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The second edition of the business support programme will finance 68 SMEs

Among the selected projects, five have Portuguese companies on the team.

Date 13th May 2020

Artificial Intelligence reduces energy consumption up to 20% in wastewater treatment plants

Researchers from the Institute for Systems and Computers Engineering, Technology and Science (INESC TEC) developed the e-Predator Artificial Intelligence system, in partnership with Águas do Tejo Atlântico, part of the Águas de Portugal Group.

Date 11th May 2020

Mobile application for the quick and anonymous tracking of COVID-19 contagion

The STAYAWAY app is voluntary, non-intrusive and non-discriminatory, ensuring the users' privacy and data protection

Date 28th April 2020

Portuguese researchers take part in international study that resorts to surveys in order to determine the incidence of the pandemic

The key advantages of the “Measure the Iceberg” study are simplicity, proximity to real cases and anonymity.  

Date 09th April 2020

Engineers and Physicians are developing a ventilator to help Portuguese hospitals deal with COVID-19

A team of engineers and physicians led by the Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science (INESC TEC) and the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP) developed the PNEUMA, a low-cost and easy to assemble ventilator with a self-inflating bag, in order to support Portuguese hospitals addressing the new coronavirus.

Date 06th April 2020

€2.65M to support SMEs in the agri-food and forestry sectors

Click here for agROBOfood Open Call for Innovation Experiments, open until May 31.

Date 19th March 2020

Portuguese researchers develop smart optical technology for the distinction and detection of cancer cells

An article published in one of Nature's scientific journals shows that iLoF (Lab on Fiber) intelligent device is a promising technology to identify cancer cells with different profiles.

Date 11th March 2020

Collaborative Laboratory for the Integrated Forest and Fire Management is currently hiring

The ForestWISE Collaborative Laboratory (CoLAB), focused on research, innovation and knowledge development, and technology transfer activities expected to promote the sustainable forest management and the competitiveness of the forestry sector, while reducing the negative consequences of rural fires, has 10 open positions to senior researchers and project managers.

Date 27th February 2020

Portugal tests innovative smart grid technology with residential and business customers

The implementation stage takes place in Alcochete, Caldas da Rainha, Mafra and Valverde

Date 13th February 2020

Experts are developing an algorithm to optimise car sharing in Portugal

The car sharing models are a current trend, thanks to a greater environmental awareness. In this sense, researchers aim to make this business cheaper for companies and users.

Date 11th February 2020

Companies and public institutions together to address the challenges of integrated rural fire management

“Science with impact - Integrated Rural Fire Management” is the name of the event that will take place this Monday, February 10, at the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD) – Manuel Heitor, Minister for Science, Technology and Higher Education, will attend this meeting.

Date 07th February 2020

New platform aims to improve energy performance of buildings

Building owners and investors will be able to benefit from innovative active control solutions for smart buildings, to be piloted in Portugal and Belgium

Date 30th January 2020

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