Francisco José Boto Soares Pinto

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Member of the Administrative Board of the Regional Fund for Science añd Thechnology of the Goverment os Azores.

Azores Government Representative at EurOcen, and other.

Degree in Biology and Geology.

Master degree in Sciences – Island Ecology and Evolution.

Involved in the implementation of science and technology strategies related to advanced training in the Region, including the management and monitoring of research grants of various types.

Involved in the coordenation of several EU funded projects regarding Biodiversity issues, including NetBiome-CSA and MisticSeas.

Azores partner representative and financial officer in several MAC, FP6, FP7 and H2020 funded projects related to Biodiversity and Conservation (Mainly for the Macraonesian Region and colaborative with European ORs and OCTs) 

Main field of expertise: 

General fields

Specialized in: 

EU funding programs
Invasive species control/research
Regional cooperation/research

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Name of organisation: 

Fundo Regional para a Ciência e Tecnologia

Type of organisation: 

Governmental/public administration

Main project your organisation is involved with, in relation to (sub)tropical biodiversity: 

NetBiome-ERA Joint Call


Mistic Seas

Biodiversa III