a sector that’s highly influenced by climate change.
15th May 2023
INESC TEC is part of the of the project Hi-rEV – Recovery of the Automotive Components Sector, funded within the scope of the PRR (Recovery and Resilience Plan) mobilising agendas for entrepreneurial innovation. PALBIT, S.A. is the leading entity of this initiative, which features over 20 partners to support the digitalisation of the automotive components industry, while contributing to the sector’s adaptation to the changes associated with the energy transition.
24th March 2023
The development of a cost-effective autonomous system for the monitoring and phenotyping of perennial crops (vineyards, orchards and greenhouses).
24th March 2023
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
Do you have a vegetable garden for self-sufficiency? Is it complicated to go there sometimes, to check on the condition of your vegetables? Leandro Rodrigues, a researcher at INESC TEC, developed a technology to help producers monitor the growth rate of their crops. This robotic prototype earned him a place among the winners of the 2022 edition of the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge.
28th November 2022
The FD Controlo operational group promoted a field day in Amares (Braga) with close to 80 participants, representing partners and entities that studyflavescence dorée of the vines. The event included the presentation of the results in the area, namely an intelligent trap that will support the early detection of the disease.
23rd August 2022
The METBOTS project, developed by INESC TEC in partnership with ADVID - Vine and Wine cluster, won the "I&D que Marca" award, granted at the 2022 edition of the VIDA RURAL Awards.
27th May 2022
The research "Programming Robots by Demonstration using Augmented Reality", by Inês de Oliveira Soares, won the Award for Best National Master's Thesis in Robotics, awarded by the Portuguese Society of Robotics (SPR).
24th May 2022
A robot developed at INESC TEC's Centre for Robotics in Industry and Intelligent Systems (CRIIS) won the Robot@Factory 4.0, a competition part of the National Robotics Festival, which took place from April 29 to May 1, in Santa Maria da Feira.
23rd May 2022
The Weta robot, developed within the scope of the SCORPION project - promoted by INESC TEC's Centre for Robotics in Industry and Intelligent Systems (CRIIS) -, received the IF Design Award 2022.
18th May 2022
The SpecTOM and Smart Trap projects were acknowledged at the 8th edition of the Crédito Agrícola Entrepreneurship and Innovation award, an initiative that rewards innovative projects, with economic viability and significant benefits for society. SpecTOM won the Agro-Industry 4.0 category and Smart Trap (new designation is AgIoTrap) won the Born from Knowledge (BfK) award, granted by the National Innovation Agency (ANI). INESC TEC's Technology Licensing Office (SAL) supported the participation of said projects in this initiative.
09th March 2022
INESC TEC, in partnership with Pulverizadores Rocha, developed a sprayer robot for mountain vineyards, within the scope of the PRYSM project. This technology will decrease the use of pesticides and promote a more sustainable agriculture, as it will improve the spraying process by dispensing the right amount of product in the required places.
08th March 2022
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