Fraunhofer Portugal

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in Innovation

Fraunhofer Portugal promotes the creation of scientific knowledge, and explores technology innovations oriented towards economic growth and social well-being.

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Fraunhofer Portugal's research centres are at the forefront of innovation in the fields related to ICT.

Fraunhofer Portugal

Fraunhofer Portugal contributes with technological innovation in collaboration with scientific institutions in Portugal.

and Organization

Fraunhofer Portugal is a non-profit private association founded by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Europe's largest applied research organization, and Câmara de Comércio e Indústria Luso-Alemã.


Fraunhofer Portugal operates at the moment one research centre – Fraunhofer AICOS.

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PhD developed at AICOS highlights the bond between research and academy


AICOS’ Researcher Luís Rosado defended today, at Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, his PhD developed while working at AICOS and based on one of the center’s flagship projects MalariaScope. By successfully completing this final step, Luís Rosado has now completed his Doctoral Program in Biomedical Engineering.



Final results of the FallSensing project presented to the scientific and medical community


AICOS was present in the ‘2nd Meeting FallSensing’, at October 19th and 20th, where the final results of the FallSensing project were presented. The event, which brings together national and international specialists in the field of Physical Therapy.



MSc and PhD students compete for the podium at the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2018 Closing Event


The 9th edition of the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge is in its final stretch. On October 31st, the six finalists will present their ideas at the Closing Event, at the headquarters of Fraunhofer Portugal (Porto).



AICOS’ SousChef and Cordon Gris solutions were recognized by the Food & Nutrition Awards 2018


The SousChef and Cordon Gris projects were named finalists of the Food & Nutrition Awards (FNA) 2018. The award ceremony occurred on October 16th, and SousChef received an honourable mention. An important distinction for AICOS and its work in the field of nutrition recommendation tools and food sustainability.