16 February 2010

New Innovation Networks in Key Focused Areas of ICT

The Carnegie Mellon Portugal program is launching three new innovation networks, whose goal is to consolidate and expand the successful cooperation among all partner institutions and industrial affiliates.

For this purpose, three different thematic events sponsored by FCT, one for each innovation network, shall join corporate executives and members of the scientific community:

1) Innovation Forum on Security and Critical Infrastructure Protection (NET-SCIP), Coimbra, on the morning of Monday, February 22, 2010. read more

2) Innovation Forum on Future Internet Services and Technologies (NET- FIT), Lisbon, on the morning of Tuesday, February 23, 2010. read more

3) Innovation Forum on Services and Technologies for Interactive Media (NET-STIM), Lisbon, on the morning of Wednesday, February 24, 2010. read more

The three networks shall build on the ongoing research and education activities of the Carnegie Mellon Portugal program and are envisioned to become active platforms for fruitful interactions between industry and academia.

The thematic events, which also feature the latest outcomes of the international partnership to the general public, are included in the visit to Portugal of the President of Carnegie Mellon University, Dr. Jared Cohon, and the Dean of Engineering, Dr. Pradeep Khosla, scheduled to begin on February 22, 2010.