On the verge of the fourth industrial revolution, or industry 4.0, and the increasing automation of the productive process, the project looks at the conditions for adoption of emergent technologies, focusing on two potentially economically disruptive technologies: Metal Additive Manufacturing (MAM) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in collaboration with three different companies in Portugal.
Management of Technological Change
This is an ongoing research project with a large international research consortium, funded by Horizon 2020. The project analyses the broader contexts of smart, inclusive and sustainable growth in Europe to support implementation of the Commission’s 'Europe 2020' growth strategy and to restore Europe’s ability to innovate, grow and create jobs over the coming decades. The project is organized into three main t
This ongoing project, involving a very specialised team of around 20 researchers (in Portugal and USA), envisions the assessment of the Portugal aeronautics cluster, focusing on the creation, evolution and strengthening of aeronautics supply-chain; new technologies and human capital. This project is funded by the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program, through the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (FCT).