16th July

09:30 - 09:35 Welcome

Opening by FEUP's dean, professor João Falcão e Cunha.

09:35 - 10:00 DEI Presentation

Evolution of the training offer, research labs and opportunities for collaboration. Session by DEI's director, professor João M. P. Cardoso.

10:00 - 11:15 Guided Tour to DEI

Guided tour to DEI's research labs and programmes. Parallel sessions where participants can interact with our lab heads, and programme directors. [+details]

11:15 - 12:15 Panel: Universities and industry: societal impacts of joint innovation

Discussion of collaboration models between universities and companies, looking into what are the best practices for creating long-term relationships and the co-creation of value.

With Concepción Galdon (IE University), Joana Resende (University of Porto) and Luís Sarmento (Inductiva Research Labs). Moderated by Rui Maranhão (DEI/FEUP).

12:15 - 13:00 Meet the director

Interactive session with companies and DEI's executive committee, for clarifying the many ways in which companies may interact and collaborate with the department.

13:00 - 14:00 Break
14:00 - 15:00 DEI Pitch Session

Pitch sessions in which students of selected MSc and PhD thesis will present a business idea to a panel of experts. A “Best Pitch” award will be received by the best pitch.

The session will be juried by João Ranito, Felipe Ávila da Costa and Frederico Santos.

  • Round 1: 1-min initial pitch by the 10 selected candidates.
  • Initial voting by the jury and the audience.
  • Round 2: Final 3-min pitch by the 3 most voted candidates.
  • Final voting by the jury and the audience.
  • Delivery of the awards

The 10 ideas to be pitched are:

  • CoDi: Leveraging Compatibility and Diversity in Computational Mashup Creation from Large Loop Collections, by Gonçalo Bernardo (MIEIC)
  • Generative XAI in Computer-Aided Detection of Glaucoma Risk, by Pedro Lopes (MIEIC)
  • Mobile app for protecting cyclists and pedestrians in road traffic, by Luís Mendes (MIEIC)
  • Intelligent Form Design: Exploiting Unstructured Natural Language Fields, by Diogo Yaguas (MIEIC)
  • Diagnosis of epilepsy in EEGs using limited supervision, by Joana Ramos (MIEIC)
  • Image Manipulation and Classification: An Application to Fire Detection, by Sandro Campos (MIEIC)
  • From Monoliths to Microservices: automating service boundary detection, by Rúben Jesus (MESW)
  • Serious game based on augmented reality for melanoma prevention, by Ana Ferreira (MM)
  • Blind or Partially Sighted Visitors in Museums: Enhancing the Visitors’ Experience Through Assistive Technologies , by Roberto Vaz (PDMD)
  • Knowledge Management in Public Organisations: the case of the Secretary for Expertise, Research and Analysis of the Ministério Público Federal Brasileiro, by Karlla Barros (MCI)
15:00 - 16:00 DEI VisualAbstracts Session

Interactive digital space with works by students of DEI programmes, for exchanging ideas and suggestions. [+details]