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INESC TEC participates in the Portuguese edition of the Energy Academy

On April 28 and 29, the Clean Energy for EU Island Secretariat will organise the Energy Academy, in Madeira, dedicated to the Portuguese islands. With this event, the Secretariat team - together with RdA Climate Solutions and the Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science (INESC TEC) - aims to support the inhabitants of the islands to select, assess, execute and communicate their energy transition projects.

Date 08th April 2022

Portugal 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.

Date 28th March 2022

Researchers developed a non-invasive technique to characterise lung cancer

Lung cancer is one of the most common and deadliest in the world. The biopsy is the method used for its diagnosis and characterisation, and although it allows obtaining valuable information, it could lead to certain clinical issues. The LuCaS (Lung cancer screening - A non-invasive methodology for early diagnosis) project aims to make decision support systems in the characterisation of lung cancer more objective and quantitative. 

Date 08th March 2022

INESC TEC develops technology to detect driver fatigue

According to the Portuguese Road Safety Authority, car accidents have a very significant impact on our society, with drowsiness being one of the main causes of accidents in Portugal. This was the basis for the development of the project AUTOMOTIVE – AUTOmatic multimodal drowsiness detection for smart VEhicles, which focused on the study and development of methodologies for driver monitoring, with particular emphasis on fatigue and drowsiness detection, using sensors on the steering wheel. 

Date 14th February 2022

INESC TEC sells technology patent to the international market for the first time

C4MiR – Control Module for Multiple Mixed-signal Resources Management is the name of the Portuguese technology developed by INESC TEC in partnership with the University of Porto (U.Porto), whose patent family has just been sold internationally. C4MiR will have a strong impact on the electronics industry, since it allows testing and calibrating sensors part of wearable devices, thus improving their lifetime while reducing time production and the costs of electronic chips.

Date 14th December 2021

Portuguese researchers develop technology for autonomous deep-sea exploration

The Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science (INESC TEC) and the Portuguese Institute for Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA) developed a new long-range and broadband communications solution for underwater environments, to support autonomous deep-sea exploration.

Date 20th October 2021

Portugal leads European project in science education on Public Health challenges

The PAFSE project – Partnerships for Science Education – comprehends nine institutions from four countries – Portugal, Greece, Cyprus, and Poland. In Portugal, it is led by the National School of Public Health and supported by the Directorate-General for Education and the Directorate-General for Health. The European Commission (EC) allocated €1.46M to fund the project. This is good news for the country, since it has a positive impact on the Portuguese participation and leadership in the European research support programme.

Date 13th October 2021

Researchers resort to light spectrum to assess the ripeness of grapes in the Douro region

Researchers from the Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science (INESC TEC) developed a mobile platform for 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.

Date 04th October 2021

Study shows that online shoppers value convenience to speed when purchasing

The scientific article was published in the MIT Sloan Management Review (U.S.A.) and co-authored by a Portuguese researcher.

Date 27th September 2021

Portugal part of European public-private partnership to accelerate the development and production of vaccines

The Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 (IMI2) mobilised more than €33M to support Inno4vac, an innovative public-private partnership to accelerate vaccine R&D timelines. This initiative will focus on the design and application of innovative and highly advanced predictive models to speed up the development and production of new vaccines. The Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science (INESC TEC) and the NOVA School of Science and Technology | FCT NOVA represent Portugal in this project. 

Date 20th September 2021

Researchers from Porto test the use of Artificial Intelligence in the early diagnosis of gastric cancer

Date 13th September 2021

Portugal will demonstrate the potential of offshore hybrid energy

Data obtained from an offshore wind farm, located off Viana do Castelo, together with those produced by the Aguçadoura's wave farm, will demonstrate the potential of combining both production technologies.

Date 09th September 2021

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