Forest innovation: one year and a half of rePLANt [Press release]

The introduction of more resilient and productive plant species, the use of remote sensing technologies to examine the earth’s surface or a simulator that predicts the evolution and impact of forest fires. These were some of the themes highlighted during the II rePLANT Technical Seminars. A meeting organized by REN and Forestwise, which took stock […]

Latest news from rePLANt at 29 minutes webinar circle

The initiative aimed to show the results achieved so far in the scope of the various rePLANt activities. Over half a year, the entities that compose the consortium had the opportunity to show what is being done and the results that are emerging. Although in webinar format, different dynamics were performed, from live demonstrations, as […]

REN installs innovative solution for fire monitoring

As we know, electricity transmission infrastructures located in rural areas are affected by forest fires. For this reason, it is essential to adopt forest fire prevention, alert and monitoring actions that ensure a good management of the national electricity system and the service maintenance of its infrastructure. REN’s role in this area is based on […]

INESC TEC presents an optimization model applied to Forscope

The equipment’s technological evolution to reduce the cost of operations and the risks of those working in forestry areas is currently one of the most important premises for the modernization of forestry operations. Therefore, it is crucial to adapt innovative automation, sensing and remote data collection solutions to the specificity of forestry operations and equipment […]

rePLANt presents advances in fire propagation simulator integrated with GIS

To enhance the ability to protect critical infrastructures located in the forest, rePLANt consortium, by University of Coimbra and whereness, is developing a forest fire propagation simulator integrated with a GIS solution, which aims to support the protection of the infrastructures located in critical places susceptible to rural fires. They presented the advances made, with […]

rePLANt tests forest inventory apps

Over the last few months, the entities from rePLANt have had the opportunity to show what is being done and the emerging results. Testing forest inventory technologies is one of the activities concerned which was developed by CoLAB ForestWISE and the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). There is increasing interest in the development […]

A new equipment for partial soil tillage ARG

Sensing, robotics, automation and their integration with advanced planning and decision support systems are the main drivers of the Forest 4.0 concept. The digital transition of forestry operations will thus be driven by the adoption of new generation equipment and more agile decision-making processes. The Navigator Company and Fravizel are developing the ARG, a new […]

Bee2Fire Detection selected by rePLANT for the defense of the Portuguese forest, Future Compta

FUTURE COMPTA’s BEE2FIREDETECTION was the technology selected for the early detection of forest fires, using artificial intelligence by the rePLANT project. The rePLANT project, born from the need to develop integrated and innovative solutions, an initiative from ForestWISE’s operationalization which mobilizes 20 entities, between leading companies of the sector and Research & Innovation (R&I) entities, […]

Innovative fire fighting project starts in 2022 at Parque das Serras do Porto

Parque das Serras do Porto will be, in 2022, the stage of an innovative fire surveillance project in Portugal, which will stop fire and anticipate their evolution allowing a more proactive fight, it was announced today. With six mountains – Santa Justa, Pias, Castiçal, Santa Iria, Flores and Banjas, covering the territory of Gondomar, Paredes […]

Innovative fire fighting project starts in 2022 at Parque das Serras do Porto

Parque das Serras do Porto will be, in 2022, the stage of an innovative fire surveillance project in Portugal, which will stop fire and anticipate their evolution allowing a more proactive fight, it was announced today. With six mountains – Santa Justa, Pias, Castiçal, Santa Iria, Flores and Banjas, covering the territory of Gondomar, Paredes […]