Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Tecnologia e Ciênci
INESC TEC is a private non-profit institution having as associates the University of Porto, INESC and the Polytechnic Institute of Porto. The activity is conducted by 715 researchers, from which 273 hold a PhD degree. Under INESC TEC, 13 Centres are active in research, technology transfer, intellectual property and software licenses management, knowledge valorisation and launching of spin-off companies. Its main areas are Telecommunications and Multi-media, Power Systems, Manufacturing Systems, Industrial Management, Information and Computer Graphics Systems, Optoelectronics and Electronic Systems, Robotics and Intelligent Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Real Time Systems, Computer Science, Critical Software Systems and Innovation, Biomedical. The Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES) is INESC TEC’s main actor in the areas of electrical energy. It is internationally recognised for its expertise in problems relating to the integration of renewable energy in power systems, distributed generation and smart-grids, energy efficiency, gamification and ICT solutions development.