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.
CPS Week 2018: Fraunhofer Portugal hosts Machine Learning Competition
Fraunhofer Portugal’s Machine Learning Competition will be held at CPS Week 2018, on April 10th, in Porto. The challenge? To catch a criminal by evaluating biometrical gait information retrieved from a smartphone’s inertial sensor data, while using machine learning techniques.
Women in applied research: from diversity flourishes innovation
In Portugal, more women are pursuing careers in STEM fields than ever before. A trend that has reflected itself in Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS’ workforce, in which female representation has reached an all-time high.
FhP-AICOS' competences at the service of Precision Agriculture
The widespread adoption of precision agriculture faces many challenges, namely high levels of complexity, poor human-interaction systems, and lack of integration with existing systems. FhP-AICOS has the competences needed to turn them into opportunities, closing knowledge gaps and contributing to higher adoption rates.
Workshop examines the future of cooperation in precision agriculture and water management
Over 50 researchers, academics and industry representatives met on February 16th, at Fraunhofer Portugal's headquarters. As well as discussing the role of cooperation in precision agriculture and water management, they looked at the future of the sector in Portugal.
Fraunhofer signs cooperation agreement to establish new research centre in Portugal
Fraunhofer Portugal participated in a ceremony held at CEiiA, in Porto, leading to the renewal of the cooperation agreement between Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and the FCT, alongside with the creation of a new research centre focusing on the topics of smart agriculture and water management.
Fraunhofer Portugal hosts workshop dedicated to ‘Precision Agriculture and Water Management’
On February 16th, Fraunhofer Portugal will be hosting several companies, R&D organizations, academia and other agro-industrial representatives for a workshop dedicated the future of the agricultural and water management sector in Portugal.
FhP-AICOS leads knowledge transfer project to bridge gap between R&D organizations and technology-based medical devices industry
The MDevNet initiative aims to contribute significantly to the effectiveness of the technology-based medical devices industry in Portugal, by bringing together a collaborative network to promote best practices and a learning environment for companies, R&D organizations and other stakeholders involved in the technology transfer processes in this industry.
Fostering early diagnosis through Medical Images drives new project led by FhP-AICOS’ industry partner F3M
The MpDS project, led by the Portuguese company F3M, aims to create an intuitive tool, with a strong mobile component, that allows easy image acquisition, transmission and automated analysis in several clinical contexts.
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.
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.