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CeNTI debates support for adopting enabling technologies in Belgium

At the invitation of the Commission for Coordination and Regional Development of the North (CCDR-N) and the International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL), CeNTI participated in the Intermediate Event and 5th Interregional Meeting of the NMP-REG project (Delivering Nanotechnologies, Materials and Production (NMP) to REGIONAL manufacturing), held in Leuven, Belgium.

The meeting, which took place between 24 and 26 January and was organized by the Agency for Innovation and Entrepreneurship of the Flemish Region (Belgium), was attended by participants from 9 regions from 8 different countries (Belgium, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands , Italy, Portugal, the Czech Republic and Romania), representatives of ERRIN (European Regions Research and Innovation Network) and the European Commission.

Participants shared experiences and challenges related to smart specialization strategies and existing regional public policy instruments to foster collaboration between science and industry in the fields of nanotechnology, advanced materials and new production processes.

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Concurso de Design e Criatividade - iParasol

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O consórcio do projeto iParasol - Nova Geração de Guarda-Sóis por Via da Hibridização Inteligente, que integra as empresas Flexefelina e Têxteis Penedo S.A. e ainda o CITEVE e CeNTI (entidades não empresariais do sistema de I&I), promove o Concurso de Design e Criatividade iParasol para desenvolvimento de uma nova geração de guarda-sol, que visa fomentar o surgimento de novas ideias e conceitos em torno deste produto.

Recorde-se que o iParasol é um projeto com duração de 36 meses (de março de 2016 a fevereiro 2019), financiado pelo Fundo Europeu de Desenvolvimento Regional (FEDER), através do Programa Operacional Regional do Norte (NORTE2020).

Pretende-se através deste concurso, estimular a criatividade e a inovação do setor guarda-soleiro bem como de áreas técnicas direcionadas para arquitetura têxtil e, em paralelo, promover também a possibilidade de estabelecer ligações entre criativos e empresas, que possam traduzir-se em novos projetos e novos produtos industriais.

A inscrição no concurso é gratuita e deve ser formalizada preenchendo o formulário disponível para o efeito no site do projeto. Para a consulta do regulamento, inscrição e submissão da ideia/conceito, bem como dos critérios de avaliação e prémios deve aceder ao site do projeto iParasol em www.iparasol.pt.

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ActiveRest - Development of a textile mattress guard for the prevention of pressure ulcers

The R&D Copromotion Project ActiveRest started on October 1, 2016 and will last for 30 months, ending on March 31, 2019.

The main objective of ActiveRest is the development of a textile mattress guard, which through a quantitative pressure mapping system, with intelligent action will relieve the pressure on the user, preventing the development of pressure ulcers.

It is also intended to monitor risk parameters in the prevention of pressure ulcers. A communication system and a graphic software interface will be developed to be used by healthcare providers.

ActiveRest will be developed by a multidisciplinary team that has the required and complementary competences to ensure the project good execution, being considered the simultaneous participation of business entities which operate in the critical stages of the product value chain and R&D entities, aiming the good execution of the project.

The project has an Eligible investment of 654 966.94 €, with a financing rate of 71.40%.

 

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