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
The Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) coordinates the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) research programmes and is charged with advancing the deployment of cross-cutting technologies to improve the Nation’s transportation system. As directed by Congress in its founding
TRB was established in 1920 as the National Advisory Board on Highway Research to provide a mechanism for the exchange of information and research results about highway technology. Renamed the Highway Research Board (HRB) in 1925, the organisation accomplished its mission through standing committees
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.
It is conceived to develop an efficient, safe and non-polluting transport system (for passengers and freight), providing interconnected transport networks and designing, executing and managing the infrastructure, in order to reduce the damages to environment and to raise the quality-cost ratio.The
RELANSIN has been conceived to re-launch and increase competitiveness of the economic operators, the groups or categories thereof, as well as of the economic sectors, by implementing integrated research & development and innovation projects. These projects aim at significantly modernising and
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
This programme was conceived to improve the economy competitiveness and to ensure a sustainable economic development and to provide scientific and technological support necessary to carry out activities specific to the nuclear energetic, in compliance with the requirements of nuclear safety and with
As a part of the National R & D and Innovation Plan, INVENT is dedicated to stimulate the invention rapid valorisation in economy, particularly as regarding the inventions of the advanced technical fields.