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Pedro Pontes, a research fellow at the Laboratory of Thermofluids was one of the award winners of the first ISBE Bionic Innovation Competition. The competition, sponsored by Jilin University, started in July 2017 and has attracted the worldwide consideration of the ISBE members. Pedro Pontes received one of the 20 Tertiary Prizes attributed, with the work Bioinspired surfaces for two-phase heat transfer applications.
In the context of the Sharing Cities Program, more than 100 representatives from 25 European cities will be in Lisbon, from April 10 to 13, for a series of events and workshops that hope to promote innovation and entrepreneurship for smart cities. The European program aims to develop and share intelligent, innovative and replicable urban solutions. In Lisbon, the program has eight partners, including Técnico Lisboa, through IN+.
SMART CAMPUS has been identified as one of three Tecnico projects that will feature in the recently launched Innovation Radar Platform. The initiative aims to develop an ecosystem of incubators, entrepreneurs, funding agencies and investors that can help get EU-funded innovations to market. Among these projects is IN+ SMART CAMPUS, a CIP innovation project.
Three Mechanical Engineering students from Tecnico Lisboa will be awarded monetary prizes for their outstanding work in the context of the cooperation programme GALP 21. The Award Ceremony will take place on April 18, at 14H30, in GALP's Auditorium, Tower A. For the 11th edition of the programme, the jury, presided by Professor Moreira from IN+, selected the winners from the pool of works presented as the best energy efficiency projects.
On April 20 (Friday), at the LEIS meeting, IN+ welcomes João Camargo, activist and researcher on Climate Change and Sustainable Development Policies, to present his book Manual to Combat Climate Change. The meeting will take place in the amphitheater AM, Building Mecânica II, in Alameda Campus, at 10H00.
IN+ welcomes the seminar Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide as Method for Green House Effect Mitigation - Overview to be given by Grzegorz Jodlowski (AGH UST) on April 24, 9H45. A panel discussion will be included in the seminar, with the participation of Marta Wójcik and Elzbieta Vogt from the same university. The event will take place on Civil Building; Room V1.16.
Joana Mendonça and Anabela Reis (IN+) share article on the Evolução das competências numa era digital [Evolution of skills in the digital age], published in Robótica. "O crescente uso de tecnologias digitais permite automatizar os processos produtivos, exigindo por isso trabalhadores cada vez mais qualificados, capazes de acompanhar esta mudança tecnológica..."
Cities face several challenges: growing population, high pollution levels, an increase in unsustainable mobility options. Urban Analytics can provide valuable insights and identify the optimal solutions to contemporary challenges. IN+Summer School offers a comprehensive overview of the approaches and tools for the analysis of urban settings, following the entire analytics process from data collection to visual presentation of results.
The 19th International Symposium on Applications of Laser and Imaging Techniques to Fluid Mechanics holds the opportunity for researchers and industries to connect and share new developments in laser applications, fluid mechanics and optical techniques relevant to the first. The deadline for submissions has closed. Follow us on Twitter for updates.
Centre for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research
We are a cross-disciplinary research venue, acting to integrate scientific research in technology, innovation and public policy, striving to promote the sustainable application of science.
Institutionally, IN+ operates at Técnico Lisboa and is a member of the associate laboratory LARSyS.
Our activities brings together researchers from various research areas, often called laboratories, who join efforts to achieve a sustainable society, by cooperating with industry and fostering a scientific culture in our spaces, fellows and communities.