On the 29th of April 2016, BioMachines Lab’s student Miguel Duarte successfully defended his PhD thesis at the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), entitled “Engineering Evolutionary Control for Real-world Robotic Systems”. The thesis was supervised by Prof. Anders Christensen and Prof. Sancho Oliveira, and Miguel’s thesis… Continue Reading
Comunicado à imprensa Title: Um Mar de Robôs Subtítulo: Projeto de investigação português inova na área da robótica marinha e ganha prémio internacional Projeto português do Instituto de Telecomunicações do Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, e da Universidade de Lisboa ganhou o… Continue Reading
Press Release Title: A Sea of Robots Subtitle: Researchers develop a swarm of aquatic robots that learn to cooperate by themselves A team of researchers from the Institute of Telecommunications at University Institute of Lisbon and from University of Lisbon… Continue Reading
We were also featured on national TV program Exame Informática TV!
Our OceanSwarm project was featured on national TV program Sucesso.pt. The video can be found below.
On the 30th of October 2015, BioMachines Lab’s student Tiago Rodrigues successfully defended his MSc thesis at the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), entitled “Sensor Modulation and Local Communication in Evolutionary Robotics”. The thesis was supervised by Prof. Anders Christensen and Prof. Sancho… Continue Reading
The Ocean Swarm team from the BioMachines Lab has successfully reached the end of the COHiTEC program. After 4 intensive months of market research, business models, financials, intellectual property, SWOT analysis and many other business tools and methods, we pitched our business… Continue Reading
The BioMachines Lab team attended the Blue Business Forum (BBF), which took place at FIL, Lisbon between the 4th and 6th of June of 2015. BBF was part of Blue Week, an event aimed at promoting the sea industry in Portugal.… Continue Reading
We have been working hard and making progress on our drones on the last few months. They can now execute missions autonomously, such as navigation and patrolling. The next step will be moving to larger numbers of drones and have… Continue Reading
The BioMachines Lab team attended to BlueBio Alliance’s launch, in Paula Rego’s House of Stories. This alliance consists on a network of companies and knowledge centers related to sea, aiming to facilitate the transference of knowledge developed in the almost… Continue Reading