Évora University

Largo dos Colegiais 2, Évora

UÉ is a center for the creation, transmission and diffusion of culture, science and technology, which, through the articulation of study, teaching and research, is integrated into the life of society.

Source: https://www.uevora.pt/en/university accessed on 12/03/2021.


The University of Évora (UÉvora) is organized in 4 Schools: Arts, Sciences and Technology, Social Sciences and Nursing and offers 33 undergraduate and 41 postgraduate degrees. Research and Development (R&D) covers several scientific areas through a network of 14 Research Units, all of them submitted to international evaluation, under the coordination of the Institute for Research and Advanced Studies. R&D aims at enhancing knowledge transfer to society at large, thus contributing to its development and sustainability. To meet this end, research activities are grounded on both a multi-disciplinary and inter-departmental basis and on specific programmes and projects, taking advantage of the synergies generated by the interaction among different areas. The main R&D areas are: Agronomy and Biodiversity; Geophysics, Environment and Landscaping; Materials and Surface Science; Economics and Business Studies; Computer Sciences and Software Interoperability; Social and Political Sciences, History, History of Art, Science and Cultures; Applied Mathematics; Education; Linguistics and Literature; Elderly Healthcare. Most of the 150 running R&D projects are developed through national and international partnerships, and are funded by the Seventh Framework Program, the European Social Fund, the National Science Foundation as well as by private sponsorship. UÉvora established 2 Chairs in areas of excellence: Biodiversity and Renewable Energies, which are sponsored by private capital holders.


Ecology, Taxonomy and Conservation of macrofungal communities. In vitro and ex vitro mycorrhization processes. Ectomycorrhizal fungi role on forest species health.




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The INCREDIBLE project aims to show how Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFP) can play an important role in supporting sustainable forest management and rural development, by creating networks to share and exchange knowledge and expertise. ‘Innovation Networks of Cork, Resins and Edibles in the Mediterranean basin’ (INCREDIBLE) promotes cross-sectoral collaboration and innovation to highlight the value and potential of NWFPs in the region.


Innovation Networks of Cork, Resins and Edibles in the Mediterranean basin’ (INCREDIBLE) project receives funding from the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme under grant agreement Nº 774632