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1st GALACTICA webinar on Advanced Technologies for Textiles and Aerospace sectors

18/02/2021 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm CET

Advanced Technologies for Textiles and Aerospace sectors: First steps to address digitalisation and applicable technologies examples

About the session:

Digital Transformation should be seen as essential to keep industrial companies competitive, promote new business models, and drive new value chains. However, if not well managed, this may be an expensive and not risk-free process. Therefore, it is necessary to guarantee that companies, mainly SMEs, have the tools to implement this digital evolution effectively, strongly focused on the return of investment. Thus, this webinar will explore the tools and methodologies that should be used to drive, in the best way, the digital evolution towards industry 4.0. Finally, successful use cases of 4.0 emergent technologies adoption with business impact in textile and aerospace industries will be presented.


Day: February 18th 2021
Schedule:  3:30 – 4:15 pm CET


  • 5 min introduction by Maria João Samúdio, PRODUTECH
  • 25 min “Advanced Technologies for Textiles and Aerospace sectors: First steps to address digitalisation and applicable technologies examples” by António Henrique Almeida, Senior researcher INESC-TEC (Tec4Industry, Centre for Enterprise Systems Engineering)
  • 15 min Q&A

About the speaker:

António Henrique Almeida

Ph.D. in Industrial Management, António is today a Senior Research in INESC TEC and Business Developer Manager for Industry. António is also invited assistant professor in FEUP (Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto) and ISEP (School of Engineering of Porto) in the Industrial Management Department and Mechanic Engineering department, respectively. In the past, António Almeida was a Business Partner Analyst in SONAE Digital Channels and Principal Product Manager in Farfetch, being responsible for the product evolution of the Farfertch Order Management and Logistics platforms. António Almeida has a product-oriented mindset, and he is a technology enthusiast. He is focused on the added-value creation through the emergent technologies adoption in companies. He is also passionate about building and influence Technology and R&D Teams.

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3:30 pm - 4:15 pm CET
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