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Maiêutica - Cooperativa de Ensino Superior, CRL

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Lobbying Costs


Financial year: Jan 2018 - Dec 2018

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.5 Fte (2)

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High-level Commission meetings


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  • Info

    Maiêutica - Cooperativa de Ensino Superior, CRL   (MAIEUTICA)

    EU Transparency Register

    814221932699-57 First registered on 26 Sep 2018

    Goals / Remit

    Maiêutica is the founding body of University Institute of Maia - ISMAI, and Polytechnic Institute of Maia - IPMaia, a private non-profit HEI located in Maia, near Porto.
    The university campus occupies an area of 70,000m2 and provides students with excellent infrastructures and leading-edge technological equipment.
    Maiêutica's mission is to create the conditions and guarantee the operation of higher education institutions aimed at producing and disseminating culture and knowledge, science and technology.
    Maiêutica fosters the indispensable conditions for ISMAI and IPMAIA to establish themselves as institutions of reference for Higher Education, responding adequately to national and international challenges, while assuring services of excellence quality. Maiêutica pursues a policy of continuous improvement, in order to ensur high standards of teaching and researching.

    ISMAI is the 2nd largest private HEI in Portugal. It has more than 250 academic staff members and 4,000 students, and offers a wide range of 1st, 2nd and 3rd cycle programmes in the fields of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Business Sciences, Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Communication Sciences and Information Technologies.
    Infrastructures include specialized laboratories, centres, offices and sports facilities that support both teaching and scientific research activities. A new state-of-the-art sports complex with 17,000m2 has opened in 2016. This complex is intended not only to benefit students and staff of the sports department, but also the whole academic and local community that can profit from it with the support of our sport teams and our physical condition labs.
    ISMAI is recognized by Eurostat as Research Entity. It is home to 6 RD&I units that reflect the wide range of knowledge and skills of ISMAI´s departments:
    - Centre for Tourism Development Studies (CEDTUR)
    - Research Centre in Technologies and Intermedia Studies (CITEI)
    - Research Centre in Sport, Health and Human Development (CIDESD – ISMAI)
    - Research Unit in Criminology and Behavioural Sciences (UICCC)
    - Research Unit in Business Sciences and Sustainability (UNICES)
    - Research Unit in Human Development and Psychology (UNIDEP)
    The interaction with the local, regional and national communities is worth highlighting. ISMAI has celebrated more than 600 protocols with companies, which offer students training and employment opportunities, and more than 160 protocols with local organisations in the areas of education and social sector. The collaboration with all stakeholders also favours knowledge transfer, the implementation of joint initiatives as well as the development and improvement of regional conditions.
    On the international level, ISMAI has cooperation agreements with about 150 organizations (HEIs, companies, foreign ministries and municipalities) in more than 30 countries in Europe, Africa and America.

    Main EU files targeted

    ISMAI and IPMAIA research groups are interested in EU initiatives, policies and legislation in diverse domains related with our institution's knowldege areas.
    More specifically a research group is registered in a network group under the EU Health Policy Platform, and it follows: the Strategic Plan 2016-2020 of the Commission's Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety; the Health Programme; the Horizon 2020 research programme; the EU cohesion policy supports investments in health in EU countries and regions, among other.


    Head Office
    Avenida Carlos de Oliveira Campos
    Castêlo da Maia
    Maia 4475-690
  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    So far only one researcher required the registration in the Transparency Register Platform (required procedure to keep active in a network group under the EU Health Policy Platform)

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Mr João Paulo Gomes de Amorim (Vogal da Direção)

    Person with legal responsibility

    Mr João Paulo Gomes de Amorim (Vogal da Direção)

  • Categories


    IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions


    Academic institutions

  • Networking


    None declared

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2018 - Dec 2018

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year


    Total budget in closed year

    None declared

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    EU grant income for closed financial year

    237,689 € (Source: Erasmus+, FCT, POISE and other national and EU grants)

    Revenue for closed financial year

    None declared

    Revenue for current financial year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    None declared

    Current year Costs

    None declared

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Other activities

    ISMAI and IPMAIA teachers and researchers are encouraged to actively get involved in international programs, as this is recognized of huge importance for our institution's sustainability. Mobility exchanges and R&D cooperation with other HEIs at european and international level, mainly through the participation in EU programs of Education, Science and Technology is highly valued. Thus several EU initiatives in diverse domains related with our institution's knowldege areas are followed by ISMAI research groups. So far ISMAI has participated in numerous international projects, both as partner and promoter.

  • Meetings


    None declared

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