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1st Annual MIT-Portugal Program Conference: Engineering for Better Jobs


Share key achievements of the MIT-Portugal Program partnership with members of Portugal’s scientific and entrepreneurial communities, and announce the program’s revised strategy to develop a robust engineering systems knowledge network in Portugal.

Target audience

Members of the scientific community, including individuals from leading research centers and universities; CEOs and R&D executives from companies, innovation and engineering centers; and MIT-Portugal Industrial Affiliates.

Conference topics

  • Sustainable energy and transportation systems
  • Stem cell engineering for regenerative medicine
  • Materials and design-inspired products
  • Engineering systems methods and models

Poster session and exhibition

The conference includes a poster session with contributions from MIT-Portugal PhD students and ongoing research projects, and an exhibition of models and prototypes developed at MIT and at Portuguese universities.


Registration is free and is requested of all those attending and presenting at the conference. Please register by July 3, 2009.