Since 2020, the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) grants special support for scientific and technological research activities in R&D units with a view to enhancing scientific and technological capacity and its relationship with higher education and society. This support aims to stimulate the initiation of scientific activity, thus contributing to the promotion of scientific and technological culture and to the dissemination of scientific and technical knowledge among higher education students.
It is intended to support "Summer with Science" initiatives for scientific and technological research activities in R&D units by funding Studentships research initiation for on-site scientific research activities.
The beneficiaries of this support will be R&D units with a classification of Good, Very Good or Excellent awarded by FCT in the evaluation process of R&D Units 2017-2018. The submission of proposals is limited to one application per R&D unit.
Editions of the Summer with Science Program: