UNINOVA mission

The main aim of UNINOVA is to pursue excellence in scientific research, technical development, advanced training, and education.

Projects

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Budget
249 587 €
Partners
4
This project aims to address several scientific and technological challenges towards the use of shuttle drones to perform launch and capture maneuvers of other vehicles or objects. A first scenario is considered where the shuttle drones cooperate with the vehicles to be launched or captured, either relaying information about their planned motion or actively synchronizing.
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Budget
11 883 025 €
Partners
35
The rising decentralization of the energy system is unveiling an enormous opportunity for energy stakeholders to leverage on big data & AI technologies to improve decision making. There are however some barriers hampering the exploitation of this potential, such as the lack of standardized big data architectures for smart grids and regulatory frameworks not enabling data sharing.
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Budget
7 720 799 €
Partners
12
SOLSTICE answers the quest for stationary energy storage with two Na-Zn molten salt batteries, which operate at elevated temperature. The first concept benefits from the existing and successful ZEBRA® technology. Replacing their Ni-electrode by cheap and abundant Zn will only minimally affect other system parts thereby ensuring fast commercialisation.
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Budget
3 950 469 €
Partners
18
TExTOUR uses ICTs and social innovation tools to work with 8 Cultural Tourism Pilots in less known areas to conceive and design collaborative work methodologies for the development of CT strategies for their sites. Each pilot sets up Labs Communities, composed of a wide range of stakeholders with a relevant role in the development of CT sector.
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Budget
11 618 610 €
Partners
20
Coordinated by UNINOVA
ICU4Covid will deploy and test the a Cyber-Physical System for Telemedicine and Intensive Care at large-scale, in 4+4 Intensive Care Unit Hubs in Europe (4 from initial consortium and 4 selected by an Open Call), involving more than 30000 patients/year with a coverage of approximately 60 Million citizens.
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Budget
5 998 878 €
Partners
13
The EU-funded VesselAI project plans to develop a framework that facilitates the modelling and prediction of ships’ behaviour. Using digital twin technology, the framework will efficiently fuse and assimilate huge amounts of data, enabling highly accurate modelling as well as design and operation optimisation of ships and fleets under various dynamic conditions.
More info: https://cordis.europa.eu/project/id/958205
Budget
11 442 342 €
Partners
24
The EU-funded i4Q project will develop a Reliable Industrial Data Services (RIDS) solution based on the Internet of things (IoT). This is a complete suite based on 22 i4Q solutions that can manage a large amount of industrial data.
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Budget
897 000 €
Partners
7
Coordinated by UNINOVA
The EU-funded SYNERGY project will boost the scientific and technical capacity of Portuguese institutions in the domain of energy harvesting and micropower management. The project will encourage scientific excellence, leading to the establishment of new self-powered smart platforms entirely compatible with Portuguese institutions.
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Budget
3 992 100 €
Partners
5
FOXES project will develop a clean, compact, low-cost and scalable high-energy density solution for powering IoT devices such as wireless sensor nodes. More specifically, the proposed system will combine a high-efficiency solar cell with a multilayer capacitor and an energy management circuit, minimising the use of harmful materials and improving recyclability and end-of-life disposability.
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Budget
6 999 654 €
Partners
34
Home to more than 2 200 inhabited islands, the EU is committed to facilitating their clean energy transition. A long-term framework can ensure the islands are able to generate their own sustainable, low-cost energy. The EU-funded IANOS project is working in this direction starting from the islands of Terceira (Azores),Ameland (Netherlands),Lampedusa (Italy),Bora Bora (France) and Nisyros (Greece).

News & Events

Smart4Health coordination, UNINOVA, and Smart4Health partner, INTEROP-VLab, invite you to participate in the Smart4Health Health day on the 28th of June 2022 in Brussels. The Health day will be an opportunity to join different stakeholders with different perspectives in one forum of discussion.
O UNINOVA - Instituto de Desenvolvimento de Novas Tecnologias, conforme o seu plano estratégico, informa que está a admitir novos associados.
UNINOVA, the Regional Secretariat for Health and Civil Protection, the Regional Secretariat for Tourism and Culture, and the Health Service of the Autonomous Region of Madeira E.P.E.R.A.M., are happy to present the event “HEALTH DAYS - May, Month of the Heart", Funchal 2-31 May 2022.
This workshop aims to bring together viewpoints from diverse areas to explore the commonalities of security problems and solutions for advancing the collective science and practice of IT & OT security protection as well as promote security awareness and cybersecurity solutions for the SME community.
UNINOVA is the TOP 1 institution, according to the EC Statistical Analysis on the H2020 SC6 Projects on Cultural Tourism.
The results obtained in the scope of the research project BCETR will be presented on the 7th December. This project focused in technologies to handle eletronic ticketing applications, with the aim of its transformation into real-time event processing applications.
Smart Bear, a European project that develops a Big Data platform to provide an intelligent and personalized digital solution to support an independent and healthy lifestyle in the elderly community, is already in the testing phase in Madeira, coordinated by UNINOVA.
The Regional Government of Madeira now provides the population with the "Holobalance" technology, which consists of specific equipment to promote personalized and motivational virtual training for patients and users with balance disorders.

Jobs Opportunities

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2022-06-09
Call is open for the award of 1 (one) Research Fellowship (BI) at UNINOVA under the Programatic Financing of the R&D Unit – CTS-Center for Technology and Systems (UIDP/00066/2020) assigned by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), for the development of R&D activities.
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2022-03-23
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2022-05-27
Call is open for 1 Research Fellowship (BI) at UNINOVA within the scope of the SENTINEL project for the development of R&D activities to be carried out by Master’s or Integrated Master’s students or holders of a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree enrolled in a course that is non-degree granting.
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2022-05-26
Call is open for the award of 1 (one) Research Fellowship (BI) at UNINOVA within the scope of the POCITYF for the development of R&D activities to be carried out by doctoral students or by graduates and masters enrolled in courses not leading to an academic degree.
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2022-05-25
Call is open for the award of 1 Research Fellowship (BI) at UNINOVA within the scope of the project BIECO for the development of R&D activities to be carried out by Master’s or Integrated Master’s students or holders of a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree enrolled in a course that is non-degree granted
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2022-05-20
Call is open for the award of 1 (one) Research Fellowship (BI) at UNINOVA within the scope of the project SOLSTICE for the development of R&D activities to be carried out by doctoral students or by graduates and masters enrolled in courses not leading to an academic degree.
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2022-05-19
Call is open for the award of 1 (one) Research Fellowship (BI) at UNINOVA under the project foRESTER - PCIF / SSI / 0102 / 2017 assigned by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), for the development of R&D activities.
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2022-05-16
Call is open for the award of one (1) Research Fellowship (BI) at UNINOVA within the scope of the project FOCOR - PCIF/MPG/0086/2017 for the development of R&D activities to be carried out by doctoral students or by graduates and masters enrolled in courses not leading to an academic degree.
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2022-05-13
UNINOVA by decision of the Executive Committee, opens an international call to hire a Doctoral Researcher, as an Entry Level Investigator, in the form of an Unfixed-Term Contract, with exclusivity, within the scope of the SOCIALMOTION project, under the scientific coordination of Dr. Alfredo Pereira
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2022-04-21
Call is open for the award of 1 (one) Research Fellowship (BI) at UNINOVA within the scope of the AVANGARD (GA 869986) project, for the development of R&D activities to be carried out by doctoral students or by graduates and masters enrolled in courses not leading to an academic degree.
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2022-04-21
Call is open for the award of 1 (one) Research Fellowship (BI) at UNINOVA within the scope of the AVANGARD project (GA 869986), for the development of R&D activities to be carried out by doctoral students or by graduates and masters enrolled in courses not leading to an academic degree.
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2022-04-20
Call is open for the award of 2 (two) Research Initiation Fellowship (BII) at UNINOVA within the scope of the project CAPTURE - PTDC/EEI-AUT/1732/2020 - shuttle drone for launch and capture in cooperative and non-cooperative scenarios (https://bit.ly/CaptureProj).
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2022-03-30
Call is open for the award of 1 (one) Research Fellowship (BI) at UNINOVA within the scope of the project ICU4Covid - 101016000 - Cyber-Physical Intensive Care Medical System for Covid-19, for the development of R&D activities.
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2022-03-25
Call is open for the award of 1 (one) Research Fellowship (BI) at UNINOVA within the scope of the project Spike Based Computing - A novel hardware to compute and control with spikes in space / ESA Contract nº 4000117067/16/NL/MH/GM, for the development of R&D activities.
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2022-03-14
Call is open for the award of 1 (one) Research Fellowship (BI) at UNINOVA under the Basic Financing of the R&D Unit - CTS (UIDB/00066/2020), assigned by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), for the development of R&D activities.
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2022-03-04
UNINOVA opens an international call to hire a Technician, in the form of an Unfixed-Term Contract and in exclusivity under the Project “SYmbiosis for eNERGY harversting concepts for smart platforms on foils” (SYNERGY, GA 952169) funded by the H2020 Programme from the European Commission.
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2022-02-20
A call for tender for the award of 1 Post-Doctoral Research Grant is open at UNINOVA under the research project ICU4Covid - 10106000 - Cyber-Physical Intensive Care Medical System for Covid-19, funded by the H2020 Program EU, for the development of R&D activities to be carried out by PhD researchers
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2022-02-17
Call is open for the award of 1 (one) Research Grant under the project PTDC/EQU-EPQ/2195/2021 – CO2RED, for the development of R&D activities to be carried out by PhD students or graduates and masters enrolled in non-academic degree courses, inanced by only a component of the state budget - OE.
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2022-02-14
A call is open for the award of 1 (one) Research Grant under the project IDS-PAPER - PTDC/CTM-PAM/4241/2020 - Intelligent Paper for identification systems, for the development of R&D activities to be carried out by PhD students or graduates and masters enrolled in non-academic degree courses.
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2022-02-14
UNINOVA by decision of the Executive Committee, opens an international call to hire a Researcher, in the form of an Unfixed-Term Contract and in exclusivity under the Research Project “Emerging Printed Electronics Research Infrastructure” (EMERGE) funded by the H2020 Programme from the EC.

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