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UTAustin Portugal Program

Addressing several areas of knowledge through multidisciplinary research, and enhancing technology transfer and commercialization in a collaborative way between Portugal and the University of Texas and other institutions.

Key Areas

  • Advanced Computing;
  • Nanotechnology;
  • Space-Earth Interactions;
  • Medical Physics;
  • Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship | UTEN.


  • Education: advanced training program for Portuguese students, teachers and industry professionals, ranging from thematic lectures and workshops to advanced training courses and research exchanges.
  • Research: collaborative research projects, targeting important societal challenges, involving UT Austin researchers and Portuguese institutions, in close association with companies. Large Cross-cutting research projects and exploratory research projects to leverage high-impact research activities of international strategic relevance;
  • Innovation: Launch and acceleration activities for Portuguese start-ups, providing professional guidance on corporate structure, strategy, business model development, training of professionals and business teams, facilitating access to employment opportunities, market and funding.

Watch the video below about UT Austin Portugal | 2019 Strategic Research Projects.


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  • Areas of operation

    Computer and Information Sciences
    Earth and Environmental Sciences
    Exact sciences
    Natural Sciences
    Other Medical Sciences
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