COLABORAR volunteers test FallSensing Clinical Application

Researchers at FhP-AICOS are testing a technological solution for supporting fall prevention exercises at the physiotherapy clinic, with the help of COLABORAR volunteers. This pilot tests will allow researchers to further develop and perfect the FallSensing Clinical Application, ensuring a quality product built for future real-world use.

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FhP-AICOS hosts successful first alumni event

FhP-AICOS held its first alumni reunion this weekend. Over 100 people attended the event, where the alumni were engaged in a tour of the facilities, and demonstration of FhP-AICOS’ most recent innovations, followed by a social gathering.

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Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS Master Students Workshop 2018

The sixteen MSc students who in March started developing their thesis at FhP-AICOS presented their work and achievements so far to a broad audience, who included FhP-AICOS researchers and collaborators.

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FhP-AICOS’ industrial developments distinguished by the scientific community

The paper that presents WGW4IIoT, a modular gateway for Industry 4.0, was accepted for presentation at IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications 2018, namely at the ICT4I40 Workshop, where it won the distinction of ‘Best Paper’.

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Open Day at Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS highlights cooperation opportunities within Industry 4.0

An Open Day event organized by FhP-AICOS under the scope of the project CTFhP – Collective Transfer FhP, took place last Tuesday, with a programme of activities open to the public, and aimed at companies and professionals within Industry 4.0.

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FhP-AICOS’ researcher presents paper on FallSensing as a customizable clinical tool at international conference

FhP-AICOS’ researcher Dinis Moreira presented a paper on FallSensing as a customizable clinical tool, at the 13th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications, held las week in Rome, Italy, at La Sapienza University of Rome.

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FhP-AICOS’ new meal recommendation solution will tackle food allergies

FhP-AICOS’ researchers will tackle a new challenge by incorporating food restrictions born from allergies and chronic disease into the meal recommendation system, in a project called LIFANA.

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Clockwork: the solution that supports everyday life of shift workers is being tested in CUF hospitals

Clockwork, a tech solution created to encourage healthcare shift workers to become aware of their physical activity and sleep rhythms, is being tested in Portugal at CUF, and it will get its debut in Hungary soon.

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Connecting the unconnected: Promoting universal access to internet and ICT in northern Mozambique

During recent weeks, a team of FhP-AICOS’ researchers managed to successfully deploy the first SV4D network in Mocuba, northern Mozambique, where there are now users connected to the Internet thanks to their work.

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FhP-AICOS nurtures young talent from Portuguese university

In line with FhP-AICOS’ mission to nurture young talent and assume a knowledge transfer role, earlier this year FhP-AICOS endorsed the 2018’s AGE - Academic Games of Engineering, a competition hosted by FEUP’s Student Association, and awarded a summer internship to the winning team.

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MalariaScope’s potential through the eyes of Angolan health professionals

Neida Ramos, a PhD student, presented the conclusions of a study involving the MalariaScope solution during her internship at FhP-AICOS (Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS) last week. The results demonstrate that Angolan health professionals show a deep interest in this easy to use and low cost solution developed by FhP-AICOS.

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Fostering innovation in service design through network research

In 2017 FhP-AICOS joined the Service Design for Innovation Network (SDIN) as Associated Partner, aiming to pursue the strategic need to foster service design for innovation processes in organizations. In April, the centre welcomed its 2nd international PhD student, Ana Kustrak Korper.

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Researchers represent FhP-AICOS at Hack for Good Porto and win 3rd place

During this weekend’s Hack for Good hackathon, FhP-AICOS' researchers created LITmaker - an interactive educational platform for smartphones for children to learn programming. The team finished in 3rd place, moving on to the next stage of the competition.

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FhP-AICOS’ GoLiveClip technology wins Silver Economy Award

FhP-AICOS' GoLiveClip technology was awarded the Silver Economy Award, in the Non-for-profit organisation category, in a ceremony that took place yesterday, in Brussels.

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