Pedro Arezes interview about "the cockpit of the future" highlighted once more in the media

The MIT Portugal Program National Director´s interview to 90 Segundos de Ciência about the project "cockpit of the future" was again highlighted in the media.

The podcast was chosen to be broadcasted on the Radio Antena 1 Program - Prova Oral - and the future of autonomous cars was under discussion for around audio 7 minutes (16.08 MB)

The "cockpit of the future" project is being developed by the group of Ergonomics and Human Factors (BOSCH project) at the University of Minho.

MIT Portugal Program student is developing a process to transform peels into food that prevents diseases

Claudia Amorim is a MIT Portugal Program Bioengineering Phd student at the University of Minho and is currently working on a project to create food that helps to prevent diseases thanks to the use of peels.

The goal is to transform food components that we usually waste such as onionskin, corn kernel or garlic stem, to produce prebiotics that can be incorporated into some types of food.

More about Claudia´s project on the article published by Jornal de Notícias Newspaper and SIC Notícias!

Projeto Uminho MIT CascasClaudia Amorim SIC Notícias

Pedro Arezes talks about "the cockpit of the future", a project on autonomous vehicles which is being developed at University of Minho

The MIT Portugal Program National Director, spoke on 90 Segundos de Ciência, a Antena 1 Radio Program dedicated to promote Portuguese Research.

Pedro Arezes´ interview was focused on the project known as "cockpit of the future" which is being developed by the University of Minho in a partnership with Bosch Portugal to design and create autonomous vehicles.

Whitout a driver, what changes in the interior design of a car? Will entertainment and comfort somehow compromise safetyListen to the Radio Program to know more about this project.

Cockpit do Futuro

Suscity Project and MPP Paper signed by Claudia Sousa Monteiro on Edifícios e Energia Magazine

Suscity is in Edifícios e Energia Magazine! the MIT Portugal Program´s Project goal is to develop and integrate new tools and services to promote urban resource efficiency. 

This magazine article also focuses on a specific paper signed by Claudia Sousa Monteiro, a MPP SES Phd Student and researcher of the Suscity Project who won this year the Georgios Kazas Award. The paper is co-authored by André Pina and Paulo Ferrão from Instituto Superior Técnico, and Carlos Cerezo and Christoph Reinhart from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

  pdf Full article (1.21 MB)

Overview of MIT Portugal Program´s 10th anniversary and plans for the future highlighted in the Media

Celebrating our 10th anniversary in the Media!

MPP came a long way since the 2006 when the partnership between Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Portugal was signed by Mariano Gago, former Minister for Science and Technology, and Phillip L. Clay, former Chancellor of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

More about MIT Portugal anniversary in the media: RTP3; Jornal de Notícias; Correio da Manhã; LUSAPúblico online; Observador Online; RTP online; CM online; Destak online;  Diário Digital online; Notícias ao Minuto; Sapo 24 onlinePorto Canal online; Diáro As Beiras; Diário de Coimbra; Diário do Minho; Antena do MInho

And some selected numbers from our 10 years:

3110 candidates have applied to the MIT Portugal doctoral programs, 48% of these were international applicants

958 registrations – in Master and PhDs at Portuguese Universities through MIT Portugal doctoral programs

429 graduations both in MPP PhDs and Masters

184 PhD students ‘researches at MIT under the MPP

45 Scholars at MIT under the MPP

270 Portuguese faculty members associated with MPP graduate programs

70 MIT faculty members associated with MPP graduate programs

23 projects funded by FCT through the MPP

2,25M€ private co-funding of research projects

3 current large scale research projects in Sustainable Cities; Stem Cells Engineering for Regenerative Medicine; and approaches to design and manufacturing in mobility industries

28 Portuguese research centers

8 MIT research centers

22 companies funded by Faculty and Students affiliated with MPP

117 ventures accelerated trough Building Global Innovators, of which 74 are active.