CICECO is the largest Portuguese institute in the field of materials science and engineering (Table 1). The Research Team number has increased 133% over the past 15 years.
table 1| ciceco research team, 2012 - 16
CICECO's research team is truly international, with over 21% non-Portuguese members (from 24 different nationalities). The ratio of male to female members is close to 1.
More than 47% of the Research Team holds a PhD degree.
chart 1| ciceco research team statistics, 2016
CICECO is one of the most productive research institutes in the country in all scientific areas (table 2).
table 2| ciceco scientific output, 2002 - 16
CICECO operate on a worldwide network. In the last 5 years (2012-2016), CICECO recorded 78% of total article production in cooperation with other institutions, 70% of which with international institutions (553 institutions from 66 countries).
chart 2| Collaborations network map established with ciceco from 2012 to 2016