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.
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.
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.
SkinLesionsRS’ team showcases progress at RESOLVE’s final workshop
Last week, the team behind SkinLesionsRS participated in the wrap-up of the 1st & 2nd editions of the RESOLVE - Health Innovation Accelerator Program and presented its final report detailing the outcome and results of the project.
Meeting of minds reveals common challenges in innovation
Members of the MDevNet Network, an initiative led by Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS that promotes knowledge transfer between stakeholders involved in the industry of technology-based medical devices, gathered at Porto Design Factory last week for a meeting of minds with parallel discussions focused on different themes.
FhP-AICOS welcomes MSc students and encourages the next generation of researchers
Last Thursday FhP-AICOS’ Director, Liliana Ferreira, and the centre’s team welcomed 16 students, who will benefit from this opportunity and in turn enrich our work in research with new ideas and fresh perspectives.
MDevNet network identifies key issues and opportunities in the technology-based medical devices industry
The first workshop of the MDevNet project took place last Friday, bringing together representatives of companies, R&D organizations and other stakeholders involved in the industry of technology-based medical devices. Altogether, more than 60 people gathered for lively discussions, presenting a wide spectrum of perspectives and experiences.
Students who choose to work on projects in Fraunhofer Portugal research centers have excellent prospects of starting and developing a career in industry, by virtue of the practical training and experience they have acquired.