CICECO is the largest Portuguese institute in the field of materials science and engineering (Table 1). The Research Team number has increased over 200% in the past 19 years.
table 1| ciceco research team, 2016 - 2020
CICECO's research team is truly international, with 25% foreign-born PhD members (from 19 different countries). The ratio of male to female members is close to 1.
chart 1| ciceco research team statistics, 2020
CICECO is one of the most productive research institutes in the country in all scientific areas (table 2).
table 2| ciceco scientific output, 2016 - 20
CICECO operate on a worldwide network. In the last 5 years (2016-2020), CICECO recorded 81% of total article production in cooperation with other institutions, 74% of which with international institutions (more than 1200 institutions from 74 countries).
chart 2| Collaborations network map established with ciceco from 2016 to 2020