Private non-profit association at the interface of academia & industry
Development of MIP sensors
INESC Porto – Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering of Porto – is a private non-profit association, recognized as Public Interest Institution, and appointed in 2002 as Associated Laboratory. Its core objective is to contribute to the implementation of an efficient interface between the academic environment and the worlds of industry, services and Public Administration in the areas of Information Technologies, Telecommunications and Optoelectronics, providing scientific research and technological development as well as consulting and advanced training. The Optoelectronics and Electronic Systems Unit develops its activity in Optoelectronics, mainly in fibre optic technology. It is oriented to applied research and development in fibre sensing, fibre optic sources and in microfabrication (thin films and integrated optics), seeking also opportunities for technology transfer to Portuguese industrial companies through its specific competencies on optoelectronics and electronic systems integration.