Associação Fraunhofer Portugal Research


Fraunhofer Portugal


The Associação Fraunhofer Portugal Research (Fraunhofer Portugal), is a non-profit private association founded by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the largest organisation for applied research in Europe.


A Driving Force in Innovation


Fraunhofer Portugal aims on the creation of scientific knowledge capable of generating added value to its clients and partners, exploring technology innovations oriented towards economic growth, the social well-being and the improvement of the quality of life of its end-users.


Research of Practical Utility


Fraunhofer Portugal promotes and coordinates the cooperation between its research centers, other research institutions and Industry partners, with the objective of undertaking applied research of direct utility to private and public enterprises and of wide benefit to society.


Fraunhofer Portugal Latest News


New patent granted to FhP-AICOS’ solution


Fraunhofer Portugal was granted a European patent (EP3695775A1).


Portuguese-German Parliamentary group of the Deutsche Bundestag visits Fraunhofer Portugal




The University of Debrecen visits Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS on an exploratory trip for new research partners


Technology and sustainability hand in hand in the final of the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2022

Happening in our R&D centres


Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS / 19.6.2024

15th Edition of the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge: technological ideas recognized with scientific awards and mentorship


Registrations are now open for the 15th edition of the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge, the idea contest organized by Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS. Until July 21, master's students from Portuguese universities can submit their innovative ideas to be recognized and awarded.


Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS / 12.6.2024

FhP-AICOS develops a digital recommendation system to passively enhance inhouse living conditions


PortoSense, being developed by FhP-AICOS together with Porto Digital and Domus Porto, is part of CommuniCity, a transformative citizen-centred EU funded project. The study started at the beginning of 2024 with interviews with five specialists, including thermal comfort and air quality experts, civil engineering professors, and Domus Porto technicians.


Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS / 7.6.2024

Empowering Manufacturing Workers Through Technology


As part of the Fictions project, Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS organised three workshops at the DST group's premises in Braga.


Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS / 28.5.2024

Groundbreaking Psychosis Prevention Project secures 2024 FLAD Science Award for FhP-AICOS


A solution to support people at risk of psychosis, led by researchers from Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS, has won the FLAD Science Award Mental Health, among dozens of applications. PRODROMUS is the name of the technology that is now in the spotlight.