Informação: Government opens application for support to hold scientific meetings in the Azores
The 2013 application for the submission of applications for the allocation of support to hold scientific meetings in the Azores under the Pro-Scientia programme is taking place until June 28.
This support measure, as announced by the Regional Secretary for Education, Science and Culture at the opening of the Conference "Science in the Azores - Which Future?," comprises symposia, seminars, confere... Mais >>
Informação: Luiz Fagundes Duarte assures support to sustainable scientific projects
The Regional Secretary for Education, Science and Culture assured on Friday that the Government of the Azores will support "specific projects that are scientifically viable, financially sustainable and capable of assuring their continuity by maintaining scientific jobs and ensuring economic return."
Speaking at the opening session of the Conference "Science in the Azores - Which Future?" in Ponta... Mais >>
Informação: Conference "Science in the Azores - which future?" features over fifty papers
The conference "Science in the Azores - which future?" will be held in Ponta Delgada on Friday and Saturday. Organised by the Regional Secretariat for Education, Science and Culture, this initiative will feature over fifty papers.
According to the Scientific Committee of the conference, the papers will address issues related to various branches of Social Sciences, Humanities, Nature and Environm... Mais >>
Informação: Vítor Fraga announces programme for communication technologies
The Regional Secretary for Tourism and Transport announced today the creation of "a specific programme for communication technologies" with the purpose of "promoting the Azores as a place where this type of projects and investments are supported and welcomed."
Vítor Fraga spoke at the opening ceremony that marked the symbolic start of the construction of a VLBI station (Very Long Baseline In... Mais >>
Informação: Luiz Fagundes Duarte assures payment of tuition fees to grant holders of University of the Azores
The Regional Secretary for Education, Science and Culture assured on Friday that grant holders of the University of the Azores will not be affected with regard to the payment of tuition fees for the current year of the contract.
Luiz Fagundes Duarte spoke to journalists at the end of hearing with the Committee on Social Affairs of the Legislative Assembly of the Azores. The government officia... Mais >>
Informação: Fibre optic cable connection should become operational on the Western Group islands by October
The installation of fibre optic cable on the Western Group islands should be completed by October, announced the Regional Secretary for Tourism and Transport on Monday.
While visiting the island of Corvo, Vítor Fraga said that the Regional Government is strongly committed to ensure that "all Azorean islands have access to fast and efficient communications," which is an important asset "for ... Mais >>
Informação: Regional Government assures maintenance of scientific research grants according to contract
The Regional Secretary for Education, Science and Culture said today that the Azorean Government will comply with all contracts signed with grant holders as "they have never been in danger."
"It is important to know that all contracts signed with grant holders will be maintained as well as the principle of quality and excellence," stated Luiz Fagundes Duarte.
The Regional Secretary spoke to jo... Mais >>
Informação: Technology requires skilled resources, says José Contente
The Regional Secretary for Science, Technology and Infrastructures said yesterday that "technology increasingly requires skilled resources in the context of the new challenges and opportunities resulting from projects developed in emerging areas."
José Contente spoke at the opening of the technical session - Practical Information on Infrastructures for telecommunications in buildings (ITED),... Mais >>
Informação: São Miguel Science and Technology Park is privileged place to enhance potentialities, says José Contente
"The São Miguel Science and Technology Park " will play a fundamental role in transforming the thought of businesspeople, researchers and citizens to achieve a new level of economic and social development," said José Contente today. The government official expects that "the knowledge system based on science and technology as well as a cultured intended to promote competitiveness in a gl... Mais >>
Informação: José Contente restates that space technology is "fundamental to the future of the Azores"
The Regional Secretary for Science, Technology Infrastructures defended today in Ponta Delgada that "the Azores are increasingly closer to what is done in the developed world in the field of space technologies; we are even partners of this world."
José Contente spoke at the opening of the technical session on CORINE Land Cover Açores (CLC). The government official mentioned that "the p... Mais >>