CCG Celebrated the First 25 Years

Our member CCG - Centro de Computação Gráfica celebrated its 25th anniversary on November 22nd and 23rd, at its facilities in the Azurém Campus of the University of Minho (UMinho), in Guimarães, with a series of varied initiatives.

To mark a successful start in 1993 in favor of Research and Technological Development, CCG brought together an entire ecosystem of technological innovation, to share knowledge and experiences.

The highlight of the festivities occured on the 22nd Technology Days, with the discussion of several highlighted technological topics, and the presentation of CCG technologies by senior researchers, including the future vision for CCG for the coming 7 years. These presentations can be looked up in CCG's Facebook page.

On the 23rd, an Open Day was held, with the opening of CCG laboratories and projects to the community, which allowed visitors to get a closer look at its facilities.

In the afternoon there was a panel discussion on Technology Transfer (University – Company) and the role of the TIC (Technological Interface Centers), attended by representatives of TIC, Universities and National and International Industrial Associations. In this panel, the President of our Supervisory Board, Dr. Jorge Posada, presented his experience and expertise, both at GraphicsMedia.net and at our member Vicomtech.

To close the celebrations, a solemn session was held, which included the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education – Prof. Manuel Heitor, the Rector of the University of Minho, Prof. Rui Vieira de Castro, the Mayor of Guimarães, Dr. Domingos Bragança, and Prof. José Luis Encarnação, CCG's visionary and founder, along with a host of other personalities that had and have a close relationship with CCG along the last 25 years.

More information, including a photo gallery of the event, at http://25anos.ccg.pt/.</p