FCT News:

“The The Announcement of the Call for Proposals (ACP) and the Merit Referential (MR) for application submission for SR&TD project grants in all scientific domains – 2017 have been published.
All applications should be submitted in English through an electronic form at Balcão 2020.
The deadline for application submission is between 24 March, 2017 and 17 May, 2017 at 19h00 (Lisbon time).
The electronic form and the guide for writing and submitting proposals will be available before 13 March, 2017.


Purpose and overview:

Through this call for scientific research and technological development (SR&TD) project grants, FCT will support innovative ideas that are relevant and make significant contributions to the advancement of scientific knowledge.

Successful applications will be funded by European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF), if applicable, through the Operational Programs involved (COMPETE, PORNorte, PORCentro, PORLisboa, PORAlentejo, PORAlgarve), and by national funds, through the Portuguese state budget allocated to FCT.

This call covers the regions of North, Centre, Lisbon, Alentejo, Algarve, Azores and Madeira.

Each approved proposal shall receive funding up to €240.000 and for a maximum period of 36 months.”

More info here.