• Tenure-Track Research Positions August 2, 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 2021 Annual Meeting is coming soon August 2, 2021
    The 2021 LARSyS annual meeting will take place on July 14th and 19th, in a hybrid format.
  • Seminar at DEM: Failure Prediction in Adhesive Joints with Composites Using Stress Singularities August 2, 2021
    On July 13th, at 2 pm, in the DEM meeting room, takes place the seminar Failure Prediction in Adhesive Joints with Composites Using Stress Singularities by Prof. Alberto Barroso Caro.
  • LARSyS PhD Fellowships August 2, 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.
  • LARSyS Annual Meeting 2021 August 2, 2021
    The 2021 LARSyS annual meeting will take place on July 14th and 19th, with a Thematic Lines Session and a In-Person Plenary Meeting.


  • 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
  • Collaborative Projects with Industry under CMU Portugal Large-Scale Program May 8, 2020
    The Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program (CMU Portugal) has recently attributed an investment of 21M€ to research, of which 11.4 M€ come from the European COMPETE 2020 Program and from the Portugal Foundation for Science and Tegolechnology (FCT). Of this value, 6M€ are through the CMU Portugal Program at CMU while 3.5M€ come from participating Portuguese


  • 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 […]
  • Macaronight 2020 – European Researchers’ Night November 26, 2020
    The European Researchers’ Night is being celebrated on Friday, November 27, this year. The University of Madeira and ARDITI are organizing this event fully online, for the first time, due to COVID-19. The new format includes online videos, conferences, activities, virtual visits, and more, of the different research units available here. Some of the involved […]