Cork composites are used where lightweight, thermal insulation and damping/acoustic management is needed, the ability to agglomerate cork with a numbe ...Read more
Why work with ESA Broker in Portugal?
In the space sector, IPN is an active member of ESA's Technology Transfer Broker Network supporting the commercialisation of space technology in non-space markets and broadcasting the best and most promising space technologies, developed by companies and academia, enhancing new commercial ventures, licencing agreements and expanding their market outreach.
In addition, with the support of the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), IPN manages the ESA Business Incubation Centre in Portugal - a programme that supports entrepreneurs and startups up to 5 years old to use a space asset to create innovative businesses in other sectors - and the ESA Ambassador Platform for Satcom & Integrated Applications Promotion, a programme that funds demonstrator and feasibility study projects, supporting the use of satellite communications or a combination of two or more space assets to generate new or improve existing services in non-space markets.
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The proposed technology is a promising energy harvesting method that has a simple working mechanism. ...Read more
SARGO is a system for probing water characteristics through the analysis of signals reflected from the water surface. ...Read more
The Institution has the facilities and experience required to develop modified resin systems that can provide multifunctional characteristics, based o ...Read more
The algorithm was originally developed as a method for selecting the best landing site for spacecraft, based on criteria such as terrain texture ...Read more
Filament winding is a manufacturing process for high-performance composite material parts and components, which yields products with high strength/wei ...Read more