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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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.

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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.

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Deus ex Machina featured on Porto Canal

Porto Canal, a television news channel of northern Portugal, recently did a news story about DeM – Deus ex Machina, a project led by Fraunhofer Portugal.

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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.

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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.

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