The program results from a “strategic partnership” in these areas, and aims to stimulate the creation of collaborative doctoral projects by academic and cultural institutions, to reinforce the study of collections and cultural heritage.
The Government’s measure aims to promote scientific and qualified employment and teaching and research activities in the area of culture and reinforce the qualification of teams from museums, palaces, monuments and archaeological sites, according to the dispatch.
The Multiannual Science in Cultural Heritage Program establishes as main global goals the opening of tender procedures for 100 doctoral scholarships and the opening of tender procedures for 30 contracts to be concluded with doctoral researchers.
It also provides for the establishment and promotion of a consortium, to be established between the Directorate-General for Cultural Heritage and State laboratories, R&D units (research and development) and higher education institutions, with the objective of developing and promoting cooperation projects and initiatives. scientific and cultural.
It also determines the opening of three annual tenders for each of the initiatives, which will close until January 31, 2021, 2022 and 2023, to be carried out and to be carried out by FCT, within the framework of its budget.