9.7.2020- University of Coimbra (UC) project won the international competition Copernicus Hackathon Cork

The project was developed by a team of researchers from the Centre for the Study of Archaeology, Arts and Heritage Sciences (CEAACP) of the University of Coimbra, in partnership with 'startup' Theia, a technology incubated at the Pedro Nunes Institute (IPN) in Coimbra.

The event, organised in Ireland, took place online between the 9th   and 13th of June and the challenge for participants was to develop solutions to help manage, safeguard and monitor the natural and cultural heritage using satellite data from the Copernicus and Galileo programmes.

The victory achieved in this competition is of great importance, they underline, maintaining that it is the international recognition of the effort invested by the team in an innovative technology that intends to contribute to the protection of the heritage.

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