The 1st Joint Conference and Exhibition of the International Partnerships in Lisbon

The international partnerships - CMU Portugal, MIT Portugal and UT Austin Portugal Programs -, in cooperation with UTEN Portugal, have held their first Joint Conference and Exhibition on May 29, 2015, at the Palácio Foz in Lisbon. This event featured a full day schedule of keynotes and discussion panels under the theme “Fostering Science & Innovation Ecosystems: Portugal-USA Partnerships”, with the participation of the Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Portuguesas (Portuguese University Rector’s Council, CRUP), Maria Arménia Carrondo, the President of Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT), as well as industry experts and representatives. In the rooms of Palácio Foz, attendants were also treated to the Poster Exhibition, showcasing some of the research outcomes of the three partnerships.

The CMU Portugal, MIT Portugal and UT Austin Portugal are funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia with the common objective of enabling, fostering and strengthening scientific collaboration among Portuguese universities and their integration into internationally acknowledged networks. 

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