The AI Act: getting the first step right | Science|Business

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been compared to electricity: it is a general-purpose technology with applications in all domains of human activity. Electricity has found uses that no one envisaged when the first electrical systems were designed and, in practice, life would be completely different without this technology. With AI also set to find its way […]

EU Cancer Mission depends on data | Science|Business

The number of cancer patients worldwide is rising at an unprecedent rate. In Europe there are worrying inequalities in cancer control and care within EU Member States, as well as across the EU. Having established cancer as a priority societal challenge, the European Commission is aiming to save three million lives by 2030. The EU […]

Technology to deliver sustainable fisheries | Science|Business

Is it possible to have sustainable fisheries? How can technology help fisheries to keep with the EU goals for sustainability and ensure marine environment protection? Remote electronic monitoring can help achieving just that.  What gets measured, gets managed. That’s why the widespread application of remote electronic monitoring (REM) will be key to delivering the EU’s […]

INESC TEC launches a research ship to test marine technologies

The ship “Mar Profundo”, developed to support the testing and validation of innovative technologies, was launched on April 21, at 10 a.m., at the NAUTIBER facilities, in Vila Real of Santo António. Initially devised by NAUTIBER – Estaleiros Navais do Guadiana Lda., the ship is 19 meters long, with an autonomy for three days and a capacity […]

INESC TEC researcher at the EDA conference discusses the impact of disruptive technologies on defence

Alípio Jorge, coordinator of the National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence, and of INESC TEC’s Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support Laboratory (LIAAD), and director of the Department of Computer Science, at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto (UP-FCUP), participated as a speaker in the “Artificial Intelligence” panel, at a high-level conference organised by the […]

INESC TEC participates in key events at European level

José Manuel Mendonça, President of the National Council for Science, Technology and Innovation (CNCTI, and João Claro, President of INESC TEC’s Executive Board, participated in the international conference Green and Digital Transition in the Recovery Plans, organised by the National Innovation Agency (ANI) and the European Association of Research & Technology Organizations (EARTO), which took place […]

SparCity: the new collaborative project to create a supercomputing framework

Recently funded by the European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU), the highly ranked SparCity just launched. With three years of duration and a total budget of 2.6M€, this collaborative project between 6 partners in 4 countries aims to build a sustainable exascale ecosystem and increase Europe’s competitiveness. The main goal of SparCity is […]

INESC-ID Afonso Botelho publishes “Predictive Control for Spacecraft Rendezvous”

“Predictive Control for Spacecraft Rendezvous”, the book newly published by Afonso Botelho for Springer, is based on the master’s thesis of Botelho, winner of the Luis Vidigal Prize, written under the joint supervision of João Miranda Lemos, researcher at INESC-ID and professor at IST, and by Baltazar Parreira and Paulo Rosa of DEIMOS Engenharia. This […]

INESC-ID Luis M. Correia wins 2021 EurAAP Propagation award

The EurAAP (European Association on Antennas and Propagation) recognised Luis M. Correia with the 2021 EurAAP Propagation Award “for leadership in the field of propagation for wireless and mobile communications”. Luis M. Correia specific area of work involves the development of models for the propagation of signals so that one can properly estimate coverage and […]