EU projects:

PEGASUS – Plasma Enabled and Graphene Allowed Synthesis of Unique Nano Structures, Horizon 2020 FETOPEN-RIA-2017-1, Project 766894, 2017-2021.

IMPALA – Intelligent Manufacture from Powder by Advanced Laser Assimilation, FP7-NMP-2007-SME-1, NMP2-SE-2008-214380.

NANOMICRO – Nano/Micro Integration in Micromanufacturing, FP7-NMP-2008-SME-2, FP7-NMP-2008-3.5-1, Project 228815.

DEOSOM – Detection and Evaluation of Oil Spills by Optical Methods, AMPERA ERA-Net project (Accidental Marine Pollution) ERA-AMPERA/0002/2007.

RAMATI – Rapid manufacturing of titanium implants, FP6 STREP Project NMP2-CT-2003-505954.

ISSEA – Integration of the Security Sub-Modules Elements in the Automotive Industry, Craft project COOP-CT-2002-508097.

IOLISURF – Ionic liquids as a novel electrochemical medium for radically innovative, cost effective, and environmentally friendly surface treatment Technologies, Project STREP NMP-517002.

PLASCO – Remote plasma coating with improved wear and corrosion qualities to replace chromium plating in SMEs. EU program Growth, project G1ST-CT-2001-50137.

IPCIM – Integrated Processing and Control for Improved Large Section and Sheet Metal Steel Welding, EU program Growth, project GRD1-2001-40552.

Hi-Condelec – Design of Highly Conductive Solid Thin Film Electrolyte for Stack Integration within Optical and Energy Storage Application,  STREP project NMP3-CT-2005-516975.

VELI – Virtual European Laser Institute, Program Growth, G7RT-CT-2001-05031.

FENIKS – Ferromagnetic semiconductors and novel magnetic-semiconductor heterostructures for improved Knowledge on spintronics. EU program Growth, project G5RD-CT-2001-00535.

Project STORM- Safeguarding cultural heritage through technical and organisational resources management (EC Programme H2020, Call DRS-11-2015, Ref. 700191, type: RIA,

FCT projects:

BenthicLIF – Estuarine phytobenthic communities studied by laser induced fluorescence. FCT project PTDC/MAR/117929/2010, 2012-2015.

SpinText – Engineering spin textures for magnetoelectronics. FCT Project PTDC/FIS/121588/2010, 2012-2015.

SHELL – Novel Composite Functionalized Shell NanoCatalyst for Fuel Cell Applications, FCT Project PTDC/CTM-ENE/1585/2012, 2013-2015.

Titanate nanotubes photosensitization by narrow bandgap semicondutor nanoparticles. FCT Project PTDC/CTM-NAN/113021/2009, 2011-2014.

TITAN – Novel Titanium alloys for biomedical applications, project FCT PTDC/CTM/098115/2008, 2010-2013.

FSENS – Optofluidic sensor based on 3D micro- and nanomachining with femtosecond lasers. FCT project PTDC/FIS/102127/2008, 2010-2013.

SEMISPIN – High Curie temperature dilute magnetic oxide Semiconductors for application in Spintronics. FCT project PTDC/CTM/101033/2008, 2010-2013.

IOLIREV – Innovative, environmentally friendly coating methods based on ionic liquids electrodeposition. FCT project PTDC/CTM/68847/2006, 2007-2010.

MINDFELA – Minimally invasive dental care based on femtosecond laser technology. FCT project PTDC/SAUBEB/67141/2006, 2007-2010.

Synthesis of room temperature diluted magnetic semiconductors by low temperature deposition methods. FCT project PPCDT/CTM/57019/2004, 2007-2008.

Project OPTOX: Desenvolvimento e validação de testes ecotoxicológicos bio-ópticos em organismos marinhos fotossintéticos. [Development and Validation of Bio-Optical Ecotoxicological Tests in Marine Phototrophs] (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal, PTDC/CTA-AMB/30056/2017, 2018-2021.

Project INTERPHENO: Uma aproximação interdisciplinar à fenotipagem de alto débito em plantas [Fostering high throughput plant phenotyping by an interdisciplinary approach] (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal, PTDC/ASP-PLA/28726/2017, 2018-2021.

Hungarian-Portuguese Bilateral Scientific and Technological Project n. 3883/2017 (Portugal). Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT – Portugal) and Nemzeti Kutatási, Fejlesztési és Innovációs Hivatal (NKFIH – Hungary), 2017-2018.

Industrial projects:

LaserRepair – Innovative system for repairing of sanitary glazes by localized application of laser energy
Partners: LaserMaq, Cifial (SI I&DT Projecto em Co-Promoção, Project 33545), 2018-2021

SafeForming – Intelligent defect prevention system for cold stamping components
Partners: Toolpresse, Tecnisata, FCT-UC (SI I&DT Projecto em Co-Promoção, Project 17762), 2017-2019

Diamond and Hard Laser Coatings
Partners: TE&M, Durit, Fabrimar, IPS (SI I&DT, Projecto em Co-Promoção, project 3449), 2016-2018

SDOAM – Sistema de detecção optoelectrónico activo multifuncional [Multi-functional optoelectronic detection system], +Conhecimento – Projectos em Co-promoção, Instituto de Desenvolvimento Empresarial (Madeira), 2012-2013

EXTRUPLAS – Vale de IDT, Program QREN, 2009-2010.

TOOLPRESSE – Vale Inovação, Program QREN, Proj. 30669, 2014.

Bilateral projects:

“Surface functionalisation for biomedical and mechanical applications”, FCT-CAPES Agreement, project 192/08, with the Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil.

“Bio-inspired multiscale interfaces for dental and skeletal reconstruction biomaterials”, Luso-French Integrated Action (PAUILF), TC-07/11 (2011-2014).

“Controle da microestrutura e propriedades na deposição assistida por laser de superligas de níquel monocristalinas”, FCT/CAPES Scientific and Technological Cooperation Program, with the Federal University of São Carlos (Brazil), project

“Técnicas Laser no Processamento de Materiais de Ferramentas de Corte”, Project for Special Visiting Scientist CNPq n. 405707/2013-4.

“Tratamento superficial a laser de ligas metálicas para aplicações avançadas”, FAPESP Project n. 2012/18808-1, with Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil.

“Growth and characterization of ferromagnetic oxide thin films for application in spintronics”, CRUP-British Council Integrated Actions B-7/07 and B-50/09, with Imperial College, UK.

National projects:

Development of visible-light active C-dots based nanocomposites materials for the photodegradation of organic pollutants”. Instituições participantes: ISEL (PT), FCUL (PT). Financiamento: IPL, IPL/2018/VLA-NANOC/ISEL. Duração: 1 ano (2018-2019).

Sensitized titanate nanotubes with C-dots for pollutants photodegradation – C-dots/TNT”. Instituições participantes: ISEL (PT), FCUL (PT). Financiamento: IPL, IPL/2017/C-dots/TNT/ISEL. Duração: 1 ano (2017-2018).