The MIT Portugal Program is an international collaboration that demonstrates an investment in science, technology, and higher education can have a positive, lasting impact on the economy. We aim to address key societal issues through quality education and research.
Minister of Science, Technology, and Higher Education, Elvira Fortunato, visit MIT
Boston, November 2022
The visit aims to reinforce the continuity of the scientific and technological cooperation between Portugal and the United States (MIT).
MIT Portugal PhD candidates
Together with FCT, the MPP is opening a call, every year, to fund PhD candidates that would like to conduct research in one of the strategic areas supported by the MIT Portugal Program.
MPP is focused on promoting collaborative research between Portuguese universities, industry partners, and MIT, targeting research projects with the full potential to address complex challenges of global and societal impact. Find out all the projects that have been funded by past calls.
MPP2030 focuses on fostering research between MIT and Portuguese universities, research institutes, laboratories, companies, and other entities in the areas of:
The MIT Portugal Program promotes a series of activities—“idea sprints”—from workshops to competitions that challenge the community to continually engage with cutting edge research and ideas.