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 Energy & Transport Programme was established after a decision by the Nordic Prime Ministers in 2009, and is a unique initiative combining the sectors of transportation and energy.
The Energy & Transport Programme has funded projects that contribute to the strengthening of the Nordic region’s
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
The UIC's mission is to promote rail transport at world level and meet the challenges of mobility and sustainable development.
UIC's original principal task was to harmonise and improve conditions for railway constructions and operations.
The idea of creating an international organisation
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) groups 30 member countries sharing a commitment to democratic government and the market economy. With active relationships with some 70 other countries, NGOs and civil society, it has a global reach. Best known for its publications
The Institute of Transportation Engineers is an international educational and scientific association of transportation professionals who are responsible for meeting mobility and safety needs. ITE facilitates the application of technology and scientific principles to research, planning, functional
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.