Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia

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Foundation for Science and Technology
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Agency overview
Jurisdiction Government of Portugal
Agency executive
  • Paulo Ferrão, President
Parent agency Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior
Website http://www.fct.pt/

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.[1]

Vision[2][edit]

  • 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

List of Research units funded by FCT[3][edit]

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