FallSensing awarded Honourable Mention and ‘Best Poster’ at the 5th Active and Healthy Ageing Regional Conference

FallSensing was awarded an honourable mention in the 'Conhecimento +' category of the Best Practices for an Active and Healthy Ageing in the Central Region Award.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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WGW4IoT: End of project with outstanding results

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.

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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.

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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.

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President of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft visit Fraunhofer Portugal


A “made in Portugal” technology for IoT growth


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