The first preliminary field tests of the SpilLess project were performed earlier this year, during which two autonomous vehicles designed by INESCTEC for the combat of oil spills were demonstrated in a quasi-real scenario. These vehicles were tested together in a cooperative exercise, simulating their...

Recently, SpilLess was featured in several news reports in the Portuguese media both in TV and radio. A Portuguese news station (SIC) featured a news report about the SpilLess project with the participation of several team members, including Ana Paula Mucha (CIIMAR) and André Dias...

The kick-off meeting of the new CIIMAR European project named “SpilLess” took place at CIIMAR facilities at Leixões Cruise Terminal, Matosinhos, Portugal on March 13, 2017. SpilLess – First line response to oil spills based on native microorganisms cooperation – aims to implement an innovative...