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This section displays national policy documents and other information focussing on areas of relevance for R&I policies.
Displaying 1 - 10 document(s) of 39.

The R&I Observatory country report 2017 provides a brief analysis of the R&I system covering the economic context, main actors, funding trends & human resources, policies to address R&I challenges, and R&I in national and regional smart specialisation strategies. Data is from Eurostat, unless otherwise referenced and is correct as at January 2018. Data used from other international sources is also correct to that date. The report provides a state-of-play and analysis of the national level R&I system and its challenges, to support the European Semester.

Portugal 2017 EU Report or Publication

The JRC managed Public Research Funding (PREF) study has collected information on and analysed national public research funding. It provides an overview of its evolution and current state in European and selected non-European countries, particularly as concerns funding themes, fields and the types of allocation (competitive project based versus institutional funding). The study was conducted by a consortium led by IRCRES CNR and involving researchers from USI, AIT and NIFU as well as a number of country experts. 

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom 2017 EU Report or Publication

This report summarises the work and lessons from the Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility (PSF) Mutual Learning Exercise (MLE) on Administration and Monitoring of R&D tax incentives.
An MLE is a project-based learning process whereby participating countries, assisted by a small group of experts and policy peers, jointly examine a challenge-driven policy question or an implementation issue linked to a policy reform in detail.

Norway, Belgium, France, Latvia, Netherlands, Portugal, United Kingdom 2017 Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility

This is the second of five reports that will be produced as the main deliverables of the MLE on Alignment and Interoperability of Research Programmes. It is concerned with the role that National Preconditions play for a more efficient and effective participation in the Joint Programming Process (JPP)1 including Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs) and other public-to-public partnerships (P2Ps).

Norway, Turkey, Austria, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Lithuania, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden 2017 Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility

This iniatitive by the Ministry of Economy intends to provide the conditions for Portugal's industrial fabric to exploit the opportunities and to respond the challenges stemming from digitalisation.

Portugal 2016 Other
Carta de Princípios de Orientação para a FCT

This document sets the main guidelines/principles that must be followed by the Foundation for Science and Technology in designing, implementing and monitoring their initiatives.

Portugal 2016 National Legal Document
Avaliação de Ciência e Tecnologia pela FCT

This document contains the definition of orientations regarding the evaluation procedures to be followed by the FCT. Policy evaluations are now a common and consensual practice and its importance is unanimously recognized for analyzing and assessing the absolute and relative quality of proposals and promoting the progressive improvement of the quality of science and technology activities.


Portugal 2016 National Report or Publication
Compromisso com o Conhecimento e a Ciência: O Compromisso com o Futuro

The Government’s programme, approved in June 2016, envisages knowledge as a key ingredient in promoting Portugal’s economic and social development and focuses on four strategic dimensions: (i) Human Resources; (ii) Institutions; (iii) the S&T System; (iv) the Territorial dimension.

Portugal 2016 National Legal Document

The annual RIO Country Report offers an analysis of the R&I system in Portugal, including relevant policies and funding, with particular focus on topics critical for EU policies. The report identifies the main challenges of the Portuguese research and innovation system and assesses the policy response.

Portugal 2016 EU Report or Publication


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