Prime Minister of the Netherlands and Prime Minister of Portugal met with PhD students at FCT NOVA

Prof. Elvira Fortunato has been asked by the office of the Prime Minister to speak about the importance of the High Level Group of EU where she is Chief Science Advisor as well as about the excellent work done by i3N in particular with the 6 ERCs already granted.  
Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of the Netherlands and António Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal, said that research plays a key role in the future of Europe in the meeting with PhD students and researchers at FCT NOVA on the morning of 3 April. The Portuguese head of government congratulated the country for being a leader in innovation and research. António Costa also said that FCT NOVA is a good example of the innovation and research betting "that Europe has done" and what "Portugal has managed to do thanks to Europe", also referring to research support programs as or H2020.
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Prof. Elvira Fortunato speech, here.