This project allowed us to publicize the bilateral relations between Portugal and Iceland in themes so essential to the world as biodiversity and climate change are
This seminar intends to bring together experts from the bridge engineering field and academia, climatologists, bridge authorities, and decision makers to understand the impacts of climate change on the health of bridges and to propose cost-effective adaptation strategies.
The papers are focused on the development of materials with negative thermal expansion and of new methods to estimate the temperature variations that magnetic materials undergo when a magnetic field is applied (magnetocaloric effect).
The 1st Interational Meeting "ISLANDS, WHALES AND PEOPLE" took place from 5 to 7 September, in Horta city, Faial island, in Portugal.
16 youngsters from a school in Porto - Agrupamento de Escolas do Cerco do Porto - will travel to Haugesund, in Norway, from 18th till 24th of August.
MICSeaOnMed initiative: Research and technological development brings together Portugal and Iceland in the valorization of fish by-products for the health sector
This initiative allowed to share experiences between the two countries, on the valorization of marine biological resources and fish by-products and associated development of industrial applications, with emphasis on biomedicine.
The result of the project "Portugal and Iceland: united by biodiversity" will be published on print and online editions of Público.
Workshop on "Advances in Skin Therapy Research" for PhD students and researchers, Portuguese and international was promoted by the CoSki initiative.
This Initiative aims the cooperation between Portugal and Iceland on the valorization of fish by-products, marine biomaterials and biomedical applications.
Warning to the problem of diseases caused by the failure of energy production in the human body is the main goal of “Mit.OnOff”, a science communication project of the Center for Neurosciences and Cell Biology (CNC) of the University of Coimbra (UC).
The novelty of the project ARcTic South is that is happening through the terrain of a practice of thinking together among artists practitioners to approach the subject of Artistic Research
The initiative aims to strengthen the relations between Portugal and Norway and Iceland, and to establish a long lasting and sustainable cooperation in the research areas of defence and security.
The project AquaCell aims to develop intestinal cell lines for European seabass and Atlantic salmon, which are two species of high economic value in Europe. These cell lines will allow us to test new products and determine their potential to be included in feeds, reducing the number of fish used in animal experimentation. AquaCell intends to provide an innovative experimentation tool to the scientific community that will contribute to the sustainability of the aquaculture sector.
SG-Model: a cooperation project between the Directorate-General for School Administration and the Norwegian Ministry of Education
The SG-Model initiative is a cooperation project between the Directorate-General for School Administration and the Norwegian Ministry of Education that aims to carry out a comparative analysis of the school governance models in force in the two countries and, from this, to draw lessons that can lead to its improvement.
The kick off of the ARCtic South project will join artisits, educators and researchers from FBAUL and KHIO to think about artistic research.
e-Bug PT Project aims to increase literacy on the prevention of infections and the good use of antibiotics
The pilot phase of this project will cover ten School Districts, in several regions of the country and diferent levels of education – from elementary school to high school – estimating its dissemination and expansion troughout the territory until 2023.
People from Portugal and Norway bear striking similarities when disconnecting from digital media.
CLEANBIZ Online Conference raised awareness of the relevance of combating corruption in international trade
The event, aimed at companies and professionals with links to the sector, aimed to raise awareness of the relevance of adopting anti-bribery practices in international trade.
EURO-ATLANTIC promotes “Small states and big powers: Portugal and Iceland's foreign relations” seminar
On October 28 and 29, 2021, the seminar “Small states and big powers: Portugal and Iceland's foreign relations” was held at the Portuguese National Defense Institute.
The most recent project of the Nursing School of Porto, the NIS ISL & NOR - Enhancing Nursing Information in Electronic Health Records in Iceland and Norway, is already under development.
Meet the five Portuguese start-ups participating in the Tech Tour Ocean 2021
Sponsored by the Bilateral relations fund, Cies-Iscte joins Prio ground-breaking project to investigate the spread of mobilization against migrants in Europe.
FishNet aims at establishing a solid network in the research field of global change impacts on fish, through the promotion of the discussion and the exchange of expertise on anthropogenic related stressors, focusing on noise and temperature increase and how they affect fish.
How do people connect – and disconnect – from digital media, especially after a pandemic that imposed long lockdowns and social connection maintained at a distance through digital? This is what the Dis/Connect initiative seeks to investigate, since February 2021.
One of the curiosities of the initiative is the study of a target species that lives in Iceland: the marine snails of the genus Littorina.
The main goal is to contribute to the protection of children and young victims, through the development of an integrated and specialized intervention in sexual abuse, avoiding the dispersion of responses and the multiplication of interviews with children.
The aims of Future Planning project aims is to involve local educators and policy makers ,promoting the debate on good and effective management of the territory, encouraging decision-making, in order to reduce the gap between environmental discourse and its translation into actions.
40th edition of the NAFA International Ethnographic Film Festival takes place from 29 September to 2 October
The Festival will include around 24 films from different parts of the world and the first-hand presentation of the film "Christmas Dinner", which follows the codfish from the Norwegian sea to the dinner table in Portugal. This film is the result of a partnership between Portuguese and Norwegian directors.
The FBR Open Call #2 starts today with a total allocation of €200.000
2020 was the year of sampling on board the Portuguese ships Sagres and Almirante Gago Coutinho. In 2021, the MicroAtlântico initiative is dedicated to the analysis of approximately 200 samples collected in part of the Atlantic Ocean.
The study of Human Factors, applied to Connected, Cooperative and Autonomous Vehicles is the starting point for the bilateral initiative between Portugal and Norway of the Bilateral Relations Fund.
The start of the project was celebrated with the Shearing Day, at Quinta da Fonte Santa, in Caneças-Portugal, on which 150 sheep of the Bordaleira Serra da Estrela breed, belonging to shepherd Virgílio Ricardo were shorn.
In March took place the kickoff meeting of the ClimaBridge Project – Impact of climate change on the structural health of bridges.
Geodynamics in the context of vibrations induced by rail traffic
This species shows reproductive constraints in aquaculture conditions which will be the focus on the present study performed in Norway by Portuguese researchers.
Final outcomes of the Bilateral Initiative “Enhancing the protection of the rights of the child in priority areas”
The Thematic Glossary of Child Protection Systems and of the Promotion of Children’s Rights focused on the hearing of the child in especially vulnerable contexts and the Referential of Good Practices for Enhancing Child Participation in the Promotion of the Rights of the Child is now available.
The main objective of this bilateral cooperation is to characterize and evaluate the efficacy of novel therapeutic antibodies to treat cancer.
The project ‘STOP AGEING - Counteract Functional Decline Through Velocity-Controlled Strength Training’ funded by the EEA Grants Bilateral Relations Fund, is developed by Department of Sport Sciences
iBET (Portugal) and Nofima AS (Norway) recently published a book chapter entitled “Alternative Protein Sources” in the book “Food Technology Disruptions” (Elsevier) on alternative protein sources.
PrivacyCoLab intends to propose a new disruptive paradigm based on a privacy agent and a data-sharing model in the IoT domain for the smartphone’s devices.
DIS/CONNECT project kicks off with the aim of researching how individuals use digital technologies – and disconnect from them
This project seeks to advance knowledge about individual strategies to deal with digital technologies
This initiative aims to expand cross-cultural knowledge on the current decision-making process concerning treatment options of women who experience anxiety and/or depressive symptoms during pregnancy or the postpartum period.
This initiative aims to formalize relations and a closer work between Geoparks that are part of the European network, thus fostering the development and sharing of innovative tools and approaches towards the sustainable development of territories and communities.
The initiative "DigiKids 0-3: use of devices with screens by children up to 3 years old: The prospects and practices", financed by the Bilateral Relations Fund, ended in December. Find out the results and recommendations of the study carried out in Portugal.
The Billig initiative was a project which had an impact on a network of researchers that went far beyond the initial teams and that contributed to the areas of Computational Linguistics, Literature, History and Digital Humanities in general
To conclude the exhibition Our Land Is the Sea public program, this session will combine two presentations in a conversation about codfish.
Closing event of the Bilateral Initiative Enhancing the protection of the rights of the child in priority areas”
The online event takes place on December 16, 2020, from 10h30-13h00.
This project consists of a series of five livestreaming conversations on the Facebook of Corações Com Coroa, around the importance of Walking, in a city that should embrace us.
Funded by EEA Grants Portugal through the Bilateral Relations Fund, Centro Cultural de Belém/Garagem Sul organises a debate bridging Portugal’s and Norway’s fishing and built environment cultures
Fourteen journalists from Norway and Portugal gathered at Science Retreats, in Évora, for the week long course Covering Climate Change: a Workshop for Journalists, on February 10-14.
BILLIG project (Bilateral Lusophone Literature Initiative using GIS and Linguistics) aims to build an original methodology combining two different approaches, represented by the work developed in NOVA and ILOS.
EXPO-GREEN intends to assess occupational exposure to microbiologic risks of waste management workers.
The UAV4SEA initiative, financed by EEA Grants, has as its main objective to strengthen the relationship between Portuguese and Norwegian scientists in the field of remote sensing for mapping coastal biological communities.
These novel plant-based snacks may play an important role to a healthy vegetarian diet.
Marine Lexicon Initiative (funded by the Bilateral Relations Fund of the EEA Grants and CHAM – Centre for the Humanities) will present the first bilateral works for the construction of an open access marine lexicon.
Two representatives from Bergen National Opera visited Curso de Música Silva Monteiro
The second thematic workshop of the bilateral Initiative “Enhancing the protection of the rights of the child in priority areas” was held in Lisbon, on November 25 and 26, 2019.
In October 2019 the public event associated with the initiative “Artificial Realities" took place in the scope of Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2019.
Launch event of the Initiative “Enhancing the protection of the rights of the child in priority areas”
The Initiative, which is totally financed by the Fund for Bilateral Relations of the EEA Grants, involves Portugal and Norway.
The Joint Committee for the Bilateral Funds decided to increase the funding amount of the Fund for Bilateral Relations open call #1 by 400.000 euros, for a total of 600.000 euros.
The FBR Open Call #1 starts today with a total allocation of €200.000.
The Fund for Bilateral Relations aims to strengthen the bilateral relations between Portugal and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. This Fund was publicly presented on December 14th in Lisbon.
The Mar Portugal vessel, a project funded by the EEA Grants, was the site chosen for the third meeting of the Joint Committee for Bilateral Funds.
A Norwegian and Icelandic companies business mission in Portugal was held from the 14th to the 15th of November.