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Biggest telescope in the world will have Portuguese contribution

  The final meeting of the Biostirling4SKA project was held on the past April 27th at Herdade da Contenda in Moura, Portugal. IT, together with other academic and industry partners, as well as important personalities from renewables, all joined the meeting where the results of the final demo of the hybrid stirling power system for SKA receivers were presented. SKA (Square Kilometer Array) will be the world´s largest telescope and the first mega-science production to be energy self-sufficient, with an expected direct economic and indirect societal impacts in the developing nations where it will be installed. Learn more here Source: Instituto da Telecomunicações

R&D Activity in Portugal

R&D Support in Portugal

  • Governmental Programmes and Foundations

  • Private Foundations

  • Portuguese Innovation Agency

  • Operational Program of Competitiveness Factors

  • Portuguese Business Association for Innovation

  • Supporting art, charity, education and science

  • Supporting biomedical science

  • Human Potential Operational Programme

  • Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology

  • Portuguese Institute for support of Small and Medium sized Enterprises and Innovation

  • Luso-American Foundation

  • Orient Foundation

European R&D Programmes

  • European Research Council

  • Supporting international mobility of researches

  • European Cooperation in science and technology

  • Support of the mobility and career development of European researchers

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