Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT)
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Lobbyists declared: 25 FTE (50)
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Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 0
Meetings with European Commission: 0
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Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT)
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Goals / Remit
Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT) is a private, not-for-profit organization, of public interest, a partnership of nine institutions with research and development in the field of Telecommunications
IT mission is to create and disseminate scientific knowledge in the field of telecommunications.
IT is actively involved in fundamental and applied research both at national and international levels. Simultaneously it is committed to foster higher education and training, by hosting and tutoring graduate and postgraduate students. it also plays its role towards public society with public awareness initiatives, knowledge transfer to industry, and by providing consulting services on a non-competing basis.
IT is organized around three sites and 4 branches
•Aveiro, in the University Campus
•Coimbra, at Site II of the University of Coimbra
•Lisbon, at Instituto Superior Técnico
•Porto, at the Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto
•Covilhã, at the University of Beira Interior
•Leiria, at the Leiria Polytechnic
•Lisbon, at ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Some IT researchers are located also at other Portuguese higher education units namely at the universities of Algarve, Évora and Nova de Lisboa, and the polytechnics of Lisbon, Setúbal and Tomar.
Scientific expertise in IT, from which follow its main research and education activities, spans the following areas:
•Networks and Multimedia
•Basic Sciences and Enabling Technologies
IT members (about 260 PhD holders) are organized into research groups which cover most of the R&D areas in Telecommunications and supporting sciences and technologies. In 2014 IT hosted about 300 PhD students and about 200 MSc students.
Advanced laboratory facilities are available in most Scientific Areas of IT to support applied research, which is carried out in the framework of national and international projects in cooperation with similar research institutions worldwide. Each year IT is involved in more than 170 projects, of which about 30 have European funding, obtained in a competitive basis.
The high level of scientific research is attested by a solid number of peer reviewed international publications and by other internationalization and quality indicators. Yearly, IT scientific output nears 40 books and book chapters, 350 papers in international scientific peer refereed journals, 450 papers in the scientific meetings proceedings and more than 10 filed patents.
IT has proposals/accepted projects on several H2020 calls and programs.
Campus Universitário de Santiago Universidade de Aveiro Universidade de Aveiro
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Nevertheless we have several projects approved not all of our reserachers are envolved on them.
The major of our researcher are high education teachers, so they only can allocate 50% of their time to research actvities
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Horizon 2020 Advisory Group for the Societal Challenge 4 on Smart, green and integrated transport 2014-2020#E02969 #MACÁRIO Rosário #http://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regexpert/index.cfm?do=groupDetail.groupDetail&groupID=2969 #Member #B#Academia/Research
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