Helianto Project

Helianto is a sustainable mobility project that cuts across several departments and scientific areas of IST (Instituto Superior Técnico) including the Departments of Mechanic, Physics and Electrical Engineering. It is composed by a group of undergraduate and graduate students who are dedicated to the research, design, and operation of technologies for electric vehicles.


The mission of Helianto is to:

  • Demonstrate and research electric vehicle technologies;
  • create technologic solutions with great potential for industrialization;
  • Provide project-based educational opportunities for IST students;
  • Increase public awareness of electric and other advanced vehicle technologies.
Check Project Helianto Documentation in Portuguese HERE!