Representative of Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia 
Pedro Carneiro
Vice-President of Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
Representative of the Council of Portuguese Rectors (CRUP)
António Cunha
Rector of University of Minho
Director of the MIT Portugal Program at MIT Bruce Tidor 
Professor of Biological Engineering and Computer Science at MIT
National Director of the MIT Portugal Program 
Paulo Manuel Cadete Ferrão
Full Professor at Técnico Lisboa, University of Lisbon 
MIT’s senior administration representative
Ian Waitz
Dean, MIT School of Engineering