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Porto is the largest startup centre in the country

Porto concentrates one in five Portuguese startups. The results, presented during the Web Summit that took place in Lisbon, are included in the study “Startup & Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report Portugal 2021”.

U.Porto company wins Web Summit 2021 business competition

The jury of experts recognised the solution that applies artificial intelligence to detect defects in textile production, avoiding material waste, and reducing costs.

Professor at U.Porto, and creator of avatars, among the most innovative in the European Union

The EU Prize for Women Innovators distinguishes every year women entrepreneurs, founders of success companies and who have brought innovation to the market.

Researchers from Porto develop job seeker mobile app

A new job seeker mobile app was developed by researchers at the Systems and Computer Engineering Institute of Porto (INESC Porto). It is called ‘Life Skills VR - Life Skills for Employment in COVID-19 Era through VR Innovation and it could be a swift tool to help mitigate the unemployment rates due to the ongoing pandemic. The project takes on a consortium format that includes countries such as the United Kingdom, Greece, Italy and Malta.

Team of the U.Porto reaches podium at the World Data League Final

A team of PhD students of FEUP and researchers of INESC TEC reached second podium position at the World Data League (WDL) Final.

Critical Techworks is developing BMW’s innovative technology for reducing emissions

A hybrid car that upon entering low or zero emissions areas automatically runs as an electric vehicle: this type of technology is called BMW eDriveZones and was developed by Critical Techworks, a joint venture by BMW and Portuguese company Critical Software. This technology reaches Porto, Braga and Lisbon in July.

INESC TEC assesses the risk of forest fires at European level

INESC TEC - Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering of Porto is one of the partner institutions of the international project FIRELOGUE – Cross Sector Dialogue for Wildfire Risk Management, whose purpose is to promote initiatives that focus on knowledge and best practice sharing, to reduce the risk of forest fires.