The NOVA School of Science and Technology (FCT NOVA) is one of the three largest and most prestigious schools of Engineering and Sciences in Portugal. It is located 15 minutes away from Lisbon, is renowned for its excellence in research, for the quality of its courses and for the large employability of its graduates (graduates, masters, doctors).
Marine and Environmental Research Centre (MARE) is a centre for research, technological development and innovation, that combines expertise allowing approaching scientifically and technologically all types of aquatic systems, from river basins and associated landscapes, to estuaries, coastal, and large marine ecosystems
Coastal and Marine Union (EUCC) is a non-profit organization that focus on the sustainable use and development of the coastal strip and the sea. Their aim is to promote coastal management by bridging the gap between scientists, environmentalists, site managers, planners and policy makers, it has grown into the largest network of coastal practitioners and experts in Europe
Almada is a city and a municipality in Portugal, located on the southern margin of the Tagus River, on the opposite side of the river from Lisbon. The two cities are connected by the 25 de Abril Bridge.