Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS wishes to motivate and award research of practical utility through the attribution of Prizes and Distinctions to students and researchers that contribute to the philosophy behind Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS vision: ‘Extending the reach of the Information and Knowledge Society’ and its mission: ‘Remarkable Technology, Easy to Use’.
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Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2017
The 2017's edition of the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge ended on October 25th with the announcement of this year's winners.
With presentations covering several topics, there were numerous innovative ideas on display at the Closing Event of the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2017. The event marked the close of the 8th edition of the contest, where the best ideas born in Portuguese Higher Education institutions were publicly recognized.
Find out which ideas won by clicking here.
1 Contest, 2 Awards:
Introducing the Tech Transfer Award
Our idea contest was extended. Besides the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge, for MSc and PhD Students and Researchers from Portuguese Universities, we now introduce a new award for R&D Institutions: the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge – Tech Transfer Award.
For the first time, we will attribute scientific prizes to researchers of research centres or units of the North Region of Portugal, in the areas of AAL and ICT4D.