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The Call for IC&DT Projects in all Scientific Domains is open

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FCT opened today the Call of IC&DT Projects in all Scientific Domains. The period for submission of applications will run until March 10, 2021. The application form and the guide to support the completion of the form are now available. Applications must be submitted in English through the electronic form in the Portal of Calls.

This Call has an allocation of 75 million euros and will support two types of projects:

  • Projects of scientific research and technological development (IC&DT), with a duration of 36 months and maximum funding per project of 250 thousand euros, with a budget of 60 million euros;
  • Exploratory research projects (PeX), with a duration of 18 months and maximum funding per project of 50 thousand euros, with a budget of 15 million euros.

The introduction of these two types of projects is one of the novelties this year in the Call of Projects in all Scientific Domains, a change that meets the suggestions of the scientific community. The Call of Projects in all Scientific Domains is an annual event and is part of the FCT's great structuring Calls , whose schedule, another of the commitments made by FCT with the scientific community, is established until 2022 and published on the website.

More information can be found on the Call page for projects in all Scientific Domains.