The MIT Portugal Programme, an FCT initiative, is a strategic partnership between Portuguese Universities and Research Centers, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA) and partners from industry and government.
Launched by the Portuguese Government in 2006, and renewed in 2013, its goal is
Research undertaken by the Ministry of Transportation and Communications covers all areas of transport and in particular the organisation, operation, planning and development of infrastructure, and standardisation, economic analysis, management, vehicle technology, and impact assessment of land
The Ministry for the Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works undertakes many activities in the research sector. The Ministry supports research activities focusing in the fields of the environment, technology and transportation planning, that are important for the national economy and for the
The Ministry of Economy and Finance carries out research related to the areas of economy, technology, society and transport. Via wide-ranging collaboration between university institutes, state agencies and research centres efforts are being made to connect knowledge with the productive aspects of
The Ministry of Mercantile Marine is an administrative body that accumulates valuable maritime expertise, skills and know-how, as a large number of its staff deals exclusively with issues about shipping policy, safety of navigation, research, maritime traffic management, merchant ships' inspection
Research and Technology policy priorities are based on the Operational Programme for Competitiveness (2002 - 2006) under the Third Community Support Framework for Greece. The priority areas of the above mentioned programme follow the international scientific and technological trends and reflect the
This programme is aimed at the promotion of R&D work successfully concluded and to promote innovation through the implementation of demonstration actions or pilot projects providing innovative solutions.
PRIME programme integrates a number of different economic medium-term tools (until 2006) aimed at the industrial sectors of energy, transport, tourism, international trade and services. These interventions have as major goals the promotion of competitiveness of Portuguese firms, the enforcement of
The POCTI programme was presented to the EC in November 1999 and integrated within the CSP III in July 2000. The main strategic lines of the project are to overcome scientific backwardness, expand innovation activities and promote a scientific and technological culture.The programme was planned
The projects supported by IDEIA are devoted to R&D activities undertaken by public and private entities integrated in the National Scientific and Technological System (SCTN). These entities usually form consortia to undertake the projects.