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The CUBE Director, Scientific Council, External Advisory Board, and Management Office work together to obtain, strategically allocate research resources. CUBE research is funded by FCT, by European projects, by other external funding agencies, by public/private foundations and by companies. CATÓLICA-LISBON financially supports CUBE research through publication awards and reduced teaching loads to reward exceptional research performance and by providing offices, research facilities, IT equipment, and administrative resources.

In 2018-2022, CUBE’s aims to build on its solid foundation of research excellence, international recognition, societal impact, and support for the development of outstanding research careers.