Hand in hand with innovation partners
CoLabs have a general objective of fostering close cooperation between industry and academia, aiming at the development of high added value products and services.
Smart Energy Lab – SEL
It is a Collaborative Laboratory (CoLab) in the area of energy services. It was developed under the aegis of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, aiming to create highly qualified scientific jobs in a specific area - energy services. It is funded by FCT/ANI, in parallel with competitive R&D funding and its own funding (in kind and capital) by its Associates.
EDP is the largest associate, holding 40% of the capital, implemented through EDP Comercial.
Vasco da Gama - Energy Storage
Forestwise - Forest Management
The Collaborative Laboratory for Integrated Forest and Fire Management aims to develop research, innovation and knowledge and technology transfer activities with a view to increasing sustainable forest management in Portugal, the competitiveness of the Portuguese forestry sector and reducing the negative consequences of rural fires.