FCT and MIT Portugal hosted a session about research opportunities under European Union funding
In the scope of PERIN – Portugal in Europe Research and Innovation Network,the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) – with collaboration of MIT Portugal organized a info session about further research opportunities under European Union funding Programmes, where US institutions or USA researchers can be beneficiaries. The session counted more than 40 participants, from academia to industry.
The US Partnerships aims to promote the internationalization of national scientific and higher education institutions through innovative projects and the mobility of highly qualified human resources thought collaboration between Portuguese Higher Education Institutions and R&D institutions with leading US Universities, involving also several industrial partners.
This info session intended to explore other funding paths parallel to the typical funding of International Partnerships and other available resources thought the participation of already established US-PT consortia in European Union Programs aimed to further enhance the coloration between Portugal and these leading US universities.