Fraunhofer Portugal

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

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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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My-AHA, an ICT platform for healthy ageing which counts with Fraunhofer AICOS as partner, received a 1st place award at the A&T International Fair Awards


The My-AHA project won the “Research & University” category of the “2019 Innovation Award 4.0” in the context of the 13th edition of the A&T International Fair, held last week at Turin, Italy. This prize awards the best innovative 4.0 solutions in the industrial field.



Fraunhofer AICOS hosted on February 12th the workshop "Prospection and Identification of Technologies with High Transfer Potential to the Market"


Addressing an audience of researchers developing technology-based medical devices, the goal was to analyse the market transfer potential of the technologies and, at the same time, reflect about the strategies to effectively reach the targeted customers.



Clockwork, a solution to tackle the challenges of shift workers,
successfully finished its trials


The project finished its second and final pilot obtaining highly positive impacts on the self-reflection of shift workers by making available information about physical activity and sleep rhythms it enables the users to assess and even change their sleep habits. The results of the pilots, used in real-world scenarios, provide evidence that the system can help shift workers improving their sleep.



CogniPlay, Fraunhofer AICOS’ tablet-based cognitive gaming platform for seniors, showcased at Santa Casa da Misericórdia
de Lisboa


Ana Vasconcelos, Fraunhofer AICOS’ researcher, showcased AICOS’ project CogniPlay, at an event hosted by Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa (SCML), dedicated to technologies for seniors and people with reduced mobility.