Tridivisions is a consultancy company specialized in Innovation Management, Technology-To-Product and Business Development, specifically in the Information and Communication Technology sector. The company’s headquarters are located in Paços de Ferreira (Northern Portugal) and an external division in Coimbra, in the center of the country.
Tridivisions provides a complete set of services to its customers, starting with market search and observation, identification of market and customer needs and identification of business opportunities, continuing with the search for innovative technology and product conception, and finally the identification of business partners, the development of
successful business strategies the commercialization of the product, and the establishment of sales channels on the global market.
Tridivisions’ core activity is product-oriented R&D. We strive to conceive and develop innovative technologies, solutions and products, delivering significant added value to our customers.
Tridivisions’ culture encourages “thinking out of the box” to come up with unique solutions to everyday problems and challenges, while our development and testing methodology ensure the highest levels of quality.
Tridivisions collaborates intensely with a variety of national and international partners, both in R&D and Business Development.
To help our customers in consolidating and expanding their business.
Jürgen Bund is co-founder and shareholder of TriDiVisions.
Between 1986 and 1989 he worked for the Siemens R&D division in Erlangen (Germany) as programmer. In 1989 he joined Softex GmbH in Saarbrücken (Germany) where he participated in the development of several language processing systems, namely electronic dictionaries, spell check, translation and text indexing applications, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Harald Zimmermann. In 1991 he was promoted to Head of Software Development, and in the same year he gained his first experience with a European R&D project, “MITI-IMIS”. Between 1992 and 1993 he worked at the Faculty for English Language at the University of Saarbrücken where he conceived and developed a CALL system (Computer Aided Language Learning) in the scope of a German R&D project led Prof. Dr. Peter Erdmann and Dr. Roger Charlton.
In 1993 Jürgen Bund was invited by Prof. Dr. José Luis Encarnação, President of the Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics (IGD) in Darmstadt (Germany) and founder of the international INI-GraphicsNet Network, to participate in the preparation and establishment of CCG – Centro de Computação Gráfica, a non-for-profit R&D institute associated to the University of Minho in Braga (Portugal) and IGD, among others. In the same year he moved to Portugal. His work at CCG focused primarily on topics related to Computer Graphics and Information and Communication Technology. Starting his career as Senior Researcher and Project Manager he was promoted to Department Head in 1996 and Deputy Executive Manager in 1998. During his time at CCG, Jürgen Bund participated in various national and European R&D projects and industry, in application domains such as Industrial Manufacturing, Tele-Healthcare, Cultural Heritage, Mobility and Public Transportation.
In 2002 Jürgen Bund co-founded Meticube Lda, a Software Engineering company with headquarters in Coimbra (Portugal) where he held the position of Managing Shareholder until 2012. At Meticube he had an active and leading role in the European R&D projects WIDE (Knowledge Engineering), ULTRA (Mobile Augmented Reality for Industry and Cultural Heritage), eGOIA (eGov), i2home (e-inclusion), VITAL (e-Inclusion), BEDMOND (AAL Programme) and BrainAble (AAL), and the Portuguese R&D projects i2Life (e-Health), URC4ALL (URC standard) and VRinMotion, among others. Between 2009 and 2011 he coordinated a team of 5 Meticube engineers that participated in a trilateral project called IMS – Intelligent Manufacturing System, carried out by Korean, German and Portuguese R&D institutes and companies. Between 2011 and 2014 he set up and coordinated the EUREKA project movAR, another R&D project carried out collaboratively by Korean, Spanish and Portuguese companies.
Jürgen Bund is also co-founder of the “openURC Alliance” (www.openurc.org), an international non-for-profit institution dedicated to the promotion of ISO/IEC standard 24752 for Universal Remote Consoles and associated technologies, with headquarters in Saarbrücken, Germany.
Jürgen Bund is author and co-author of numerous articles and presentations. He possesses a sound background on R&D and a variety of technologies, gathered in more than 20 years of professional activity. This background is complemented by the entrepreneurial experience, having participated in the constitution of 2 companies in Germany and 3 companies in Portugal, TriDiVisions among them. Jürgen Bund speaks fluently German, English, Portuguese, Spanish and French.
Gonçalo Cavaleiro a shareholder with responsabilities in Innovation and R&D activities. His areas of expertise include Electronics, Computer Science, Systems Architecture and Control, Communications Networks and Protocols and Project Management.
He is a member of the Tridivisions team since 2007 when the company had been planned, and was a key element in its set-up. and in Tridivisions’ R&D project ARESS from 2007 to 2010. In 2008 Gonçalo Cavaleiro participated in a project for the development of platforms for the conduction of clinical studies for the company Novexem. From 2008 to 2013 Gonçalo managed and coordinated several R&D projects with CCG/ZGDV – Centro de Computação Gráfica – 3D HomeScan, SEFA, SIMILAR and NEREA.
From 2010 to 2013 Gonçalo Cavaleiro participated in the joint R&D project VRinMotion, being responsible for project management and coordination, market and user research and testing.
Gonçalo has played a part in most of Tridivisions’ innovation initiatives and R&D projects in areas such as Real Estate Survey and Reporting, Virtual and Augmented Reality and Energy Monitoring and Efficiency. He also participated in the European ICT and EUREKA projects as well as Portuguese supported projects. Gonçalo is also in charge of the coordination of Tridivisions’ consulting projects for industry customers in Portugal, Spain and the Republic of Korea.
Customers and Partners
|CCG – Centro de Computação Gráfica (Portugal)||ISR – Institute of Systems and Robotics (University of Coimbra, Portugal)||IPN – Instituto Pedro Nunes (Portugal)|
|STT Engineering and Systems S.L. (Spain)||Lincis, Lda. (Portugal)||Logicpulse Technologies Lda. (Portugal and Angola)|
|Trubicon (Republic of Korea)||SPI – Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação S.A. (Portugal)||Tangível Lda. (Portugal)|
|Pioneo GmbH (Germany)||Universidade do Minho (Portugal)||CAPcom AG (Germany)|
|Consistec GmbH (Germany)||DFKI GmbH – German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (Germany)||Innoteams GmbH (Germany)|
|Segula Technologies (France and Spain)||Inova+ S.A. (Portugal)||Vicomtech-IK4 (Spain)|
|ESTGF – Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão de Felgueiras (Portugal)||DotUI (USA)|