|Name of organisation in original language||EIA – Atlântica (Ensino, Investigação e Administração, S.A.)|
|Postal address||Rua Fábrica da Pólvora de Barcarena; 2730 Barcarena|
|Category||Public bodies, programmes and initiatives related to MAM & Aerospace|
Atlântica was created in 1996 as an institution of public interest, which sought to be a reference oriented to the creation, transmission and diffusion of knowledge, science and technology through the articulation of study, teaching, research and experimental development.
Managed by EIA – Teaching, Research and Administration SA, was based on university professors, researchers, financial institutions, institutional groups, service and studies companies, and the Municipality of Oeiras, which until 2014 remained the main shareholder.
In 2014, the company Carbures acquired 87% of the capital stock of EIA, expressing its intention to contribute to a change in higher education in Portugal, by fostering the link between industry – higher education university – research, materialized through the creation of a technological pole of development in the field of materials engineering and aeronautical engineering sciences that its core business.
Through this collaboration and new teaching model, Atlântica marks the difference in higher education in Portugal, private and public.PROFILE
Higher education institutionCOMPETENCIES
Creation, transmission and diffusion of knowledge, science and technology through the articulation of study, teaching, research and experimental development.