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"Summer with Science 2022" opens the application period

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Applications for the special support "Summer with Science 2022", promoted by FCT, are open from May 16 to June 16, 2022. In previous editions, this support funded 1175 Fellowships of initiation to research in 2020; and 418 Fellowships of initiation to research in 2021. For this year's edition, a budget of 500 thousand euros is foreseen.

In addition to stimulating the development of "Summer Schools" in Polytechnics and Universities in the country, the "Summer with Science 2022" seeks to support scientific and technological research activities in R&D units, in order to enhance scientific and technological capacity and its relationship with higher education and society. It also aims to promote the diffusion and dissemination of scientific and technical knowledge among higher education students, with the funding of Fellowships of initiation to research for face-to-face scientific research activities.

This support is intended for R&D units that obtained the classification of Good, Very Good or Excellent, awarded by FCT in the evaluation process of R&D Units 2017-2018, and the submission of proposals is limited to one application per R&D unit.

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