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1st Meeting of the MIT - Portugal Program Government Committee

 - 11/10/2006

Logo of MIT – Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyThe MIT – Portugal Governing Committee met for the first time on the very day that the Program was started, 11 October 2006, under the framework of the Knowledge Networks activities which formed part of the Commitment to Science for Portugal’s Future initiative.

The main aims of the meeting were to constitute the organisation and functioning of the Board and operational aspects of the Program, and prepare for the constitution of the External Review Committee of the Program and the start of the first economic activities, the research and the business connections of the Program.

This Governing Committee of the MIT - Portugal Program is chaired by the President of the Science and Technology Foundation (FCT), João Sentieiro, and also includes the MIT Chancellor, Phil Clay, the Dean of the School of Engineering of MIT, Tom Magnanti, the President of The Knowledge Society Agency (UMIC), Luis Magalhães, and the respective directors of the program at MIT and in Portugal, Dan Roos and Paulo Ferrão.

Further information can be obtained at the MIT – Portugal Program Internet Site.

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