Instituto Pedro Nunes

Instituto Pedro Nunes

Description of the structure

The Automatics Lab of IPN specializes in regulatory support for medical devices (MDR, IVDR, FDA, and ANVISA processes) fueled by our expertise in Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, and Robotics, complemented by our engineering team. Our multidisciplinary team can provide complementary competencies in Cognitive and/or Physical Tele-rehabilitation and Telemedicine, focused on teleoperation and co-manipulation of medical robot solutions, alongside cutting-edge technologies such as Edge AI.

Targeted Challenge(s)

Expertise(s) of my company

Automatics Lab of IPN has a multidisciplinary team, capable of providing complementary competences, undertaking RTD, innovation, entrepreneurship and technology transfer activities in the fields of Digital Transformation of Health and Care; Continuum of Care; Healthy living and working environments, and the development, validation, business and regulatory support of solutions for :
1. Telemedicine focused in tele-operation, co-manipulation of medical robot solutions and
2. Cognitive and/or Physical Tele-rehabilitation solution that involves cutting-edge technologies e.g: Edge AI; Artificial Agents; Robotics; Internet of Bodies; Secured Medical Devices, Cybersecurity and embbeded systems.

The key activities and role of LAS in projects are:
– Development of proof of concept and MVP (minimum viable product), including systems design, Architecture and application development
– Early-stage health technology assessment, validating the high-value care of innovation and
– Impact and innovation support (ecosystem management, broker, DIH for health)
– Regulatory pathway for medical devices


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Adress of the Headquarter

Rua Pedro Nunes, 3030 - 199 Coimbra, Portugal





Viviana Gomes

Business Developer | (in vitro diagnostic) Medical Devices Regulatory Affais