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Networked Intelligent Systems


Work description

INESC TEC open call applications to award 14 (fourteen) research grants, hereinafter referred to as Doctoral Research Grants, in the area of ​​Computer Science (CS), Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE), Networked Intelligent Systems (NIS) and Power and Energy (PE).

Specifically regarding the NIS, we are open a call for 3 (three) research grants.


The grants will be funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), under the Collaboration Protocol for Financing the Multiannual Plan for Research Scholarships for PhD Students, signed between FCT and INESC TEC

Research grants for PhD students focus on supporting the grant holders’ research activities, towards obtaining a PhD degree in Portuguese higher education institutions.

INESC TEC is the host institution for the grant holders, without prejudice to the work that may be carried out in partnership with other institutions.

The research work leading to the PhD degree of the selected grant holders must be part of the activities plan and strategy of INESC TEC and will be developed within the scope of accredited Doctoral Programmes, namely those with INESC TEC's involvement.

The work plan can take place entirely or partially in a national institution (national grant or mixed grant, respectively).

The duration of the grants is, as a rule, annual,renewable up to a maximum of four years. The grant may not be awarded for periods less than three consecutive months. In the case of mixed grants, the period of the work plan that takes place in a foreign institution cannot exceed 24 months.

The call is open from December 31, 2020 to January 31, 2021. 

More information about this particular call (NIS),view form call


Application Period

Since 31 Dec 2020 to 31 Jan 2021



Networked Intelligent Systems