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Associação Fraunhofer Portugal Research

Category(ies): Contract Research Organisations; ICT for Health Companies; R&D Institutions


Address: Rua Alfredo Allen, 455/461; 4200-135 Porto; Portugal

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Keyword(s): Ageing, Health, Information technologies, Long term care, R&D consultancy

Associação Fraunhofer Portugal Research (Fraunhofer Portugal) is a non-profit private association founded by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the largest organization for applied research in Europe. Fraunhofer Portugal promotes and coordinates the cooperation between its research center, other research institutions and Industry partners, with the objective of undertaking applied research of direct utility to private and public enterprises and of wide benefit to society. Fraunhofer Portugal Research Center for Assistive Information and Communication Solutions (Fraunhofer AICOS) was initially based on a partnership established between Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and the University of Porto. Located in Porto, is the first research center operated by Fraunhofer Portugal. Fraunhofer AICOS aims to enhance people’s living standards by offering them intuitive and useful technology solutions capable of facilitating their access to Information and Communication Technologies, therefore leading to the integration of an increasingly large part of the population in the Information and Knowledge Society. Business Fields: Ambient Assisted Living Information and Communication Technologies for Development Business Sub-Fields: Fall and Activity Monitoring Chronic Diseases and Well-Being Management Assistive Environments mAgriculture mHealth mGovernment ICT for Very Small Enterprises Core Competences: Human-Computer Interaction Information Processing Autonomic Computing

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Pedro Almeida

Executive Director Group Leader Shared Services

+351 220 430 300

+351 226 005 029