Strategic Research Projects


The Strategic Research Projects are up to 3-year innovative projects led by Portuguese companies, aligned with priorities of the National or Regional Research and Innovation Smart Specialization Strategy and contributing to major global challenges, namely those addressed by the Atlantic Interactions initiative, while improving companies’ competitiveness in international markets.

Proposed projects must include industry-oriented research and experimental development activities, leading to new or improved market applications, i.e., products, processes or systems with international exploitation potential and cover, at least, one of the four Scientific Areas of the UT Austin Portugal Program: Space-Earth Interactions; Medical Physics for Emerging Therapies; Advanced Computing, Quantum Computing, Data Analysis and Visualization; Nano Materials for New Markets.