CFTP is once again classified as EXCELLENT in the recent classification by an INTERNATIONAL PANEL, organized by FCT - Portuguese Ministry of Science. This result is a great success, specially taking into account that in the whole country there were only 3 Physics Research Centres which received this classification. Visit the FCT-site to obtain more information.
Note also that CFTP is the only Physics Research Centre to receive this top classification in the area of Lisbon

Gustavo Castelo-Branco, Professor of Physics in IST and President of CFTP was chosen by the Directive Board of " Ciencia Hoje " to receive the Prize "Seed of Science 2009" in the category " Ciencias Exactas ". More details can be found in the CienciaHoje-site.