News and Events




DIATOMIC Network session supported by AICOS and MDevNet occurs on September 20th

With the support of Fraunhofer AICOS and the MDevNet project, UPTEC – Science and Technology Park of University of Porto is hosting, on September 20th, a DIATOMIC Digital Innovation Hubs networking session that aims to accelerate innovation processes and boost activity with the help of industry experts.


New project will use walking speed assessment for personalized interventions on geriatric giants

A new concept of home-based exergaming will use walking speed assessment to generate tailor-made interventions to improve health in older adults. VITAAL is the name of this new project, based on FhP-AICOS’ background knowledge in movement sciences and inclusive design.


New technological solution will use FhP-AICOS’ µSmartScope for cervical cancer screening

FhP-AICOS’ extensive knowledge on image processing and machine learning applied to health care is now being leveraged to build a new solution to tackle cervical cancer, by making screening in low-resource areas easier and less costly.


FhP-AICOS’ researcher presents paper on how to bridge the gap between real-world falls data and simulated falls data at international conference


Joana Silva presented a paper at the 40th International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference.



Hardware Development Kits: Emerging Trends and Technologies for IoT

FhP-AICOS researchers have analyzed a number of IoT hardware developer kits, and wrote a report detailing their findings.


COLABORAR volunteers test FallSensing Clinical Application

Researchers at FhP-AICOS are testing a technological solution for supporting fall prevention exercises at the physiotherapy clinic. This pilot tests will allow researchers to ensure a quality product built for future real-world use.


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.


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.


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’.


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.


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.


FhP-AICOS’ new meal recommendation solution will tackle food

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.


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.


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.


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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