The call for candidates for the first edition of AIM will take place in 1-31 May 2015.  Check the AIM homepage regularly for updates. The Call for Applications for PD-FCT AIM can be consulted in Portuguese (Aviso de Abertura do Concurso PD-FCT 2015_AIM) and in English (AIM_2015 PD-FCT grant competition_ENG).

For applications for the first edition of AIM go the applications site.

The PD-FCT AIM_announcement flyer_April 2015 for the 1st edition of AIM was posted in April 14, 2015.

In the page 2015 AIM you can find updated information regarding the process of evaluation and selection of the 2015 AIM candidates.

The 2016 AIM Call is expected to take place in March 2016 and will be for 8 PhD grants.


In 2018 AIM expects to have 2 calls: Call AIM 2018-I, for 6 PhD grants, is expected to take place in Fabruary-March 2018, with grantees starting in September 2018, and Call AIM 2018-II, for 3 PhD grants, to take place in the Fall of 2018, with grantees starting in January 2019.