Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2017

Submit you idea until the 30th July.

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Porto4Ageing: more than 90 institutions answer together to citizens needs

Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS (FhP-AICOS) is one of the partners of Porto4Ageing, a multidisciplinary alliance created to better respond to the citizens' needs, especially in active and health ageing in the Porto Metropolitan Area. The Porto4Ageing consortium will be gathered tomorrow, May 9th, in an Open Day. The meeting and the exhibition starts at 09:00, at Abel Salazar Biomedical Sciences Institute and Faculty of Pharmacy, of the University of Porto.

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SmartBEAT app: Prototype under construction to assist heart failure patients

Ten European partners are working together to detect early signs and symptoms of heart failure decompensation in senior patients. The consortium of the SmartBEAT project, coordinated by Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS, gathered on 6th and 7th of April in Eindhoven (Netherlands) to discuss the details of the pilot. In June, the prototype will be tested in a real case scenario.

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Technology co-developed by Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS tested in international pilot

The ShopView solution, developed by Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS, Sonae MC and Wedo Technologies, was tested at the international retailer SPAR Austria. Using state of the art image processing technology, this prototype aims to help retailers to manage store replenishment processes.

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More than 1.000 cultural contents available in ACP countries

The project ACP Street Libraries – Culture For All, coordinated by Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS, has already collected 1.160 cultural contents that are available online in African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States’ countries. The project has been implemented in Ghana, Liberia and Cameroon since January 2014.

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Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS signed a protocol with Ministry of Economy

Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS signed a protocol with the Ministry of Economy, through the Portuguese National Innovation Agency (ANI), for the contribution on the INTERFACE Programme creation.

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SV4D-MZ: Signature of Memorandum of Understanding initiates a new stage of development for the Digital Agenda of CPLP

Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the partners of Sustainable Villages for Development in Mozambique (SV4D-MZ) project.

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2635998 is the number of the first European patent that got granted to Fraunhofer Portugal, under the title ‘Mobile Device and Infrastructure System‘. ​The innovation that is covered by the patent is ULF-MC, a system for Ultra-Low Frequency Magnetic Communication.

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A “made in Portugal” technology for IoT growth


President of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and the Portuguese Minister of Science visit Fraunhofer Portugal


"A day with Pandlets", the most recent white paper from Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS


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