Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA) belongs to the University of Lisbon. ISA’s mission is Higher Education, Research & Development, and Technology Transfer in the scientific fields of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Engineering, Food Science and Engineering, Animal Production Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Biology, and Landscape Architecture.
ISA has about 1500 undergraduate, master and PhD students. The 146 Professors and 88 Researchers are PhD with scientific work published in international journals, books, conferences. ISA is involved in 150 R&D projects (46 international, leading partner of 2 international and 50 national), financed by EC and national funds. ISA is also involved in projects of Technology Transfer.
ISA hosts 3 recognized scientific research centres. The Forest Research Centre (CEF) for the integrated research of forestry and related ecosystems, forestry products and forest related service. The Centre for Linking landscape, Environment, Agriculture and Food (LEAF) for the research of entire Agro-Food chain aiming the conservation of natural resources and the production and food quality. The Centre for Applied Ecology “Prof Baeta Neves” (CEABN), an integrated research unit with InBIO (Associate Lab, FCT), in partnership with CIBIO, Univ Porto, for the research in applied ecology to forest and agricultural ecosystems, contributing to sustainable management and use of soil. Administrative staff and a project support team support activities.
The ISA team at SMARTWATER develops their activities under LEAF research center (https://www.isa.ulisboa.pt/en/leaf/presentation).
ISA is the coordinator of the WP3: Networking and knowledge sharing
ISA will be coordinating:
- Task 3.3 Exchange of scientists and research staff
- Task 3.4: Elaboration of and presentation of results, scientific publications
Teresa Afonso do Paço
Coordinator &PSG member