The Departament of Informatics of FCT NOVA pioneered scientifc research in Computer Science and Informatics in Portugal since the 80s. We awarded the very first PhD degrees in Computer Science in the country, and have been delivering high impact scientific contributions at the international level.
Our research broadly addresses emergent challenges posed to Computer Science and Informatics research, both in their fundamental and applied aspects. We are also engaged in the development of innovative solutions and supporting technology in many societal scenarios, in collaboration with knowledge users.
NOVA LINCS, the front end institution for all research activities hosted by the Department is accredited by FCT/MCTES (Portuguese Science Foundation), and was graded "EXCELLENT" by the most recent evaluation exercise.