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For contacts with FCT, use preferably the e-mail through the following addresses, depending on the subject to be dealt with.

  • Headquarters

    D. Carlos I, 126 1249-074 Lisboa Portugal Tel: 213 924 300 - Fax: 213 956 519

    Financial Area

    S&T Historical Archive

    Data Protection Officer

    Maria Margarida Martins Vaz Telephone: (+351) 213 924 300

    Communications Office

    International Relations


  • Before contacting FCT, we recommend that you carefully read all the documents related to the Competitions as well as the regulations applicable to the management of research Fellowships , namely the Regulations of Fellowships and the Research Grant Holder Statute which contain information about the applicable rules and procedures.


    General information requests regarding Fellowships research or questions related to Fellowships research in progress. The subject of the email should indicate (where applicable) the grant reference and the subject of the contact.

    Fellowships in R&D Units

    Issues within the scope of the processes of Fellowships of Research for Doctorates in thematic areas financed through collaboration protocols and partnerships, namely with R&D Units.


    Questions related to applications, the form or its completion in the context of the FCT Calls for Proposals for funding of Fellowships of Research for Doctorate.


    Requests for information on Fellowships Sabbatical Leave.

  • For contacts with FCT within the scope of Scientific Employment, preferably use the email through the following addresses, depending on the subject to be addressed. Telephone: +351 213 924 367 (10 to 17h, working days)

    Employment Scientific Funding

    Requests for information on the management and monitoring of funding allocated under the doctoral employment programmes.

    Individual Scientific Employment

    For information regarding the Incentive Scheme for Scientific Employment - Individual Support

    Institutional Scientific Employment

    For information about the Incentive Scheme for Scientific Employment - Institutional Support

    Transitional Standard

    For information on the hiring of PhD holders under the Transitional Rule - art. 23 - of Decree-Law 57/2016.

  • For contacts with FCT in the context of R&D Project funding, please use the email addresses below, depending on the subject to be addressed:

    R&D Projects

    Information requests regarding ongoing R&D projects. In the subject of the email the complete FCT reference of the project should be indicated (with the exception of requests for information / clarifications of general nature).

    Project Competitions

    Information requests within the scope of tenders for financing IC&DT Projects.

    Projects - Financial Management

    Requests for information on payments made by the FCT to R&D Projects.