MAST is a project proposal submitted by the University of Madeira (UMa) and M-ITI that has been recently approved by the European Commission. This proposal was ranked second best with 90 points (out of 100) in an allegedly very strong competition of over a hundred proposals. Valentina Nisi,Sergi Bermúdez and Chris Csíkszentmihályi are some of the Faculty involved in this academic project. MAST is […]
The design and art department from Uma have been working in partnership with the CTP lab in some serious interesting projects. Hexacat is a playful, decorative cat house, with different hexagon modules that can create a good experience for these felines. It can be adapted in different configurations, adding flexibility to the configuration and the […]
The Institute for Qualification, IP-RAM was open on May 10 and 11, in an initiative that aims to arouse interest for the wide range of training available in its facilities . The so-called ‘Open Doors 2018’ is an opportunity for young people who wish to follow the vocational pathway to enter the labor market or […]
Between April 23-27, Sara Tranquada, Vitor Aguiar and Raul Masu, participated in the Science and Technology Week event, held at The Francisco Franco and Levada Secondary schools, where they presented their projects, Implicit Association Test, ProBot and an Interactive Music System, respectively.
Last Tuesday, 24nd of Abril, we were visited by a committee from Nonagon, a science and technologies park from São Miguel, Azores. We showed our facilities (the CTP lab), demonstrated our building capabilities and Julian presented Design Constrains, From James Auger and himself.
Professor Kelly Loosly has worked in animation and live action production for the past twenty three years, working on both the artistic and managerial sides of the industries. Mr. Loosli began his career as a clay animator for television commercials at the age of 15. While attending Brigham Young University he received a Student Emmy for his clay […]
Today we had the visit of the Secretary of State for Internationalisation Affairs, Prof. Dr. Eurico Brilhante Dias, accompanied by the Advisor Dr. Marta Costa, from Portugal mainland. The Vice-President of the Regional Government, Dr. Pedro Calado and Dr. Patrícia Caires, Regional Assistant Director of Economy were also present. The Observatório Oceânico da Madeira was also part […]
Our team from the CTP Lab, Victor Azevedo, vitor Aguiar and Luis Jesus participated in the worldskills Portugal event, that took place between 25 of February and 2 of March in Beja. This started with a partnership with Instituto para a Qualificação IP-RAM, where Victor Azevedo and Vitor Aguiar give lectures. Luis Jesus participaded in […]
Our interactive piece reflects on this event to bring forward alternative understandings of what Blockchain technologies can do for Intellectual Property. It questions what Intellectual Property is, who is produced by and for. Could we imagine a sort of intellectual Property that adds intrigue to information? One that is locally produced and consumed? valuable for […]
January 25, 2018 The second part of the workshop, the youth were engaged in using the laser cutter machine to create parts for 3D sculptures that they then assembled. Following the hands-on work, we discussed with the youth how the facilities at the CTP Lab fit into and expand their ideas of what can be […]