In this section you can find a short introduction to successful technology transfers ocurred in the Portuguese space industry and academia. These stories illustrate the ability of space tecnology to respond to needs in our daily lives!
- National space technology applied down-to-Earth, at the spotlight!29.08.2017ESA BIC Portugal and some of the incubatees on the Portuguese news, featuring Connect Robotics, Findster, SpaceLayer Technologies e Bluecover. Read out more at http://observador.pt/especiais/estas-startups-portuguesas-dao-a-mao-ao-espaco-com-os-pes-na-terra/
- Success Story: "Astronaut study gives voice to people with disabilities"17.04.2017EyeSpeak is a direct spin-off from the work LusoSpace did for an ESA study on visualisation tools for astronauts. Now-a-days, the technology is being used to help people with extreme mobility and communication limitations. Full story in: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Engineering_Technology/TTP2/Astronaut_study_gives_voice_to_people_with_disabilities
- Success Story: "Bank On It" about Feedzai13.06.2014"Drawing on their experience building complex software for simulating spaceflight, Portuguese scientists have created a 21st-century way of detecting banking fraud here on Earth. " Full article: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Technology/TTP2/Bank_on_it
- Success Story "Identifying Alzheimer's Using Space Software"14.04.2014"Software for processing satellite pictures taken from space is now helping medical researchers to establish a simple method for wide-scale screening for Alzheimer’s disease." For the full story, please visit: http://www.esa-tec.eu/success-stories/from-space/identifying-alzheimers-using-space-software/
- "Planet Hunter Sharpens Eye Surgery"14.04.2014"Physicians in the Netherlands have turned to expertise from a planet-hunting telescope to steady their surgical microscope and save the sight of people threatened by blindness." For the full story, please visit: http://www.esa-tec.eu/success-stories/from-space/planet-hunter-sharpens-eye-surgery/
- "Honey, are you for real?"14.04.2014"A laser device developed in the hopes of measuring carbon on Mars may soon be used here on Earth to root out counterfeit foods – and make sure that honey, olive oil and chocolate are what they claim." For the full story, please visit: http://www.esa-tec.eu/success-stories/from-space/honey-are-you-for-real/