On the 2nd of November 2021, UNINOVA welcomed SGS Portugal at the research centre to kick-off the collaboration within the scope of the DataCoLAB. The DataCoLAB has been recognized as a collaborative laboratory by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) for a renewable period of five years following an evaluation by international experts. It is composed of multiple parties, being led by SGS and copromoted by FI Group Portugal and Smartwatt. From the research side it counts with the participation of UNINOVA-CTS, Universidade do Porto, Universidade do Minho and Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo.
The main goal of DataCoLAB is to create and promote research and development activities aimed at intersectoral innovation with multidisciplinary stakeholders, using data-driven solutions to redefine the way we produce, consume and live.
In this context, the UNINOVA team presented some of the developed data-driven solutions encompassing three target sectors: manufacturing, healthcare and agrifood.
Regarding healthcare, UNINOVA showcased the centre’s expertise involved in COVOICE-19 project, which combines data science and Artificial Intelligence to develop a non-invasive diagnosis support system for COVID-19 patients using voice recordings.