One of the current trends is for the use of drones, also known as Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), in a number of civil and commercial scenarios. ...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 Institution has a thermoplastic stamping cell with an Automated 2D Unidirectional Layup machine that is able to manufacture blanks made of tapes w ...Read more
The proposed technology is a promising energy harvesting method that has a simple working mechanism. ...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
D-Orbit Electro-Explosive System (EES) was developed by D-Orbit in the scope of D-SAT mission. ...Read more
Aerospace, automotive, industry, defense, telecommunications are some of the areas posing new challenges to the software industry in term of high avai ...Read more
Urban environments have rich GNSS reflected signals from buildings, trees, bridges and other objects multipath) which can contaminate Code ...Read more
SARGO is a system for probing water characteristics through the analysis of signals reflected from the water surface. ...Read more