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Scientific Community Support Fund

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05.04.2021 - Results of the special supportImpact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the crimes of incitement to hatred and violence and in hate speech”. 6 projects have been selected. List available here. (see News)

05.03.2021 - Results of the special support “Portugal and the Holocaust: research and memory”. 6 projects have been selected. List available here. (see News)

20.01.2021 - Special support for R&D projects "Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the crimes of incitement to hatred and violence and in hate speech". Applications open from 25 January to 15 February 2021. (see News)

18.12.2020 - Special support for R&D projects "Portugal and the Holocaust: research and memory". Applications open until 15 January 2021. (see here).

01.07.2020 - Results of GENDER RESEARCH 4 COVID-19 Support - 16 projects have been selected. List available here.

16.06.2020 – Special Support “Escolas de Verão” in Polytechnics and Universities. Open applications from 16 to 26 of June 2020. (see here)

08.06.2020 - Results of the funding for “RESEARCH 4 COVID-19 - 2nd edition - 55 projects were approved for funding. See list here (download).

14.05.2020 - GENDER RESEARCH 4 COVID-19 funding. Open applications from 15 May to 2 June. (see here).

04.05.2020 - The Scientific Community Support Fund will now on only support the activities of scientific societies or other institutions of an equivalent nature, taking into account the current funding framework for the institutions of the National Scientific and Technological System.

30.04.2020 – 2nd edition of “RESEARCH 4 COVID-19” funding. Open applications until 15 May. (see here).

20.04.2020 – Results of the funding for “RESEARCH 4 COVID-19 – 66 projects were approved for funding. See list here (download).

24.03.2020 - Funding "RESEARCH 4 COVID-19" for response to the pandemic. FCT in collaboration with the Agência de Investigação Clínica e Inovação Biomédica (AICIB) has launched an exceptional line of funding, entitled “RESEARCH 4 COVID-19", which aims to finance research and development (R&D) projects and initiatives already underway or to be developed and that meet the needs of SNS, the Portuguese national health service. Proposals may be submitted until 5 April 2020, at 5pm Lisbon time. (see RESEARCH 4 COVID-19).

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Luísa Ferreira / MCTES

The Scientific Community Support Programme (FACC) is being restructured to focus on the activities to be funded and thus optimise their impact and the funding to be allocated.

At this point, FACC only maintains support for the functioning of scientific societies or other scientific institutions of the same nature.