Characterization of the program
EDAM/LTI is a research-based doctoral program, aimed to explore solutions for complex industrial problems through problem-oriented and project-based activities
. In order to achieve these objectives, the program emphasizes basic research in “engineering systems”, together with project-based activities in engineering design and advanced manufacturing, making use of a strategic partnership involving Instituto Superior Tecnico (University of Lisbon), the School of Engineering at the University of Porto (FEUP) and the University of Minho (UMinho), in close collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The Program has been launched and is developed under the MIT-Portugal joint venture and it is funded by the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation, FCT.