Celebrating our 10th anniversary in the Media!
MPP came a long way since the 2006 when the partnership between Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Portugal was signed by Mariano Gago, former Minister for Science and Technology, and Phillip L. Clay, former Chancellor of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
More about MIT Portugal anniversary in the media: RTP3; Jornal de Notícias; Correio da Manhã; LUSA; Público online; Observador Online; RTP online; CM online; Destak online; Diário Digital online; Notícias ao Minuto; Sapo 24 online; Porto Canal online; Diáro As Beiras; Diário de Coimbra; Diário do Minho; Antena do MInho
And some selected numbers from our 10 years:
3110 candidates have applied to the MIT Portugal doctoral programs, 48% of these were international applicants
958 registrations – in Master and PhDs at Portuguese Universities through MIT Portugal doctoral programs
429 graduations both in MPP PhDs and Masters
184 PhD students ‘researches at MIT under the MPP
45 Scholars at MIT under the MPP
270 Portuguese faculty members associated with MPP graduate programs
70 MIT faculty members associated with MPP graduate programs
23 projects funded by FCT through the MPP
2,25M€ private co-funding of research projects
3 current large scale research projects in Sustainable Cities; Stem Cells Engineering for Regenerative Medicine; and approaches to design and manufacturing in mobility industries
28 Portuguese research centers
8 MIT research centers
22 companies funded by Faculty and Students affiliated with MPP
117 ventures accelerated trough Building Global Innovators, of which 74 are active.