Region wants to be on the map of Research

Jornal da Madeira
21 December, 2013 (All day)

Visit of minister Poiares Maduro to M-ITI - 20 decemberReport in the local newspaper about the visit of the Minister Poiares Maduro on the 20th of December.

The minister had the chance to hear about several projects of M-ITI and to talk with students and researchers.

Read the full article, in portuguese, here

Visit of Professor Mauricio Almeida from University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

20 December, 2013 (All day)

Report in local tv channel about the visit of Prof Mauricio Almeida from Univeristy of Minas Gerais in Brazil.

The professor was in M-ITI to give about "Structuring knowledge for healthcare electronic records and medical information systems interoperability"

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Visit of Minister Poiares Maduro to M-ITI

RTP Madeira
20 December, 2013 (All day)

Visit of the Minister for Regional Development Poiares Maduro to Madeira-ITI

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Ministry Poiares Maduro visits M-ITI

Diário de Notícias da Madeira
19 December, 2013 (All day)

News article about the visit of Ministry Poiares Maduro to M-ITI facilities.

Read the all article, in Portuguese, here.

Report about the visit of Professor Mauricio Almeida

Diário de Notícias da Madeira
18 December, 2013 (All day)

Article in the local newspaper about the visit of Professor Mauricio Almeida from Minas Gerais University in Brazil.

Read the full article, in portuguese, here.


Madeira-ITI/Univ. Madeira wins european research project of 2.35M€

16 December, 2013 (All day)

Report from local channel news in portuguese.

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Interview with Prof Nuno Nunes for the Radio Renascença

Radio Renascença
5 December, 2013 (All day)

An interview with Prof. Nuno Nunes for the portuguese radio station "Renascença".

The main subject of this interview was the project LEAPFROG HCI-DI which recently won the ERA Chairs pilot call launched in December 2012 by the European Union.

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Portuguese Research Project wins 2,35M€ from european funding

2 December, 2013 (All day)

The news that Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute has received a grant from the ERA Chairs, a research program of the European Commission’s (EC) Horizon 2020 Framework Program, can be found in several channel news. 

The Project, LEAPFROG HCI-DI, focuses on the areas of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Design Innovation (DI), is one of the first projects selected, and will be receiving €2.35 million for a period of four years.

Read the full news, in portuguese, here:

European funding ensures evolution for the institute

Diário de Notícias da Madeira
29 November, 2013 (All day)


 Interview with Prof. Nuno Nunes about the "LEADFROG HCI-DI" project which recently received 2,35M€ from european funding.

In this article Prof Nuno Nunes, President of M-ITI, makes an analysis of what this project represents for the institute in terms of evolution and reflects in local economy.

Read the full article, in portuguese, here.

M-ITI students present projects for Museu Casa da Luz

Diário Cidade
26 November, 2013 (All day)

alunos do m-iti apresentam trabalhos no museu casa da luzAn article in local newspaper about the capstone project for Museu Casa da Luz

The Museu Casa da Luz within the celebration of its 16th. anniversary, invited students of the Master of Human-Computer Interaction, to present the works developed on the course of the capstone projects and to discuss challenges, proposals and especially the importance of integrating a project that challenges the creativity and involvement of the entire group.

Read the article, in portuguese, here.

Researchers from M-ITI distinguished

Semana Informática/ Computer World
22 October, 2013 (All day)

News report from website "Semana Informática" :

José Luís Cardoso da Silva, professor of the Competence Centre Exact Sciences and Engineering, University of Madeira and researcher at Madeira investigator Interactive Technologies Institute (M-ITI), was the winner of the 1. Edition of the Prize of Iberian Association of Systems and Technologies Information (AISTI).

Investigação do UMinho premiada pela Associação Ibérica de Sistemas e tecnologias de informação

Correio do Minho
10 October, 2013 (All day)

Local news report about Prof José Luís. It is a press release from the university where Prof José Luís Silva received his PhD in "Rapid prototyping of ubiquitous computing environments"

To read the full news report, follow this link.

Prof José Luis Silva interview in the local TV news channel

10 October, 2013 (All day)
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Resarcher's night TV program

26 September, 2013 (All day)
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Open Day University of Madeira

25 September, 2013 (All day)

Local TV news shows M-ITI participation on the Open Day of Madeira University.

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Prémio em desafio humanitário para aluno do Madeira-ITI

Diário de Noticias da Madeira
19 July, 2013 (All day)

News report about the award for Jakob Rogstadius. Jakob was one of the winners of the Tech Challange in the category ALERT. This challange which sought new and innovative ways to develop simple, affordable and scalable technologies to allow NGOs and human rights activists to gather and verify information from hard-to-access areas.

Investigadores do M-ITI foram distinguidos

Tribuna da Madeira
12 July, 2013 (All day)

News report about the award from EICS's 2013 to Rui Alves and Pedro Valente.

M-ITI PhD students were awarded the prize for best article in EICS 2013,  a major scientific conferences in the field of human-computer interaction.

Read the full article, in portuguese, here.

Investigadores do Madeira-ITI distinguidos

Cidade NET
5 July, 2013 (All day)

News article about Rui Alves and Pedro Valente's award at EICS'2013. The Conference was held in London from 24 to 27th June. The paper entitled Improving Software Effort Estimation with Human-Centric Models: a comparison of UCP and iUCP accuracy was on of the awarded with the best long paper award.

In the same news article is also a reference to the LARSyS Conference that happened in Lisbon on the 4th and 5th of July.

Read the PDF with the full article, in portuguese, here.

Investigadores do M-ITI distinguidos com prémio para melhor artigo na EICS'2013

Jornal da Madeira
5 July, 2013 (All day)

Rui Alves e Pedro Valente, alunos de doutoramento do Madeira Interactive Technologies Instititute (M-ITI), foram distinguidos com o prémio para melhor artigo na EICS'2013, uma das principais conferências científicas na área de interação humano-computador.

Investigadores do M-ITI premiados

Diário de Notícias
5 July, 2013 (All day)

UMaO trabalho desenvolvido no Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (M-ITI), da Universidade da Madeira e Tecnopolo, continua a somar distinções um pouco por todo o mundo.

A madeira na Palma da Mão

Diário de Notícias
24 June, 2013 (All day)

News report about Nuno Santos, a M-ITI alumnus from Master in Informatics Engeneering.

In the report, Nuno reviews his academic career that started in Aveiro with the Electronic and Telecommunications degree, aftter which he had the chance to work in a software company in Lisbon. 

Reportagem sobre a exposição "Além dos Palcos"

RDP Madeira- Antena 1
18 June, 2013 (All day)

No passado dia 18 de Junho o Madeira-ITI, representado por Dulce Pacheco e pelo aluno de mestrado Hugo Gonçalves, e a Associação Dançando com a Diferença, foram convidados a estar presentes no programa Teia de Saberes da estação de rádio Antena 1 Madeira.

Alunos da UMa vencem em concurso internacional

Diário de Notícias, Revista
26 May, 2013 (All day)

greenspark teamDiário de Notícias Madeira interviewed Poan Shen and Joel Rodrigues about the recent victory in the Ericcson Application Awards.

The award cerimony was in the 22nd of May in the company headquarters in Stockholm. 

In the interview team GreenSpark revealed that the prize will be invested to improve the app and to prepare to launch it in Taiwan where it already is installed in one house.

Alunos da UM nos Ericsson Application Awards
26 May, 2013 (All day)

In the category of students, team GreenSpark, composed of two students at the University of Madeira (UM), conquered the place in the competition with a project to create an application to make

Equipa de estudantes portugueses triunfa nos Ericsson Application Awards
22 May, 2013 (All day)

greenspark teamPortuguese team GreenSpark is the winner of the Ericsson Application Awards 2013 student competition. 

With 192 teams competing from 52 countries, and a thousand voters, the organization believes that GreenSpark "presented a solution based on energy efficiency, with a truly global reach."

Equipa portuguesa vence concurso internacional com aplicação ecológica

TEK Mobile (
22 May, 2013 (All day)

The GreenSpark, team of two students from the University of Madeira, was the winner of international applications sponsored by Ericsson.

The solution presented by GreenSpark won the jury because it is a tool that brings advantages both for the end users and for companies themselves to ensure the services of solar panels. the jury highlighted the focus that the app has "the performance os solar cells at a time when energy consumption and energy efficiency are becoming increasingly prominent " says Ericsson in a statement.

Alunos do M-ITI criam projecto para o Museu de Electricidade

Jornal da Madeira
16 May, 2013 (All day)

capstone projectsNews report about the capstone projects from Masters in Entertainment Technologies and Spring Report from Master in Human-Computer Interaction.

The news focus the project of Museu Casa da Luz, where teams from MET program and MHCI worked to find innovative solutions.


The PDF with the full report, in portuguese, is available here.

Tecnologia: Equipa da UMa em concurso internacional

Diário de Notícias, Revista
5 May, 2013 (All day)

ericssonNews report in local newspaper about the participation of two M-ITI students in the Ericsson Aplication Awards.

Po-An Shen from Masters in Entertainment Technologies and Joel Rodrigues from the program Human Aspects of Technology. They are team Greenspark, already in the three finalist on the student category of the competition.

Read the PDF with the full report, in portuguese, here.

M-ITI em destaque num evento internacional

Diário de Notícias
3 May, 2013 (All day)

MITINews report about M-ITI participation in CHI 2013. According to the news this year's participation was one of the biggest ever. M-ITI presented 10 papers in differente categories and had the largest portuguese participation.

Read the PDF with the full report, in portuguese, here.

Madeirense eleito professor do ano na Finlândia

Diário de Notícias
2 May, 2013 (All day)

Denzil Ferreira, MHCI alumni received the Young Teacher award from the University of Oulu where he is currently a doctoral student.

The award, is according to this news report,  given on the recommendation of the engineering students, to one of the young teachers of the Departments of Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Communications Engineering.

Aplicações criadas para crianças especiais

Jornal da Madeira
2 May, 2013 (All day)

MEI students Cátia Afonseca and Patrícia Nascimento, under the orientation of Prof. Sergi Bermudez, presented their projects during the exhibition "BaleiArte" . 

Two interactive applications are inteded to be used by children with Autism and Trisonomy 21 (Down Sindrome).

Read the PDF with the full article, in portuguese, here.

Students from Madeira-ITI participate in Ericsson Application Awards

RTP-Madeira - Telejornal
28 April, 2013 (All day)

Students Po-An Shen (MET) and Joel Rodrigues (PAHT) were interviewed by RTP-Madeira, the local news channel. 

They are participating in an international competition: Ericsson Application Awards.

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Madeirense cria "Delineato" e conquista o mundo

Jornal da Madeira
26 April, 2013 (All day)


News article about Delineato, a diagram app created by Prof. Pedro Campos.

Only after two weeks since its launch, Delineato has been sold in over 50 countries, and has been in the Top 10 in the UK, Germany, Japan, Australia, South Korea, France, the Netherlands and Italy.

The Delineato is in the 5th place in the category of Productivity applications worldwide and 18th in overall paid applications in the United States of America.

Equipa portuguesa é semi-finalista em concurso internacional de aplicações

TEK Mobile (
19 April, 2013 (All day)

Ericsson Application AwardsMET student Po-an Shen and Joel Rodrigues from PAHT are team GreenSpark. They are semi-finalists of the Ericsson Application Awards.

Alunos da UMa nas semi-finais do Ericsson Application Awards
18 April, 2013 (All day)

Portuguese team from University of Madeira is finalist in Ericsson Application Awards 2013.

GreenSpark is composed by Po-an Shen from Master in Entertainment Technologies and Joel Rodrigues from post graduation program in human aspects of technology (PAHT);

The idea for the project was to create an app for management and monitoring of solar panel systems.

Read the full article, in portuguese, here.

Alunos do M-ITI com grande procura

Jornal da Madeira
15 April, 2013 (All day)

Nuno NunesInterviewed by Jornal da Madeira, Nuno Nunes talks about the success that students achieve after graduating from the dual degree programs.

Read the full article, in portuguese, here.

A crazy island

Diário de Notícias
11 April, 2013 (All day)

NunoCrazy Island or in portuguese "Uma Ilha de loucos.." is Nuno Nunes opinion article in Diário de Notícias.

Read the full article, in portuguese, here.

Inauguration Video from Madeira Vice-President office
2 April, 2013 (All day)
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«Há caminhos que garantem o futuro da Madeira»

Jornal da Madeira
23 March, 2013 (All day)

"Madeira has a future and there are ways to go to ensure that future,"  said yesterday, the Vice-President of the Regional Government, João Cunha e Silva, at the inauguration of the Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute - ITI-M at Madeira Tecnopolo, representing the executive chairman of Madeira.

At the inauguration, Vice-President João Cunha e Silva stated that M-ITI is a prove that a better future is possible.

Presidente garante que M-ITI potencia economia da RAM

Jornal da Madeira
23 March, 2013 (All day)

The president of the Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute - M-ITI, Nuno Nunes pointed out yesterday the importance of that space as "economic potential" of the region.

Report from Jornal da Madeira about the official inauguration of Madeira-ITI new facilities.

The PDF with the full report, in portuguese, is available here.

Madeira-ITI ambiciona ser centro de excelência internacional

Diário de Notícias
22 March, 2013 (All day)

Madeira-ITI ambiciona ser centro de excelência internacional

With new facilities, the Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (Madeira-ITI) now believes it has all the conditions to become a center of excellence in Europe.

A report about the official inauguration of Madeira-ITI new facilities at Madeira Tecnopolo.

Madeira-ITI Opens New Facilities
21 March, 2013 (All day)

A news article from website about M-ITI new facilities. 

The ceremony will have the presence of the Rector of the Universidade da Madeira, José Manuel Castanheira da Costa, the Regional Secretary for Education and Human Resources, Jaime Freitas, the Chairman of the Steering Committee of the M-ITI, Nuno Jardim Nunes, and the National Director of the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program, João Claro.

Inauguração das novas tecnologias do Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute
21 March, 2013 (All day)

FUNCHAL – Amanhã, dia 22 de março, terá lugar, pelas 17h00, a cerimónia de inauguração das novas instalações do Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (M-ITI). Esta cerimónia contará com a presença do Reitor da Universidade da Madeira, Prof. Doutor José Manuel Castanheira, do Secretário Regional da Educação e Recursos Humanos, Dr. Jaime Freitas, do Presidente da Direção do M-ITI, Prof.

Novas instalações do M-ITI

Diário de Notícias
21 March, 2013 (All day)

Report announcing the official inauguration of M-ITI new facilities in Madeira Tecnopolo.

Read the PDF with full report, in portuguese, here.

Another report from the website of Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa can be found here.

MITI quer contratar quatro investigadores

Jornal da Madeira
12 March, 2013 (All day)

MITI wants to hite 4 researchers.

Report about the job vacancies in M-ITI for the project Affidavit.

To know more about the job vancies follow this link.

Read the full report from Jornal da Madeira in PDF.

Interview with Prof. Pedro Campos

Pateo dos Estudantes - RTP Madeira
9 March, 2013 (All day)

Prof. Pedro Campos was interviewed in the show Pateo dos Estudantes about M-ITI master programs.

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UMa apresenta livro de ficção imaginativa sobre ameaças reais

Diário de Notícias
22 February, 2013 (All day)

Book Chipset by Prof. Larry Constantine A news report about Prof. Larry Constantine new book "Chipset".

The report announces the book presentation that will be next Wednesday, Feb 27th.

Read the portuguese report here.

Crise imobilizou projectos da UMa

Jornal da Madeira
17 February, 2013 (All day)

universidade da madeira

In an interview to Agência Lusa, the rector of Madeira University talks about his finishing mandate.

Castanheira da Costa states that the major challanges were met. Still, te current crisis affected some of the targets set to this mandate.

The rector highlighted some sucessful projects like the Madeira-ITI, the partenership with Carnegie Mellon University and the Master degree in Nanotechnology.

2millions for a start-up born in M-ITI

Diário de Notícias
17 February, 2013 (All day)

 Mambu, a company founded by former M-ITI students was in local news. 

 Read the portuguese article from Diário de Notícias here.

 More information about this company, follow this link.

Interview with Prof. Larry Constantine

Casa das Artes, RTP-Madeira
8 February, 2013 (All day)

Prof Larry Constantine was interviewed about his novel Chipset in the show Casa das Artes from RTP-Madeira.

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Palestra sobre produção de bens em impressoras 3D esta tarde na Penteada

Diário de Notícias
26 January, 2013 (All day)

Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (M-ITI) promotes today, between 17h00 and 18h00, the lecture 'goods production in 3D printers'. This initiative will take place in the amphitheater 8, 3rd floor of the Campus Penteada and will involve the Dutch inventor Ruben Lubbes.

Read the full report in PDF, in portuguese, here.

Report about Prof. Douglas Quin Workshop: For Location Sound Recording

Diário de Notícias, Jornal da Madeira
9 January, 2013 (All day)

The workshop "For Location Sound Recording" by Prof. Douglas Quinn was on the 8th of January at Colégios dos Jesuítas, University of Madeira.

Read the news report from Diário de Notícias and Jornal da Madeira, in portuguese.

M-ITI will be present in the national symposium marking the start of the second phase of the 'Carnegie Mellon Portugal'.

Diário de Notícias
9 January, 2013 (All day)

Report about M-ITI presence in the national symposium for Carnagie Mellon Portugal program.

On the sidelines of this event, it was also in local news the visit of Prof Jim Morris to meet with M-ITI faculty and MAdeira University Rector.

Read the portuguese article in PDF.

40 Ideias, objectos e questões para os próximos 40 anos

Expresso - Revista
5 January, 2013 (All day)

professor nuno nunes

"Anticipate what may become part of our lives in the next four decades is a challenging exercise. The Expresso spoke with  experts in dozens of fields, which indicated some paths for the future".

In a special report from Expresso Magazine, invited experts present what they think it can be a developping issue for the next decades.

In an opinion article, Rector Castanheira da Costa elevates de value of the research performed in Madeira

Diário de Notícias
3 January, 2013 (All day)

In an opinion article, Rector Castanheira da Costa elevates de value of the research performed in Madeira.

The Rector introduces the new Action Plan for Research, Technological Development and Innovation of Madeira and points the research made by M-ITI faculty and researchers as an example.

Read the portuguese article in PDF.