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Portuguese technology will facilitate the access to identification documents by citizens across the world

According to the UN and the World Bank, approximately one billion people worldwide do not own a legal identification document, an obstacle that can limit their access to essential services, such as healthcare and education. The IDINA - Inclusive Non-Authoritative Digital Identity, led by the Institute for Systems and Computers Engineering, Technology and Science (INESC TEC), aims to create an effective and inclusive identification platform open to all citizens, in countries that do not have central identification systems (civil registration infrastructures).

Date 29th March 2021

Spin-off from Porto awarded €100K by Portugal Ventures to expand clinical trials in patients with Parkinson's disease

The spin-off inSignals Neurotech, dedicated to the development of medical devices for the quantification of motor symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases, in order to obtain better clinical results, received €100K through the INNOV-ID funding call - an initiative promoted by Portugal Ventures, focusing on the measures established by the Government to capitalise Portuguese companies during the pandemic.

Date 24th March 2021

Researchers develop autonomous robots to spray vines with greater precision

Developing autonomous robots to spray mountain vineyards, without wasting chemicals, and with environmental and economic benefits. This is the main goal of the European project SCORPION - Cost effective robots for smart precision spraying, led by the Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science (INESC TEC). 

Date 22nd March 2021

New tool will make Artificial Intelligence more explainable, transparent and reliable

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is progressively becoming the basis of decision-making processes. But can we trust what mathematical models tell us to do?

Date 08th March 2021

Portuguese project supported by European Space Agency (ESA) Space Solutions aims to "clean up" the Azores ports

Portos dos Açores, the port authority of the Azores, will be the first to test the environmental monitoring solutions developed within the scope of the PORT XXI - Space Enabled Sustainable Port Service project.

Date 04th March 2021

First European digital marketplace for the metal and plastics industry resorts to Portuguese technology

The Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science (INESC TEC) is one of the participants in the European project MARKET4.0, which aims to develop a European online platform dedicated to selling industrial equipment and associated digital services, while testing and validating the importance of these new sales channels in B2B flows, namely in the plastics and metal sectors.

Date 10th February 2021

Portugal participates in European project to reduce the use of pesticides in vineyards and olive groves

Four Portuguese institutions are part of the European project NOVATERRA (with more than €5M of allocated funding), which aims to ensure greater food security, promoting the access to healthier food and minimising the impact of the use of pesticides on the environment.

Date 02nd February 2021

Portugal supports financial and banking regulators through big data, AI and blockchain to ensure greater efficiency of monitoring activities

The sector is benefiting from training within the scope of a European project. The introduction of these technologies translates into faster, more transparent and cheaper transactions.

Date 06th January 2021

Portuguese researchers published an unprecedented study that analyses gait in patients with familial amyloid polyneuropathy

Research will allow improving the disease's diagnosis and monitoring, as well as therapeutic adjustment.

Date 17th December 2020

Portuguese researchers developed a tool that allows the automatic analysis of X-rays, in order to assess the evolution of COVID-19 patients

The tool was developed within the scope of the CXR_AI4COVID-19 project, and it can propose a second opinion to doctors.  

Date 10th December 2020

Researchers test the use of Artificial Intelligence in the diagnosis of COVID-19

A team of Portuguese and Brazilian researchers will test the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the diagnosis of COVID-19, by analysing chest ultrasounds using computer vision techniques.

Date 19th November 2020

Laboratory in Porto will improve the Internet of Things platform to promote the adoption of Artificial Intelligence by companies in northern Portugal

The Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science (INESC TEC) will provide a pilot in the iiLab - the Industry and Innovation laboratory, as one of the 30 pilot-experiments carried out within the scope of the European project AI REGIO (€9.2M).

Date 16th November 2020

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