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Between 22 and 24 April, Besurg team participated and organized the iDroneExperience. During this competition, the participants programmed multiple drones to perform automatic tasks, such as delivery of medicine.


DIGARC received the visit of the Minister of sciences, tecnology and higher education

At 16  February 2016, the DIGARC center and BESURG members received the visit of the Minister of sciences, tecnology and higher education from Portugal. The BESURG members provided a demonstration of the different prototypes related with health care and improved surgical procedures that are ongoing.

Poster award at SPIE Medical Imaging

The study "Semi-automatic 3D segmenation of costal cartilage in CT data from Pectus Excavatum patients " received a poster award at SPIE Medical Imaging 2015.

Honorable prize at SPIE Medical Imaging

The study "Voxel-based registration of simulated and real patient CBCT data for accurate dental implant pose estimation" received an honorable prize at SPIE Medical Imaging 2015.

i3D Puncture System News

Science and Technology Week 2014

Between November 22nd and 30th the ICVS| ECS the National Agency for Scientific and Technological Culture – Ciência Viva – to commemorate the Science and Technology Week.

The ICVS | ECS integrated this important week and promoted several experimental activities for more than 300 students with ages between 3 and 17 years old.

This was an unique opportunity to motivate young students and give them the opportunity to talk with researchers.


iDroneCup - Smart Drones Competitions

iDroneCup is a competition of autonomous drones which holds its first edition in 2014. Organized by the Electronics and Computer Engineering Degrees of the School of Technology of IPCA, the competition goal is to encourage education in robotics.

SeGAH 2014

The Besurg group is member of the organization of the IEEE 3rd International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health (SeGAH 2014). This 3rd edition will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from May 14-16, 2014.

DIGARC and ICVS signed a new collaboration protocol (25/03/2014)



Inauguration of the DIGARC (14/03/2014)