João Pedro Silva

Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave (IPCA)

Bilateral Meetings

  • Wednesday 10:40 h – 13:00 h
  • Wednesday 14:00 h – 18:00 h
DescriptionIPCA is a Public Higher Education Institution established on December 1994 and is located in Barcelos. IPCA offers a wide range of courses, such as Bachelor degrees, Professional Masters, Professional Higher Education Courses and non-degree courses through the Management, Technology and Design Schools. Scientific activity is also developed through research centers in distinct training areas and there are special enrollment to the enterprise network interface supported by the Companies Spin-off, the Business Simulation Centre and the Europe Direct Information Centre (CIED). 
ICT4SILVER is an INTERREG Susoe european project where SME companies may be involved having the opportunity to benefit from a living lab program providing product/solutions test in a real user environment.IPCA is 1 of the 9 partners of the ICT4SILVER project, and responsible for the support to SMEs in the North of Portugal.
Organization Type University, Research, Association/Agency
Areas of Activities

Medical devices

    Information and Communication Technology

      Hospital and Care equipment

        Operating technology and equipment

          Physiotherapy, Orthopaedic Technology

            Offer & Request

            Tests of new products/solutions with real users under a living lab context

            We are offering a program for tests of new ICT products/solutions for the silver economy, with real users under a living lab context, with no fees for the SMEs. We are seeking SMEs interested in taking advantage of this opportunity provided by our INTERREG Sudoe project ICT4SILVER (https://www.interreg-sudoe.eu/gbr/projects/the-approved-projects/164-ict-key-enabling-technologies-to-meet-the-needs-of-silver-economy-in-the-sudoe-area). In return, PMEs are required to get involved in the development of those tests.

            Cooperation Offered
            1. Research co-operation
            2. Other
            Cooperation Requested
            1. Research co-operation