Created in 1973, the University of Aveiro quickly became one of the most dynamic and innovative universities in Portugal.

Created in 1973, the University of Aveiro quickly became one of the most dynamic and innovative universities in Portugal. Now a public foundation under private law, it continues to develop and implement its mission to provide undergraduate and postgraduate education, to generate research and promote cooperation with society. Attended by about 14,000 students on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, the UAVR has achieved a significant position amongst higher education institutions in Portugal, being one of the top universities regarding the quality of its infrastructures, the strength of its research and the excellence of its staff.

CICECO - Aveiro Institute of Materials, University of Aveiro: Created in 2002, the Associated Laboratory CICECO joins some 400 chemists, physicists and materials engineers making it the largest Portuguese Materials Science and Engineering (MS&E) institute (www.ciceco.ua.pt). 41% of 29 full-time researchers, 36% of 86 post-docs and 29% of 120 PhD students are foreigners. In the recent National Science Foundation (FCT) research assessment, CICECO was ranked 24.5 in 25 points (Excellent) and placed among the top 5% of research units in all fields of knowledge. In the last 5 years (2000-2014), 2094 SCI papers were published, 104 PhD and 405 MSc theses were finished, 42 patents (15 international) were filled. CICECO has been building an excellent track record of working with industry, with ca. 1.6 M€ per year funding coming from industrial projects and services. Over 100 patents filed (35 international) and 4 spin-offs are currently running or being created.

Full name of the organization: University of Aveiro
Short name of the organization: UAVR
Address: Campo Universitario De Satiaga, Aveiro, 3810 193, Portugal
Contact person: Mário Ferreira
Telephone:
E-mail address: mgferreira@ua.pt 
Website - https://www.ua.pt