INESC TEC’s Centre for Robotics in Industry and Intelligent Systems (CRIIS) developed a robotic system for disinfecting surfaces contaminated with COVID-19. Autonomous Robot for Disinfection at Hospitals (RADAR) was tested this Wednesday, July 29, at the S. Martinho Hospital, in Valongo.
30th July 2020
The development of scalable and flexible automation systems, which enable the optimisation and maintenance of production lines in real time, thus adapting the automation of a factory according to the immediate needs of production.
23rd July 2020
The ICARSC'2020 conference - 20th IEEE International Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions - awarded several works developed in the field of robotics in 2019. The researchers from INESC TEC's Centre for Robotics in Industry and Intelligent Systems (CRIIS) received three awards: “SPR Award for Innovation and Technology Transfer in Robotics”, honourable mention in the “SPR Award for the Best National Master’s Thesis in Robotics” and the first prize of the “Industrial Robot journal Best Paper Award”.
26th May 2020
The second edition of the SMEs support programme of the DIVA project, coordinated by INESC TEC’s Centre for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE), selected 68 innovative tech-based projects in the agro-food, environment and forestry sectors – among 255 proposals from six countries (Portugal, Spain, France, Greece, Italy and Ireland).
19th May 2020
The development of the first collaborative robotic cell in the advanced coating applications sector will be main outcome of the SAFECoating project - Safety Enhanced Collaborative Robotic Coating Cell.
28th April 2020
The Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) approved five INESC TEC projects under the "RESEARCH FOR COVID-19" financing line, with the Institute as the applicant entity in three of said projects - and a total of €85M funding. These initiatives will focus on the development of solutions to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
27th April 2020
RADAR – an Autonomous Robot for Disinfection at Hospitals - is one of INESC TEC's projects approved by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) within the scope of the exclusive line of financing to address the Covid-19 pandemic. The autonomous robot developed by the Centre for Robotics in Industry and Intelligent Systems (CRIIS) will help disinfecting rooms at hospital units, through sensors and UV lamps.
24th April 2020
CPPS 101 - Cyber Physical Production Systems 101 - is the name of the project that aims to improve the knowledge about cyber-physical production systems (CPPS) and smart manufacturing. The project was launched within the scope of EIT Manufacturing, an Innovation Community part of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), and is led by INESC TEC through the Centre for Industrial Robotics and Intelligent Systems (CRIIS).
23rd April 2020
The kick-off online meeting of the Mirrorlabs project took place on March 24. This project aims to create a software architecture that facilitates the integration of virtual and augmented reality and robots. INESC TEC is one of the project’s partners, through the Centre for Robotics in Industry and Intelligent Systems (CRIIS) and the Centre for Enterprise Engineering Systems (CESE).
20th April 2020
Determining water stress in plants is a critical task for the optimisation of water-based agricultural inputs and contributes to more sustainable and efficient processes. With this market need in mind, INESC TEC developed a technology capable of mapping the water distribution in the vegetation. The innovation called Water Percept is among the three finalists of the «Entrepreneurship and Innovation" award from Crédito Agrícola, in the "Production, Transformation and Commercialisation" category.
18th December 2019
The researchers of INESC TEC’s Centre for Robotics and Intelligent Systems (CRIIS) alongside the Portuguese company TALUS developed a painting robot that collaborates with humans.
31st October 2019
On 8 July, INESC TEC participated in the 16th COTEC Innovation Summit, with the theme "Leading 4.0 – Highway to manufacture value with people and intelligent machines”.
19th July 2019
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