This year PLUG prize, presented by APRITEL at the APDC conference was awarded to:
Nuno Miguel Gonçalves Borges de Carvalho, José Neto Vieira, Arnaldo Oliveira, Pedro Miguel Cruz, Daniel Albuquerque, Nelson Silva
Instituto de Telecomunicações e IEETA
Departamento de Electrónica, Telecomunicações e Informática – Universidade de Aveiro
APRITEL is an association of national telecom operators. Its mission is to promote sustainable development of the Telecommunications sector.
The PLUG contest intends to promote innovative solutions for the development of the telecommunications sector, namely through stimulation of sector competition.
The PLUG 2010 awards ceremony was held in November 2010.
Gabriel Fernandes, researcher from IT Coimbra won the 2nd prize in the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2010, in the PhD category. The first prize in the same category, won by a student from FCUP, was supervised by IT researcher Luis Antunes.
The Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge is an initiative promoted by Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS, with the objective of motivating and awarding ‘Research of Practical Utility’. The event was held on the 1st October at Círculo Universitário do Porto.