The Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) has announced its 2017 call for exploratory R&D proposals in the UT Austin|Portugal Program.
Deadline: 23 Mar 2017
The objective of the call is to promote and finance exploratory scientific projects proposed by teams of experts and researchers in areas related to:
Scientific Areas defined in the context of AIR Center
The projects developed should, preferably, contribute to the Atlantic International Research Center (AIR Center) scientific developments and objectives, as stated in the document “Towards a Science and Technology agenda for an integrative approach to the Atlantic: Climate Change and Energy Systems, Space and Ocean Sciences, through North-South cooperation“.
Total funding available: €1,400,000 (euros) for Portuguese research institutions plus up to 75% of that figure for researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.
A maximum of 14 exploratory projects are expected to receive funding. Each of the 14 exploratory projects should have a maximum budget of €100,000 for the entire funding period of up to 1 year.
For more information see: