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Seed Projects for Interdisciplinary Research

Competition Description

The University of Coimbra launches the 2nd Edition of the funding programme for Seed Projects for Interdisciplinary Research with the support of Santander, run by the Institute for Interdisciplinary Research. The funding of 100 000 euros aims to support interdisciplinary research projects. These projects must present potential for obtaining relevant knowledge for the development of new lines of research that cross areas of knowledge at the University of Coimbra, within the scope of the Strategic Areas of the University of Coimbra (AEUCs), bearing in mind the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations Agenda 2030.

Researchers from R&D Units that are part of the UC Group and received their PhD after January 1st, 2011 may apply for this funding. The research team must be composed of members of at least two R&D Units of the University of Coimbra Group and respect the principle of diversity.


Applications will run from 17 May to 6 June 2021, and may be submitted here.


The competition rules are available here (EN version will be available soon).

Information session

There will be an information session on Projetos Semente de Investigação Científica Interdisciplinar (Seed Projects for Interdisciplinary Research) on 21 May at 4pm

Please do your registration to this session here.

Contact for queries and questions

Send an email to and ask your questions and queries.