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University of Porto & Leixões harbour
A successful cooperation
João Coimbra
Full Professor at ICBAS-UP
President of CIIMAR...
University “center” and “suburbs”

Source: Mallow, W. 2004. New directions for Higher Education, no. 127.
University of Porto

Consolidated report of
Univ. Porto, 2009.
Main R&D Units and Interface Institutions
Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and
Environmental Research

Underwater System...
CIIMAR

Numbers in 2010:
• Researchers and technicians: 276
(124 with PhD)
• International publications: 228
• PhD and MSc...
Prevention and response
to coastal pollution in the
Atlantic Regions
3.1 M EUR

Oceanic Observatory of the
Iberian Margin
...
TRANSVERSAL PROGRAMMES

Science and Society

European Doctoral Programme on
Ecosystem Health and Conservation

Post-gradua...
LSTS
Underwater Systems and
Technology Laboratory
• Autonomous and operator-assisted vehicles and
sensor networks
• Remote...
INESC-Porto
Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering
• Optoelectronics and Electronic Systems Unit
• Optical fiber s...
INEGI
• New Technologies and Advanced Processes
• Experimental Mechanics and New Materials

Development of a hyperbaric
ch...
UPTEC
MISSION
To foster the creation of technology based companies and attract
research and innovation centers of large na...
IDCEM
Institute for the Development of Marine and Maritime
Knowledge and Economy
IDCEM acts as:
• Agency for the promotion...
IDCEM: Actions taken
OCEAN AGENDA OF THE NORTH REGION

CICLO DE WORKSHOPS

Planos de Acção 2008-2010:
Prioridades, Ideias ...
IDCEM: Actions taken
TERRITORIAL COOPERATION FOR THE SEA
GALICIA - NORTH PORTUGAL

CCDR-N

Xunta da Galicia

IDCEM

CETMAR...
IDCEM: Actions taken
TERRITORIAL COOPERATION FOR THE SEA
GALICIA - NORTH PORTUGAL

Oceanic Observatory
of the Iberian Marg...
OCEANOS XXI

Headquarters in Leixões harbour
since 2009
ANCHOR PROJECTS
Overall total an investment estimation of almost 81 million euros
 PCT Mar UP (R & D, technology transfer...
• R&D
• Outreach activities

• Technology Business Centre
• Enterprise Incubator
• Education and Training
University of Porto and APDL (Leixões harbour)
Examples of coolaboration:
• Study of ocean currents on the continental she...
Friendly technologies and some impediments

ISR-Porto
THANK YOU
FOR YOUR ATTENTION
joao.coimbra@ciimar.up.pt
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Joao Coimbra: University of Porto & Leixões Harbour A successful cooperation. Viana do Castelo 2011

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Encuentro Otoño 2011 de RETE, Asociación internacional para la colaboración entre puertos y ciudades. Viana do Castelo, 25 de noviembre de 2011

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Joao Coimbra: University of Porto & Leixões Harbour A successful cooperation. Viana do Castelo 2011

  1. 1. University of Porto & Leixões harbour A successful cooperation João Coimbra Full Professor at ICBAS-UP President of CIIMAR Vice-President of OCEANOS XXI Encontro de Outono 24 - 25 Nov 2011 Viana do Castelo
  2. 2. University “center” and “suburbs” Source: Mallow, W. 2004. New directions for Higher Education, no. 127.
  3. 3. University of Porto Consolidated report of Univ. Porto, 2009.
  4. 4. Main R&D Units and Interface Institutions Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research Underwater Systems and Technology Laboratory Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering Institute of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management Science and Technology Park of the University of Porto
  5. 5. CIIMAR Numbers in 2010: • Researchers and technicians: 276 (124 with PhD) • International publications: 228 • PhD and MSc theses: 60 • Budget: 4.27 M EUR MISSION Develop high-quality research, promote technological development and support public policies in the area of Marine and Environmental Sciences
  6. 6. Prevention and response to coastal pollution in the Atlantic Regions 3.1 M EUR Oceanic Observatory of the Iberian Margin 3.6 M EUR Managing effects of global climate on estuarine biodiversity and productivity 1.0 M EUR Sustainable extensive and semi-intensive coastal aquaculture in southern Europe 2.7 M EUR Sharing life science infrastructures and skills to benefit the European Atlantic Area biotechnology sector 2.7 M EUR
  7. 7. TRANSVERSAL PROGRAMMES Science and Society European Doctoral Programme on Ecosystem Health and Conservation Post-graduation studies PROMAR Thematic networks Technology transfer Support to public policies Doctoral Programme Environmental Sciences on Marine Marine Integration of European marine research networks of excellence and
  8. 8. LSTS Underwater Systems and Technology Laboratory • Autonomous and operator-assisted vehicles and sensor networks • Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) for the inspection of underwater structures. • Low cost AUV for coastal oceanography. • Low cost sensor modules for remote and/or networked environmental data collection. • Acoustic navigation technology for multiple AUVs. • Operational concepts for the coordinated operation of multiple AUVs. • Control architecture for the coordination and control of multiple vehicles.
  9. 9. INESC-Porto Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering • Optoelectronics and Electronic Systems Unit • Optical fiber sensors • Integrated optics and microfabrication ... (Environment: Research and development of novel concepts for environmental sensing) • Information and Communication Systems Unit • Software engineering • Advanced information systems engineering ... (Telecommunications: Development of services and innovative software applications, platform development for service creation) • Ocean Systems Group •Development and advanced systems for the automatic collection and processing of data in aquatic environments
  10. 10. INEGI • New Technologies and Advanced Processes • Experimental Mechanics and New Materials Development of a hyperbaric chamber for organism exposure made of composite materials (CIIMAR and INEGI)
  11. 11. UPTEC MISSION To foster the creation of technology based companies and attract research and innovation centers of large national and international companies, through a strong economical model, supported by knowledge and technology transfer. UPTEC MAR supports projects related to the Sciences and Technologies of the Sea, benefiting from the proximity to structures and facilities of the Leixões’ Port and the advanced research in these fields developed at the University of Porto.
  12. 12. IDCEM Institute for the Development of Marine and Maritime Knowledge and Economy IDCEM acts as: • Agency for the promotion of scientific knowledge • Agency for the valorization of research and technology service agreements • Agency for the entrepreneurship promotion of Signature of statutes (Day of the sea - 16th Nov. 2006)
  13. 13. IDCEM: Actions taken OCEAN AGENDA OF THE NORTH REGION CICLO DE WORKSHOPS Planos de Acção 2008-2010: Prioridades, Ideias & Projectos Agenda regional para o MAR 30:Novembro.2007 CCDR-N (Porto)
  14. 14. IDCEM: Actions taken TERRITORIAL COOPERATION FOR THE SEA GALICIA - NORTH PORTUGAL CCDR-N Xunta da Galicia IDCEM CETMAR Areas of cooperation:  Quality of the marine environment  Marine resources  Food sector  Biotechnology and new products  Shipping and naval repair, recreational boating  Culture & turism + envolvement of 120 portuguese and spanish partners
  15. 15. IDCEM: Actions taken TERRITORIAL COOPERATION FOR THE SEA GALICIA - NORTH PORTUGAL Oceanic Observatory of the Iberian Margin 3.6 M EUR To consolidate an extended grid of oceano-meteorological observations on the continental shelf in the trans-frontier region of Northern Portugal and Galicia. www.observatorioraia.org
  16. 16. OCEANOS XXI Headquarters in Leixões harbour since 2009
  17. 17. ANCHOR PROJECTS Overall total an investment estimation of almost 81 million euros  PCT Mar UP (R & D, technology transfer, business incubation, training, science communication) Promoter: UPTEC- University of Porto Investment: 4.394.774 EUR Funding: PO Norte  Cruise Terminal of Leixões , APDL Promoter: APDL Investment: 49.753.671,00 EUR
  18. 18. • R&D • Outreach activities • Technology Business Centre • Enterprise Incubator • Education and Training
  19. 19. University of Porto and APDL (Leixões harbour) Examples of coolaboration: • Study of ocean currents on the continental shelf, sea level changes, and impact assessment of dredging (CIIMAR) • Underwater robotics for port and ship inspection, and bathymetry studies (ISR-Porto / LSTS) • Information management systems (INESC-Porto) • Operations and port facilities (INEGI-Porto) • Project monitoring, maritime and port engineering works (IHRH-Porto) • Transport management and communication routes (Fac. Engineering, UP) • Architectural design of buildings (Fac. Architecture, UP)
  20. 20. Friendly technologies and some impediments ISR-Porto
  21. 21. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION joao.coimbra@ciimar.up.pt

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