Round Tables

Plenary sessions

Aimed at sharing knowledge and good practices in I&D+I, as well as strengthening the link between academia and business, ICOPEV also has a number of plenary sessions given by individuals from the scientific and technological system and companies.

Round Table I


Theme:  Project TRACE: Perspectives on Knowledge and Technology Transfer in Higher Education

Moderators and Organizers: 
Vera Ferro Lebres
Kathleen Carvalho


José Barbosa (Scientific director of Intelligent Technologies | MORE – Laboratório Colaborativo Montanhas de Investigação | Invited Professor at Instituto Politécnico de Bragança)

Ronaldo Bernardo (CEFET-RJ, Brazil)

Jorge Humberto Sampaio (Entrepreneurship Office at Instituto Politécnico de Bragança)

Jordi Andreu (Founder of T-valley business ecosystem | Professor at Universitat Rovira i Virgili)

Felipe Haddad Manfio (Business and Community Relations Director Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná, Brazil)

Sara Proença (Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra)

Round Table II

University of Minho | ANI | Bosch Car Multimédia Portugal S.A. | FCT

Plenary Session Theme: Best Practices in Industry-University Collaboration

Moderator: António Bob Santos
(Vogal do Conselho Diretivo da FCT; Executive Coordinator of Programa Impulso Adultos/Jovens STEAM, Resilience and Recovery Plan;
ANI – Agência Nacional de InovaçãoANI – Agência Nacional de Inovação; Member of the Economic and Social Council)

Eduardo Pinto (ANI)
Gabriela Fernandes (UC)
Paula Ferreira (UMinho)
Maria do Sameiro Carvalho (Centro Algoritmi)

Round Table Visit to industrial facilities

ISQ – Instituto de Soldadura e Qualidade / LABET

Theme: Core Technologies for Cyber-Physical Manufacturing Systems.

(The co-operation between enterprises and science and technology organizations  in the development of industrial solutions)

Helena Gouveia (ISQ)
Vasco Pires (ISQ)
Nuno Marques (ISQ)
Francisco Frazão Guerreiro (ISQ)