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
The Centre for Robotics in Industry and Intelligent Systems (CRIIS) and the Centre for Applied Photonics (CAP) at INESC TEC will develop an automatic platform to integrate robotic-assisted intelligent photonics sensors, with artificial intelligence and systems biology.
10th January 2022
The first demonstration event of the European project SCORPION – focusing on the development of autonomous robots to spray mountain vineyards, without wasting chemicals, and with environmental and economic benefits - took place this month, at INESC TEC and at Quinta do Seixo (Pinhão)-
29th November 2021
Researchers from the Centre for Applied Photonics (CAP) and the Centre for Robotics in Industry and Intelligent System (CRIIS) developed a mobile platform dedicated to the metabolic monitoring in precision viticulture. The solution integrates advanced sensors using light to measure the organic changes that occur in the plant, in order to ensure the harvest's high quality. This is the first technology of its kind in the world, and is being tested in the Douro region, at Quinta do Seixo and Quinta dos Aciprestes.
04th October 2021
INESC TEC is one of the entities involved in the project “Smart Farm 4.0: smart solutions for sustainable, predictive and autonomous agriculture”, whose main objective is the development of innovative and accessible solutions - based on industry 4.0 (Internet of Things – IoT, artificial intelligence, big data, cyber-physical systems, and autonomous robots) - for application in the agricultural sector.
06th September 2021
Almost 4 years later, the FASTEN project – Flexible and Autonomous Manufacturing Systems for Custom-Designed Products – came to an end.
17th August 2021
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