Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
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|Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia|
|Jurisdiction||Government of Portugal|
|Parent agency||Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior|
The Foundation for Science and Technology (Portuguese: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia), FCT, is an organization within the Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior in Portugal which evaluates and funds scientific research activities, in particular in the areas of natural sciences, exact sciences, social sciences and humanities.
- To establish Portugal as a global reference in science, technology and innovation
- Ensure that knowledge generated by scientific research is used fully, for economic growth and the well-being of all citizens