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Fraunhofer Program - Portugal

Fraunhofer Portugal promotes applied research to meet the direct needs of private and public institutions with broad benefit to society.

Manages and coordinates its activity in cooperation with:

  • Other research institutions - such as universities and other Portuguese and foreign research institutions, as well as the other Fraunhofer Institutes and research centers integrated in the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft network;
  • Industry Partners - clearly perceived and understood as the main customer group. Fraunhofer Portugal develops partnerships and cooperation agreements with private and public companies, as well as participates in business associations;
  • Institutional partners- Governmental institutions and other institutional partners

Main areas:

  • ICT;
  • Health;
  • Retail;
  • Energy;
  • Agriculture;
  • Water management.

Fraunhofer Centers Portugal:

  • AICOS: focuses on the development of market-oriented applied research solutions in the area of Human Centered Design, Artificial Intelligence and Cyber-Physical Systems and has a portfolio of customers in different areas such as health, agriculture, retail or energy. Services available: Rapid Prototyping; Innovation Studies; Education and Training.
  • AWAM: Sustainable Agriculture Production; Water Treatment; Biomass Energy. Services offered: Development and application of new process technologies in data analysis and modeling with the aim of closing regional nutrient, water and energy clusters.