President of the Portuguese Republic launches Award 2019 is honoured to announce that the launching event of the Award 2019 will take place at the Museum of the Presidency of the Republic, in Lisbon, on March 13th, at 3:30 pm.

The President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education (MCTES), Manuel Heitor, and the FCT vice-president, Helena Pereira will attend the ceremony.

The event is open to all interested parties but limited to the facility capacity.

See the complete schedule below:

  • 3:30 pm – Reception
  • 4 pm – Opening (MPR)
  • 4:05 pm – Speech by the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor
  • 4:15 pm – Presentation of the portal and the by Daniel Gomes, FCT
  • 4:30 pm – Address by His Excellency the President of the Republic and inauguration of “Time travel with the Presidents of the Republic” exhibit.
  • 4:45 pm – Cocktail and guided tours of the Museum and the exhibition
  • 5:30 p.m. – Closing

For more information: 213 614 660 or

Submit your work to Award 2019. The 3 best works will receive a total of 15,ooo euros in prizes

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