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8th Meeting of the Steering Committee of the Fraunhofer-Portugal Program

 - 25/07/2008

Logotipo da FhG – Fraunhofer Gesellschaft The Steering Committee of the Fraunhofer - Portugal Program met on 25 July 2008. This was the 8th time since this program had begun a little more than one year previously, on 18 April 2007, under the scope of the Knowledge Networks activities integrated within the Commitment to Science for Portugal’s Future initiative.

The meeting aimed to review the progress of the program and decide aspects of its future development, particularly for projects in its topic areas and the future Fraunhofer Institute which has already started its activities alongside the University of Porto, under the direction of Dr. Dirk Elias, hired in an international public tender process which was advertised in Portugal and in Germany, and who was present at the meeting This institute, which will be the first Fraunhofer Institute to be set up outside Germany, and its focus will be on Technology, Applications and Services for Ambient Assisted Living.

Those who participated in the meeting of the Fraunhofer were its President and the President of the Science and Technology Foundation (FCT), João Sentieiro, the President of The Knowledge Society Agency (UMIC), Luis Magalhães, Professor Pedro Guedes de Oliveira, Dr. Georg Rosenfeld from the office of the Presidency of Fraunhofer Gesellschaft (FhG), and Professor José Luis Encarnação, also from FhG.

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