Member States Security Initiatives


National Cyber Security Strategy

September 2013 Portugal held a seminar
Cyber Security: An Action to Establish the National Cyber Security Center


ENISA Country report :

Initiatives/Bodies with Security Interest/Focus

• ICP-Anacom
• UMIC (Knowledge Society Agency)
• Comissão Nacional de Protecção de Dados (CNPD) – National Data Protection Commission

• Fundação para a Computação Científica Nacional (FCCN) - Foundation for National Scientific Computation

• Instituto Portugues da Qualidade (IPQ)
• DECO (Associacao Portuguesa para a Defesa do Consumidor)

Sample Nationally Funded Projects

The Foundation Science and Technology (FCT) provides funding opportunities from doctoral (Bolsas de Doutoramento, BD) or postdoctoral (Bolsas de Pós-Doutoramento, BPD) levels up to the senior researcher level. Grants are available for both national and international researchers. Applications can be made online. Information and instructions are provided in both Portuguese and English.

The FCT website provides detailed and updated information on different schemes and related deadlines.
FCT projects link :

National Identity project of Portugal: Gemalto lead :

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