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GoPORTUGAL - Global Science and Technology Partnership Portugal

CMU — Portugal Program


The overarching mission of the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program (CMU Portugal Program) is to foster industry-science relationships as agents of change with a focus on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) research for social and economic impact.

Main Areas:

The broad scope of the program is in the area of Information and Communication Technology, with a particular emphasis in areas related to the processing of large-scale data sets, including Data Science and Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Language Technologies, Data Analytics, Cloud Computing and Engineering and Public Policies.


  • Education & talent development of faculty, students and professionals from the industry, through dual degree Ph.D.’s, Executive Programs, Visiting Faculty & Student Programs;
  • Research & innovation through research projects bringing together a large community, in Portugal and at Carnegie Mellon, of industry and academic partners, faculty, researchers, industry experts, and Ph.D. and Master students with the goal of solving research problems faced by innovative companies that operate in the data economy.
  • Industry collaboration by building a strong innovation ecosystem through a close link between academic institutions, Portuguese industry, and Carnegie Mellon University. Over 120 companies have been actively engaged with the initiatives of the Program.

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