I3N, the Institute of Nanostructures, Nanomodelling and Nanofabrication

multi-scale modeling of materials behaviour;

nanofabrication , micro and nano technologies;

polymer systems with nano and microcontrolled structures;

physical characterization of nanostructures.

Design of New Interfaces, Surfaces and Coatings

Composite Technology

Materials for Health

IBB Institute for Bioengineering & Biosciences

Innovative approaches in biosciences and bioengineering   translate scientific knowledge into tangible and impactful innovation.

Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering
Bioseparation Engineering
Molecular Bioengineering
Stem Cell Bioengineering and Regenerative Medicine
Molecular and Cellular Biology, Microbial Biotechnology, and Functional and Comparative Genomics and Bioinformatics

INESC TEC - Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science.                                             

Telecommunications and Multimedia; Power and Energy Systems; Enterprise Systems; Information and Computer Graphics Systems; Applied Photonics; Robotics in Industry and Intelligent Systems; Robotics and Autonomous Systems; ;Biomedical Engineering; High-Assurance Software; Industrial Management ; Advanced Computing; Artificial Intelligence and Decision Aid; Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship; Real-Time and Embedded Computing Systems

Integrated Computational Materials Engineering
Materials for Sustainable and Affordable Low Carbon Energy Technologies

Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (IN)

Micro and nanofabrication

Sensor technologies




 Materials for health

New surfaces and coatings

INIESC - The National Research Infrastructure for Solar Energy Concentration is the  national node of  ESFRI, EU-SOLARIS.

Solar energy and solar energy concentration technologies.
Water desalination thermoelectric production or solar fuels, promoting technology transfer to industry and enabling a
holistic approach to the product development process  ; solar energy storage (thermal amd electrochemical); new materials for energy storage and HTF and solar system components

•  New surfaces and coatings   
•  Materials for Sustainable and Affordable Low Carbon Energy Technologies

EnergyIN - Competitiveness and Technology Cluster for Energy

EnergyEfficiency                                                                     SmartGrids                                                                            Energy Storage

* Design New Interfaces, Surfaces and Coatings                                                           * Compositive Technology                                                                * Materials for Sustainable and                                                                    Affordable Low Carbon Energy Technologies

Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde I3S

i3S is a research institute with focus on 3 main domains: 
. Cancer,
. Host response interaction,
. Neurobiology and neurological disorders.

. Integrated computational materials engineering (ICME)
. Innovative surfaces, coatings and interfaces
. High performance synthetic and biobased composites
. Functional materials
. Interfaces between materials and biological hosts for health applications
. Materials for additive manufacturing