New Call of R&DT in Co-promotion - International Partnerships
During the month of February, the PORTUGAL2020, ANI and FCT will open a Call to finance co-promoted projects between companies and non-business entities of the R&I system.
The launch of this Call marks the third phase of the International Partnerships with Carnegie Mellon University, MIT and the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin), which began in 2018 and runs until 2030. The expected budget is 18 M€. and applications must be submitted through the Portugal 2020 Branch.
The aim is to assign national companies the role of facilitators of networks and collaborative projects, with the support of Portuguese R&D institutions and taking advantage of the experience and knowledge of US universities. The goal is to build a model in which national companies lead the process of modernizing the economic fabric, strengthening the innovation ecosystem in Portugal.
Co-promoted projects led by Portuguese companies in partnership with national academic entities that contribute to consolidating the intergovernmental "Atlantic Interactions" initiative may apply. The projects are intended to help develop or consolidate partnerships with researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, MIT and the University of Texas at Austin, in one or more topics of their respective programs, namely:
Under the CMU-Portugal Program
- DATA SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
- ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING
- MOBILITY AND AUTONOMY
- DESIGN AND ENGINEERING APPLIED TO COMPLEX SOCIAL PROBLEMS
Under the MIT-Portugal Program
- CLIMATE AND CLIMATE CHANGE
- EARTH SYSTEMS: FROM OCEANS TO SPACE
- DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN INDUSTRY
- SUSTAINABLE CITIES
Under the UTA-Portugal Program
- SPACE-EARTH INTERACTIONS
- MEDICAL PHYSICS FOR EMERGING THERAPIES
- ADVANCED COMPUTING, QUANTUM COMPUTING, DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION
- NANO MATERIALS FOR NEW MARKETS
Applications must be submitted within 3 months of the opening of Call.
GoPortugal - Global Science and Technology Partnerships Portugal (2018-2030)
It aims to stimulate scientific and business development, promote the affirmation of Portugal in the world through scientific and economic valorization of an innovative agenda on "Atlantic Interactions", attracting funding and mobilizing various actors, national and international, with an innovative approach in various areas of knowledge. This new phase will provide the creation of qualified jobs, attracting to Portugal human resources of recognized international merit.