Ciência 2016 resumed the practice of bringing together the scientific community of Portugal to present and discuss topics, issues and activities. The event was organized by FCT and other scientific bodies along with the Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior. CISTER researcher Luis Miguel Pinho, along with Gil Gonçalves from Inova+, organized a session on Cyber Physical Systems. The center has deep interests and many ongoing projects and activities in this field. CISTER Researchers Vincent Nelis and Raghuraman Rangarajan gave talks on work done in the centre. This was followed by a lively panel discussion.