Scientific Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, 4-5 May 2023

The first SyMat scientific meeting of 2023 took place the 4-5 May 2023 at ISCTE‑IUL in Lisbon, Portugal in hybrid form. Part of the meeting was devoted to presentations from invited industrial partners and from participants currently contributing to the Action with STSM and other grants. During these dates a MC meeting took place to discuss the end of the current grant period of the Action and the recently funded 6-month prolongation.

The Technical Program of the meeting is available here

The meeting was organized with the sponsorship of ANACOM:

Photos of the meeting (by Hugo Alexandre Cruz)


Located in Western Portugal, Lisbon lies at the mouth of the Tejo River. It is a hilly coastal capital city that enjoys an average of more than 300 sunny days a year. Lisbon is, among other things, known for its unique historical center, stunning architecture, colorful azulejos (ceramic tiles), and fantastic food. Lisbon is also one of the oldest cities in Western Europe, with a history of 2,700 years. Lisbon boasts three UNESCO World Heritage sites: Jerónimos Monastery, a maritime-inspired Gothic monastery; Belém Tower, a 16th-century landmark tower on the Tagus River; Pombaline Lower Town, Rebuilt after a 1755 earthquake Lisbon Baixa today teems with restaurants, shops, and cafes stretching from Praça do Comércio to the Rossio.

Map locations

The COST meeting was held in ISCTE-IUL which is located in the city center near the airport (4.6 km), as show below (

Below is a more detailed map of the venue

B- Accommodation:

Here are some nearby hotels:

NH Lisboa Campo Grande (400 m from ISCTE-IUL)

VIP Executive Entrecampos (850 m from ISCTE-IUL)

Hotel 3K Barcelona (1.6 km from ISCTE-IUL)

VIP Executive Zurique Hotel (1.7 km from ISCTE-IUL)