MIT Portugal focuses on fostering research between MIT and Portuguese universities, research institutes, laboratories, companies, and other entities targeting the areas of
- Climate Science & Climate Change
- Earth Systems: Oceans to Near Space
- Digital Transformation in Manufacturing
- Sustainable Cities
Research activities will be primarily promoted through calls for proposals for large-scale flagship research projects, with the duration of 3-4 years, and smaller seed exploratory projects, 1 year long. Visit the call for proposals page for further information.
Additionally, under “idea sprint” initiative, several different activities and events such as competitions and hackathons will be launched, where ideas will emerge and will be tested.