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This section highlights the different media FCT uses to raise awareness of knowledge and innovation generated by researchers in Portugal, as well as of FCT activities. It aims to be an entry point for journalists, teachers, students, researchers and all those interested in science in Portugal and in FCT’s role as the country’s main public funding agency for science and research.

In this area you can find:

News/ Highlights

Keep up to date with the latest news from the scientific community in Portugal and from FCT. Here we will post news on discoveries and advances in research and innovation, major awards and prizes, with emphasis on those that FCT is involved in.
All news items are available in the News Archive section, organized by month of publication.


Publications on FCT's activities include:

  • FCT Brochure
  • FCT Newsletter: published every two months, the newsletter gathers information on institutional initiatives as well as research projects and science and technology events. Published in Portuguese.

Press Releases

Press releases sent by FCT (in Portuguese only)


Conferences and other public events organised by FCT (since 2013). Conference programmes, session videos and presentations can be found here, when available.

FCT Logo

FCT’s logo and its guidelines are available to download and use in identifying initiatives with FCT support, namely publications, multimedia, events and promoting programmes and projects.

For more information, please contact the Communications Office.