• Tenure-Track Research Positions September 22, 2021
    LARSyS associated laboratory through funding awarded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT) is searching for potential candidates for up to 16 tenure-track research positionsin the following areas: Robotics, Sustainability, Human-Computer Interaction, Energy, Computer Science, Design, Social Sciences, Data Science.
  • LARSyS PhD Fellowships September 22, 2021
    LARSyS has opened applications for up to 12 (twelve) PhD research grants in the areas of Robotics, Brain and Cognition; Networked Cyber Physical Systems; Sustainable Energy Systems; and Digital Media.
  • Injection of green hydrogen and biomethane in existing infrastructure September 22, 2021
    The injection of green hydrogen and biomethane is currently seen as the next step towards the decarbonization of the gas sector in several countries. This paper evaluates impacts on gas transmission and distribution, and conducts an interchangeability analysis, supported by one-dimensional Cantera simulations.
  • Impact of local energy markets integration in power systems layer September 22, 2021
    Impact of local energy markets integration in power systems layer: A comprehensive review is an article published at Applied Energy Journal in the framework of a collaborative research by the Global Observatory on P2P, on the impact of local energy markets on the grid.
  • Testing Protocol, Safety, and Performance Validation of ATENA ventilator September 22, 2021
    The ATENA ventilator project was developed in a community-based approach targeting the development, prototyping, testing, and decentralized manufacturing of a new mechanical ventilator.


  • LARSyS Annual Meeting 2021 September 6, 2021
    The 2021 LARSyS Annual Meeting was a success! This two-day reunion gathered researchers from ISR, IN+, ITI and MARETEC promoting interdisciplinary discussions about current and future challenges and opportunities. Organized in a hybrid format, this year's event marked the cautious return to in-person activities. The Associate Laboratory of Robotics and Engineering Systems (LARSyS) brings together
  • University Spinoffs and Venture Capital Seminar July 21, 2020
    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
  • Seminar: European Robotics Week July 12, 2020
    The European Robotics Week (ERW) was conceived at the European Robotics Forum (ERF) 2011 by the desire of the European Robotics community to bring robotics research and development closer to the public and to build the future Robotics Society. Since then and every year, the ERW has offered one week of various robotics related activities
  • On the News: Beginning of a new space era June 3, 2020
    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
  • Untimely Loss of Professor Paulo Felisberto May 12, 2020
    On 11 May the unfortunate news of the passing of Professor Paulo Felisberto was shared by the Dean of his alma mater. Paulo Felisberto was a researcher at ISR-Lisboa since it was founded, as well as at Centro de Investigação Tecnológica do Algarve, where he carried out research in the areas of acoustics and ocean


  • ITI/LARSyS at INTERACT 2021 September 7, 2021
    The 18th IFIP Technical Committee 13 International Conference promoted on Human-Computer Interaction – INTERACT 2021 was held in Bari, Italy, between August 30 and September 3, 2021. INTERACT conferences are an important platform for researchers and practitioners in the field of Human-Computer Interaction to showcase their work. This year’s theme was “Sense, Feel, Design,” which […]
  • Bauhaus of the Seas Conference: ITI President presented “The Vision of the Bauhaus of the Seas” May 24, 2021
    The Bauhaus of the Seas Conference was held on May 20 at MAAT, co-organized by Instituto Superior Técnico, CM Lisboa, Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program and MAAT – Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology. The President of ITI/LARSyS, Nuno Jardim Nunes, one of the movement creators, participated in the opening session with the communication “The Vision of […]
  • ITI/LARSyS at CHI 2021 May 14, 2021
    The 2021 ACM CHI Virtual Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is the premier international conference on Human-Computer Interaction. It is considered the most prestigious conference in the field of HCI, which counts with the participation of thousands of international attendees annually. This year, for the first time, it was held fully online, between […]
  • LARSyS – Laboratory of Excellence March 9, 2021
    The provisional results of the Call for the Attribution of Associate Laboratory (AL) Statute of FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia was announced on February 24, 2021. The list of results includes 40 institutions, research centers, and consortia. LARSyS – Associate Laboratory of Robotics and Engineering Systems, was one of the AL approved, […]
  • Madeira Safe to Discover App December 23, 2020
    The new Madeira Safe to Discover App is now available! This app allows its users (travelers) to earn free experiences by offering tickets to local attractions in both Madeira and Porto Santo islands. All they have to do is to comply with the security measures stipulated by the regional health authorities, and, for example, submitting […]