Instituto Superior Técnico - Mechanics Department

The industrial management group within the Center of Manufacturing and Industrial Management in the Mechanical Engineering Department of Instituto Superior Técnico (University of Lisbon) is one associated beneficiary of FLAW4LIFE. This group is part of LAETA, a laboratory of excellence that harbours groups interested in a wide variety of research fields from different Portuguese universities. Furthermore, this group has extensive experience in European projects, in particular in assessing environmental impacts of several products and technologies developed in these projects.

Considering its area of expertise, the industrial management group is responsible for monitoring environmental and socio-economic impacts of Fruta Feia’s pilot project and its replication throughout the national territory, Moreover it will study the optimization of products transportation from the farms to the delivery points.