Portugal aims to develop a more innovative, inclusive and productive economy, and
to ensure that the ensuing benefits are widely distributed, regionally and socially.
This report assesses the extent to which Portugal’s higher education, research and
innovation system is well configured to help Portugal achieve its vision of inclusive
innovation, and identify which policy options might help it achieve its goals.The
assessment and the related recommendations focus on: 1) governance, strategy and funding
in higher education, research and innovation; 2) the missions, profiles and use of
resources of higher education institutions; 3) undergraduate and master’s level education
activities; 4) doctoral training activities; 5) academic careers; 6) high-skill employment
and business innovation.