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What's PERIN Network?

Results of the definition and professionalization of the Promotion Office of the Framework Program for R&DT (GPPQ), an outbreak of the PERIN Network in the context of national priority that promotes R&D, innovation and digital transformation activities has taken on in the framework of public policies and their insertion effective in the European context.

Funding Programs

Get the support you need about the EU funding programmes to enhance your research and/or your business.
Choose the program that most fits your research and/or your business from eight major programs available.

Delegates and National Contact Points

Get in touch with Delegates and National Contact Points (NCPs) from all seven entities who make up PERIN network: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecncologia (FCT), Agência Nacional de Inovação (ANI), Portugal Space agency, Clinical Research and Biomedical Innovation Agency (AICIB), Erasmus+, Direção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES) and Ciência Viva.

Goals

European Union Framework Programs for Research and Innovation

Monitor the preparation, promotion and implementation of the European Union’s Research and Innovation Framework Programs and other relevant instruments in the field of Research and Innovation, namely activities in the areas of Space, Digital Transformation, Advanced Computing, defense and security R&D, among others, as well as activities specifically aimed at companies, such as the European Innovation Council (EIC), within the scope of Horizonte Europa, and the EUREKA / EUROSTARS Program;

European Union programs in the field of higher education and post-secondary training

Articulate and promote the activities referred to in the previous point, with emphasis on the preparation and implementation of the European Union Programs in the area of higher education and post-secondary training, in close collaboration with the DGES and the agencies with which it relates (including the National Agency ERASMUS + Education and Training), namely, in relation to the mobility of teachers and students and joint training and degrees;

Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Coordinate the preparation of the Portuguese presidency of the Council of the European Union in the first half of 2021, in the area of science, technology and higher education, including space and digital, in a shared way with the presidency of Germany and Slovenia, following the work program agreed between Portugal and these Member States and the established agenda.