University Spinoffs and Venture Capital Seminar

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On monday June 8th, at 5 PM, an ISR-Lisboa seminar occurred with several invited guests, on the topic of high-growth entrepreneurship fuelled by deep-tech, hosted together with Armilar Ventures. Armilar Venture Partners is Portugal’s leading venture capital funds manager and a deep-tech investor in ICT, HealthTech and CleanTech, with a focus on early-stage technology-based

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On the News: Beginning of a new space era

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A historical event happened on May 30 2020, when the first private company successfully sent humans into orbit (Crew Dragon Demo-2). On the News features overviews by ISR-Lisboa researchers on historical events and news in which they have some expertise. Enjoy this informed comment by Professor Rodrigo Ventura, researcher on the intersection of robotics and

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AMADEE-20: ISR team pre-selected for simulated Mars mission

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Even though it’s a tremendously inhospitable environment to humans, space exploration continuously pushes the boundaries of humanity’s reach. When it comes to protecting humans from the harsh conditions of such environments robotic platforms can be a great asset to minimize exposure, much like it’s done on Earth’s most remote locations. Using a mobile robot for

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Robot sponsorship and NatGeo Mission

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SenseSeat is an egg-shaped chair that isolates you from your surroundings in an immersive experience. It can lean back, change colours, play stereo music or even alter the temperature around you. Developed at M-ITI the currently operational chair sits at the Cristiano Ronaldo hotel in Madeira. From the experience of developing SenseSeat and the

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Luís Vidigal Award 2018

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The Luís Vidigal Prize awards, every year, a cash sum and recognition to the student author whose thesis gathers the best scientific, innovation and quality characteristics. João Domingos, tutored by Professor João Xavier, has won the 2018 edition for his Master's thesis: “A Step Towards Distributed Control of Massive-scale Networks.” The award was announced at the opening

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Back to the future

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  The Institute for Systems and Robotics-Lisbon stands, today, on 26 years of achievements. All the projects, students, dreams and goals that have come by the North Tower of Alameda, culminate in the high-quality research done today and the multicultural environment of challenging practices and intellectual stimulation. In this year to come, ISR|Lisboa will continue on,

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