Collaborative Research Networks and Funding Strategies in a Multidisciplinary Scenario


The Round-table addresses the need to develop an effective research policy, by capitalising on cultural, geographic and scientific diversity, in order to promote applications to transnational funding and researcher-driven programmes.

Panel members

Henrique Cabral
Steering Committe of Gulbenkian Oceans Initiative and Director of the Centro de Oceonagrafia of FCUL

Ben Johnson
Policy Adviser for Research at Higher Education Funding Council for England

Cristina Pronello
Chair of the COST domain Transport and Urban Development, European Commission

José Francisco Rodrigues
University of Lisbon, Portugal (Panel Moderator)

Barry Ruddick
Dalhousie University Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
(Embassy of Canada)

Pedro Viterbo
FCT Scientific Council for Natural and Environmental Sciences and Portuguese Sea and Atmosphere Institute (IPMA)

The session will be opened by

Manuel Cotão de Assunção
Rector of the University of Aveiro

A guided visit to the Maritime Museum of Ílhavo will happen before the Round-table,
where we will have the intervention of

Álvaro Garrido
Director of the Maritime Museum of Ílhavo