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Projects with national funding (25)

Overcoming today´s challenges in the quest for other Earths (QUEST)
refª FCT: PTDC/FIS-AST/1526/2014, refª COMPETE2020: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016886, refª POR Lisboa: LISBOA-01-0145-FEDER-016886
Started in 2016-07-01
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Optimization of ESPRESSO Fundamental Physics Tests
Programa de Estímulo à Investigação 2014 (Processo nº 2148613525)
Started in 2014-12-15
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Cosmological tests of Gravity
EXPL/FIS-AST/1608/2013
Started in 2014-04-01
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ESPRESSO: a new spectrograph for the VLT (part V) - control electronics and the ADC subsystem (ESPRESSO-V)
FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-027492 & RECI/FIS-AST/0163/2012
Started in 2014-01-01
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Cosmic Superstrings in the Planck Era
Programa de Estímulo à Investigação 2013 (Processo nº 132590)
Started in 2014-01-01
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The future of Extrasolar Planets: new instrumentation for new science
IF/01037/2013/CP1191/CT0001
Started in 2014-01-01
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ESPRESSO: a new spectrograph for the VLT (part IV) - completing the coudé train (ESPRESSO-IV)
FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-027493 & RECI/FIS-AST/0176/2012
Started in 2013-10-01
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An exploration of the assembly history of galaxies with the novel concept of self consistent spectral synthesis (FADO)
FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-029170 & PTDC/FIS-AST/3214/2012
Started in 2013-04-01
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ESPRESSO: a new spectrograph for the VLT (part III) - on Coudé Train (ESPRESSO III)
FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-019884 & PTDC/CTE-AST/120251/2010
Started in 2013-01-01
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Programa de Estímulo à Investigação 2012 (Processo nº 127278)
Started in 2013-01-01
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PP-IJUP2011-212
Started in 2012-08-01
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The Dark Side of the Universe
FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-015309 & PTDC/FIS/111725/2009
Started in 2011-07-01
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Dynamical characterization of the atmosphere of Venus
PTDC/CTE-AST/110702/2009
Started in 2011-01-01
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ESPRESSO: A new Spectrograph for the VLT
FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-009291 & PTDC/CTE-AST/098604/2008
Started in 2010-06-01
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EXtra-solar planets: towards the detections of Others Earths (EXOEarths)
FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-009290 & PTDC/CTE-AST/098528/2008
Started in 2010-04-01
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A Space-Based Probe of Stellar Interiors
FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-009292 & PTDC/CTE-AST/098754/2008
Started in 2010-02-15
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2nd Generation Instrumentation for the Very Large Telescope Interferometer
PTDC/CTE-AST/098034/2008
Started in 2010-02-01
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The Bulgeless Side of Galaxy Evolution
PTDC/CTE-AST/105287/2008
Started in 2010-01-01
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Stellar Astrophysics: Formation and Early Evolution
PTDC/CTE-AST/65971/2006 & FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-007117
Started in 2007-10-01
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GAIA - National Participation in the Data Processing and Analysis Consortium (DPAC) (GAIA)
PDCTE/CTE-AST/81711/2003
Started in 2007-09-01
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Dark Energy Constraints from Galaxy Clusters
PTDC/CTE-AST/64711/2006 & FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-007116
Started in 2007-09-01
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The VLTi Spectro-Imager Instrument for the ESO Very Large Telescope Interferometer
PTDC/CTE-AST/68915/2006
Started in 2007-08-27
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On the Mass Estimation for FGK Stars
PTDC/CTE-AST/66181/2006 & FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-007119
Started in 2007-08-01
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Understanding the Massive Galaxies in the Universe
PTDC/CTE-AST/66147/2006 & FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-007118
Started in 2007-07-27
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European Helio- and Asteroseismology Network (HELAS)
POCI/V.5/B0094/2005
Started in 2006-04-01
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Projects with european funding (17)

Planet Analysis and Small Transit Investigation Software (PASTIS)
PIEF-GA-2013-627202 (call FP7-PEOPLE-2013-IEF)
Started in 2014-10-01
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Origins and evolution of life on Earth and in the Universe (ORIGINS)
Trans-Domain COST Action TD1308
Started in 2014-05-15
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Study of Emission Line Galaxies with Integral Field Spectroscopy (SELGIFS)
PIRSES-GA-2013-612701 (call FP7-PEOPLE-2013-IRSES)
Started in 2013-10-01
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European Unified Research on Observations of Venus using co-ordinated Spaceand Earth-based facilities
GA 606798
Started in 2013-10-01
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Detection of exo-Planets via High-Accuracy Radial-velocity spectrographic measurements with Adaptive Optics enHancement (PHARAOH)
PIEF-GA-2011-300162 (call FP7-PEOPLE-2011-IEF)
Started in 2013-04-01
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Exploitation of Space Data for Innovative Helio- and Asteroseismology (SPACEINN)
FP7-SPACE-2012-312844 (call FP7-SPACE-2012-1)
Started in 2013-01-01
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From the First Galaxies to the Peak of the Star Formation History
2012/09787/EW
Started in 2012-09-01
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Sounding Stars with Kepler (ASK)
PIRSES-GA-2010-269194 (call FP7-PEOPLE-2010-IRSES)
Started in 2011-05-01
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Gaia Research for European Astronomy Training (GREAT-ITN)
PITN-GA-2010-264895 (call FP7-PEOPLE-2010-ITN)
Started in 2011-03-01
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EXtra-solar planets and stellar astrophysics: towards the detections of Others Earths (EXOEarths)
ERC-2009-StG-239953 (call ERC-2009-StG_20081029)
Started in 2009-10-01
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Wide Field Studies of Star Forming Regions (SF-WF-MSF)
PIRSES-GA-2008-230843 (call FP7-PEOPLE-IRSES-2008)
Started in 2009-02-01
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ESPRESSO - Phase A
25122/ESO/08/20598/JSC
Started in 2009-01-01
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European Helio- and Asteroseismology Network (HELAS)
FP6-2004-Infrastructures-5-026138
Started in 2006-04-01
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Optical Interferometry in Training and in Context (OnTheFringe)
MSCF-CT-2005-029954
Started in 2006-01-01
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Antartic Research, a European Network for Astrophysics (ARENA)
FP6-2004-Infrastructures-5-026150
Started in 2006-01-01
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Jet Simulations, Experiments and Theory (JETSET)
MRTN-CT-2004-005592
Started in 2005-02-01
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Optical Infrared Co-Ordination Network for Astronomy (OPTICON)
RII3-CT-2004-001566
Started in 2004-01-01
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Cooperation projects (16)

Acreção versus emissão em torno de Objetos Estelares Jovens (YSO's)
Programa de Ações Universitárias Integradas Luso-Francesas/PAUILF 2017: TC-16/17
Started in 2017-01-01
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Characterizing Earth-like planets around small stars
Programa Pessoa - Acordo entre Portugal e França 2015-2016
Started in 2015-01-01
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Understanding the nature of pulsations and the physics of the Ap stars
FCT/CNRS: PICS 2014
Started in 2015-01-01
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The sudy of stellar activity for the search and characterization of extrasolar planets
Cooperação Portugal/França Programa Pessoa 2014/2015 (FCT Procº. 441.00 França)
Started in 2014-01-01
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Stellar parameters of M dwarfs: investigating the star-planet connection
Cooperação Científica e Tecnológica FCT/CAPES - 2014/2015 (FCT Procº 4.4.1.00 CAPES)
Started in 2014-01-01
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Cooperação Portugal/França Programa Pessoa 2012/2013 (FCT Proc.º 441.00 França)
Started in 2012-01-01
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Cooperação Portugal/França Programa Pessoa 2012/2013 (FCT Proc.º 441.00 França)
Started in 2012-01-01
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Cosmology and Fundamental Physics with the Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effect
Acções de Mobilidade de Investigadores FCT/MICINN (Proc.º 441.00)
Started in 2011-01-01
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Acções Integradas Luso-Francesas 2011 (Acção nº F-FP02/11)
Started in 2011-01-01
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Spectroscopic study of Kepler asteroseismic targets
Cooperação Cientifica e Tecnologica FCT/Polonia 2011/2012 (Proc. 441.00 Polonia)
Started in 2011-01-01
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Acções Integradas Luso-Britânicas (B-13/10)
Started in 2010-04-15
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Exploitation of Space Missions and New Technologies in Asteroseismology
Acordo FCT-CSIC 2010/11 (441.00 CSIC)
Started in 2010-01-01
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The Dark Side of the Universe
Convénio entre a FCT e o DAAD (441.00 Alemanha)
Started in 2009-01-01
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(Convénio FCT/CAPES)
Convénio FCT/CAPES (4.4.1.00 CAPES)
Started in 2009-01-01
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Physics of Galaxy Clusters
CRUP/CUP: Acções Integradas Luso-Francesas 2008 (F-8/08)
Started in 2008-01-01
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Cluster Simulations for Planck
Programa Pessoa 2007/2008 - GRICES-EGIDE
Started in 2007-01-01
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Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia COMPETE 2020 PORTUGAL 2020 União Europeia