How to improve current science funding?

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Series of Conferences: Building and Maintaining a Sustainable Science Supporting Ecosystem

The proponents of the Manifesto Ciência 2018, are organising a series of conferences to discuss the Portuguese scientific system, alternatives to it, and to come up with a feasible proposal for its improvement.

If you have ideas, on how to improve the current science funding, in Portugal, that you would link to see discussed in the conference, please fill-in this form.




14:00-14:30 Introduction & Objectives

14:30-15:00 Ideas from the Scientific Community
(brief presentation of novel approaches to improve the system, collected from an open call for ideas)

15:00-16:00 The OCDE view: an analysis of different systems
Philippe Larrue (review of the Portuguese Innovation Policy)

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-18:00 The Portuguese Experience 
Round table with previous and current directors of FCT/JNTC (moderated by Ana Correia Moutinho).
How should the ideal FCT be like? What are the key problems? How to solve them?

18:00-18:30 Summary & Next Steps


Members of the Portuguese Scientific Community including several heads of University Department and Research Institutes (Manifesto Ciência Portugal)


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