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CICECO has been actively engaged in European projects (>100) mainly within the R&D Framework Programmes with more than 80 projects financed (FP5, FP6, FP7 and H2020 including 8 ERC grants). CICECO has also been building an excellent track record of working with industry, with near 4,5 M€ per year funding coming from industrial projects and services. CICECO IP portfolio includes 183 patents filled (73 international).

Its instrumental facilities are the best in the country for MS&E, including SEM, TEM, AFM, X-ray diffraction, NMR, vibrational spectroscopies, measurement of optical, magnetic, electric, thermal, mechanical properties, furnaces, autoclaves, reactors, ALD, CVD, a computer cluster, etc. Aligned with its dynamic strategy, CICECO researchers are given starting up financial support, depending on the nature of their work, and a per annum allowance, determined by their scientific productivity and technology transfer performance. Beside CICECO facilities, CICECO research teams can also access all UA equipment and resources, considering its University of Aveiro Associated Laboratory profile.