Home

The INternational CongRess on Engineering and Sustainability in the XXI cEntury is a congress with the aim to bring together valuable and novel scientific contributions to the sustainable development in a multidisciplinary way, addressing the critical issues of renewable energy, sustainable building, sustainable manufacturing, sustainable food production and other sustainable science and engineering topics that have an impact in this diverse and fast-changing research area, both in academia and industry. This 4th edition of INCREaSE will be a hybrid event, held during July 1-4, 2025, in the coastal historical city of Faro, Algarve, Portugal, at the Institute of Engineering, University of Algarve, Penha Campus.

 

Conference Topics

The preliminary Call for Special Sessions Proposals PDF file can be found HERE.

The preliminary Call for Papers and Abstracts PDF file can be found HERE.

The scope of the conference will cover, but will not be limited to, the following topics (under work...):

Topics:
  • Big data and data analytics applied to sustainability
  • Climate change and mitigation, carbon reduction
  • Combined heat and power and district heating systems
  • Control and optimization of renewable energy systems
  • Energy and environmental assessment in buildings and cities
  • Food loss and food waste solutions
  • Food safety and quality engineering
  • Information technology and artificial intelligence applied to sustainability
  • Nanoelectronic, nanomachining, and new nanomaterials
  • Smart buildings, smart cities, smart districts, smart countryside
  • Sustainability in water management
  • Sustainable building technologies
  • Sustainable development and circular economy
  • Sustainable energy generation and management
  • Sustainable food processing and packaging
  • Sustainable manufacturing and maintenance processes and technology
  • Sustainable technologies for risk mitigations
  • Sustainable transport, smart vehicles and smart roads
  • Thermo fluids modelling and experiments for sustainability
Special Sessions:
  • Special Session proposal (USE THIS LINK) deadline: October 1th, 2024
  • Aquaculture developments for sustainability
  • Climate changes
  • Sea sustainable challenges
  • Sustainability in Ports
  • To be completed...

Important Dates

Special Session proposal (USE THIS LINK) deadline: October 1th, 2024

Full Paper (indexed) and/or Abstract (non-indexed) submission deadline: Jan 31th, 2025

Notification of acceptance: March 15th, 2025

Final paper/abstract submission deadline (peer-reviewed version, for publication): May 1st, 2025

Early bird registration deadline: April 30th, 2025

Regular registration deadline: June 29th, 2025

Conference and onsite registration: from 1 to 4, July, 2025


Submissions

To be completed...

Registration

To be completed...

Committees

Organizing Committee
  • Jorge Semião, University of Algarve and CISCA, Portugal
  • Nelson Sousa, University of Algarve and CISCA, Portugal
  • Rui Cruz, University of Algarve and MED, Portugal
  • Gonçalo Prates, University of Algarve and IGOT, Portugal
  • to be completed...
Scientific Committee
  • To be completed...

Keynote Speakers

The Keynote Speakers are:

To be completed...

Program

To be completed...

Information for Participants

To be completed...

Social Events

A very special social event program is being prepared, to enjoy the beautiful summer in the Algarve.

To be completed...

Information & Venue

INCREaSE 2025 will take place in Faro, the administrative, social and commercial capital of the Algarve.

The Algarve, located in South Portugal, is a well-known touristic region. With a Mediterranean climate, this region is perfect for summer holidays. Some of the best and most beautiful beaches in the world can be found here, making the Algarve a favourite for holiday makers.

See more information about Faro at the Municipality of Faro website and watch some promotional short-videos about the Algarve: "Rebond, Rediscover, Relax... in Algarve", "Algarve Craft & Food", "The Algarve looks good on you".

TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION

You can travel to Faro by plane, train or bus. Faro International Airport is served by several major airlines. The distance between Faro International Airport and the city of Faro is about 5 km. The city can be accessed by taxi or by bus. Faro bus and railway stations are located 2-5-minute walk from the city centre.

Faro has a wide choice of accommodation suitable for every budget, from 4-star hotels to hostels.

VENUE

INCREaSE 2025 will be held at the “Complexo Pedagógico”, of the Penha Campus, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal.

Please use this LINK from Google Maps to navigate to the Conference location.

Going from the Faro Airport to the Penha Campus:

Faro airport distances 8 km from the Penha Campus. The trip takes approximately 11 minutes by car. You can take a taxi or rent a car.

Going from Faro Airport to the city center:

From Faro Airport to the city center, you can take a taxi, rent a car or take a bus. PROXIMO bus lines 14 and 16 operate from Faro Airport from 05:00 h to 23:00 h. The 20-minute bus ride to Faro is frequent and affordable (€2,40 single fare). For more information, visit www.proximo.pt.

Going from the City Centre to the Penha Campus

The “Complexo Pedagógico” building at Penha Campus is located around a 20 minutes walking distance from the city centre. Bus line 18 connects the central bus station (near Hotel Eva) to Penha Campus. GPS: 37°01’42.4″N 7°55’28.4″W

Proceedings and Abstracts

BOOK OF PROCEEDINGS

Accepted papers will be published by Springer in a book of Proceedings (and indexed). The proceedings will be part of the Book Series "Advances in Sustainability Science and Technology"

BOOK OF ABSTRACTS

Accepted abstracts (for poster presentations) will be made available here in a Book of Abstracts (non-indexed).

PAST CONFERENCES

The information about the 3rd edition of INCREaSE, is available in http://increase.ualg.pt/2023/.

The information about the 2nd edition of INCREaSE, is available in http://increase.ualg.pt/2019/.

The information about the 1st edition of INCREaSE, is available in http://increase.ualg.pt/2017/.

Sponsors

To be completed...

Contacts

Have you got any question? You can write us.

  • For any question or issue please use the email address increase2025@ualg.pt

Postal Address

INCREaSE 2025
ISE, Universidade do Algarve
Campus da Penha
8005-139 Faro
Portugal