Adília Pires and Rita Torres (CESAM/DBio) – 1st edition of the FCT RESTART program

Adília Pires and Rita Torres, researchers from CESAM/DBio, secured funding from the 1st edition of the RESTART program by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). The FCT announced the definitive results of the RESTART program in October of this year. In this inaugural competition, 143 applications were evaluated, and 31 projects were approved for funding, resulting in a success rate of 22%.

The program has a total funding of €1,511,708.00 allocated to R&D projects in all scientific areas. RESTART aims to empower a competitive return to research activities in new circumstances, providing support to researchers in promoting and developing original and innovative research ideas, particularly those who have recently benefited from parental leave.

Learn more about this program here: Programa RESTART – FCT