The purpose of the team update that takes place yearly, every 31st December, is to establish the number of members of both R&D Units and Associate Laboratories who are Elegíveis Equivalentes a Tempo Integral (EETIs) [Eligible Full-time Equivalents]. This data is gathered for statistical purposes and also for validating teams for specific calls launched by FCT.
The team update for R&D Units and Associate Laboratories takes places from 10 March to 30 April 2014.
The update referred to on 31 December 2013 is carried out online by the Coordinator/Director, using FCT-SIG portal. The following support documents are provided (in Portuguese only):
To contact the Departamento de Suporte à Rede das Instituições Científicas e Tecnológicas [Department for Support of R&D Institutions] about this process, write an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.