CICECO is the largest Portuguese institute in the field of materials science and engineering (Table 1). The Research Team number has increased 147% over the past 15 years.
table 1| ciceco research team, 2013 - 17
CICECO's research team is truly international, with over 20% non-Portuguese members (from 19 different nationalities). The ratio of male to female members is close to 1.
More than 50% of the research team holds a PhD degree.
chart 1| ciceco research team statistics, 2017
CICECO is one of the most productive research institutes in the country in all scientific areas (table 2).
table 2| ciceco scientific output, 2013 - 17
CICECO operate on a worldwide network. In the last 5 years (2013-2017), CICECO recorded 81% of total article production in cooperation with other institutions, 70% of which with international institutions (over 1000 institutions from 69 countries).
chart 2| Collaborations network map established with ciceco from 2013 to 2017