Fraunhofer and FCT reinforce collaboration in the field of Precision Agriculture
On December 7th, the FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology) and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft signed a joint letter of intent strengthening their collaboration in the field of precision agriculture. FhP-AICOS is slated to play an important role in the project, contributing its IT expertise.
Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS named finalist of 'O Norte Somos Nós' Award
Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS has been shortlisted for the 'Norte Investigação' award. The initiative 'O Norte Somos Nós' is managed by CCDRN – Comissão de Coordenação e Desenvolvimento Regional do Norte, in partnership with Jornal de Notícias.
Representatives from the Brazilian Network of International Business Centers visited FhP-AICOS
This Thursday, November 2nd, a group of representatives from the Brazilian Network of International Business Centers (CIN Network) visited Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS and had the opportunity to get to know the activity and work of the research center.
GoLiveClip: The ‘all in one safety clip’ born in Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS reached the market this week
Developed in partnership by Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS and the Dutch company Gociety Solutions, the GoLiveClip is a device specially designed having in mind the health and safety of the general population and of seniors in particular.
Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS signs cooperation protocol with Lobata District Council
The partnership will help promote better access to the Internet and improve the digital services of the District Council. The official ceremony occurred on October 24th, with the presence of the Mayor of the Lobata District Council, Policarpo Freitas.
Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2017: Winners Revealed
The 2017 edition of the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge, an idea contest promoted by Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS with the objective of motivating and rewarding research of practical utility, ended today. The Closing Event featured a presentation by the finalists, followed by the jury’s assessment and the announcement of the winners.
VISUM 2017 awards FhP-AICOS’ team with an Honourable Mention
Face detection and recognition was the challenge made by the VISUM Summer School 2017 to 18 international teams of researchers. Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS took the second place with an outstanding presentation, having received an Honourable Mention. The event occurred from 7th to 14th of July, in Porto.
The WGW4IoT project, developed by Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS for the Portuguese company TekOn Electronics (Bresimar Automação, S.A.), is coming to an end, achieving outstanding results. New additional developments are under way and the first steps to turn this prototype into a commercial product are already being taken.
SkinLesions amongst the finalists of the contest Born from Knowledge
Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS submitted the technology SkinLesions to the contest Born from Knowlegde, promoted by ANI, and was chosen as one of the finalists. The selected business ideas receive, as reward, the participation in the Immersion Programme.
Liliana Ferreira: a new direction and future for Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS
Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS has now a new leader. Liliana Ferreira is, from today (September 7th), the new Director of the research centre. With a considerable academic and professional career, she is also Invited Full Professor at Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto.
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.