of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
The IEEE is a non-profit, technical professional association
of more than 360,000 individual members in approximately 175
countries. The IEEE is a leading authority in technical
areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical
technology and telecommunications, to electric power,
aerospace and consumer electronics, among others.
The European Association for Signal
EURASIP's goal is to improve communication between groups
and individuals that work within the multidisciplinary, fast
growing field of Signal Processing in Europe and elsewhere,
and to exchange and disseminate information in the field all
over the world.
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
The IET is a new institution formed in spring 2006 by the
coming together of the IEE and IIE. The IET aims to serve a
global community engaged in engineering and technology,
providing a knowledge network accessible whenever or
wherever you choose.
Superior Técnico (IST)
- IST is the engineering school of the Technical
University of Lisbon.
IST mission is to contribute to the development of society
by promoting a higher education of outstanding quality in
the areas of Engineering, Science & Technology, at the
undergraduate and graduate levels, and by developing the
Research & Development activities essential to ensure the
highest standard of education.
Telecomunicações (it) -
it is a research institute whose mission is to create
and disseminate scientific knowledge in the field of
it is actively involved in fundamental and applied
research in telecommunications both at national and
international level. Simultaneously it is committed
to foster higher education and training, by hosting and
tutoring graduate and postgraduate students.
TAP Portugal (TAP)
- TAP is a Portuguese airline market leader, which
celebrated its 60th anniversary on March 14th of 2005; the
date on which it also became part of the Star Alliance,
the largest global alliance of airlines in the world.
With its Hub in Lisbon - a privileged access platform to
Europe - at the crossroads with other Continents, the
Company currently flies to 43 destinations, throughout 25
countries in Africa and North and South America; a region in
which TAP stands out as being the leading operational
European transportation company to Brazil.
TAP is the PCS'2007 official carrier.
Energéticas Nacionais (REN) -
REN is responsible for the electricity transmission in
Portugal. REN was set up as a company in August 1994 in
result of the split-up of EDP - Electricidade de Portugal, S.A. to which it already belonged as its Operational
Department. Its history, however, goes back to 1947, when
the pioneer of electricity transmission in Portugal,
therefore its original predecessor, CNE - Companhia Nacional
de Electricidade, S.A.R.L. was founded.
Nowadays REN has diversified its activity areas, covering
also the telecommunications and gas businesses.
|| Caixa Geral
de Depósitos (CGD) -
CGD has been at the forefront of Portuguese economic and
social development over the last 127 years. It has been a
benchmark operator in the Portuguese banking sector in terms
of its support to households, companies and domestic
institutions, since its formation on 10 April 1876.
On the basis of a strong corporate ethos and the highest
ethical standards, rigour and professionalism, CGD is
permanently geared to the willingness to change. It is
currently the parent company of a modern financial group,
prepared to cater for the needs and expectations of millions
of customers and the challenges of market globalisation.
Gulbenkian Foundation -
Gulbenkian Foundation is a Portuguese private
institution of public utility whose statutory aims are in
the fields of
science. Created by a clause in Calouste Sarkis
Gulbenkian's will, the Foundation's statutes were approved
|| Luso-American Foundation -
Development Foundation is a private, financially
independent Portuguese institution.
Its main goal is to contribute towards Portugal's
development by providing financial and strategic support for
innovative projects by fostering cooperation between
Portuguese and American civil society.