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The Institute of Engineering of Lisbon (ISEL), the POLITEC & ID -Association for Knowledge and Innovation Development and the Lisbon Metropolitan signed, on the past May 21, 2021, a collaboration protocol, with a view to enhancing synergies between academia and science in the business environment, in the framework of research projects and the development of laboratories of research and innovation.

Thus, it is intended to promote among the aforementioned dynamic collaborative institutions,   that value the scientific and technological knowledge applied in problem-solving inputs.

In a first phase, a project is under development through which will be installed instrumentation in the compositions of the Lisbon Metro, which will allow for predictive maintenance, making periodic maintenance processes more efficient.

For the President of the Lisbon Polytechnic, Elmano Margato, " this protocol of cooperation represents another step in the entrossing of the IPL and its organic units with society, within the framework of its mission, particularly at the level of knowledge transfer. "

Text by Ana Raposo
Pro-President of the IPL for Strategic Communication