LIP - Minho
Departamento de Física
Campus de Gualtar, 4710 - 057 Braga
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Research & Teaching
LIP is a non-profit scientific and technical association of public
utility that has for goal the research in the fields of Experimental High Energy Physics and
Associated Instrumentation. LIP's research domains have grown, to encompass now Experimental
High Energy Physics and Astroparticle Physics, R&D in Detectors and Instrumentation, Advanced
Computing and applications to other fields, especially Medical Physics.
LIP develops a large number of outreach activities, advanced training initiatives, contacts
regularly the industrial world as Industrial Liaison Office for CERN and other international laboratories, being also
responsible for technology transfer from large international organizations to the Portuguese
LIP congregates the effort from researchers of several Institutions from all over Portugal,
in particular from Universidade do Minho in Braga and
Guimaraes, from Instituto Superior Tecnico and Faculdade de Ciencias in Lisboa, from Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia da Universidade de
Coimbra, from Universidade da Beira Interior in Covilha and from Universidade do
Algarve, in Faro.
LIP members participate in 20 experiments, of which 9 are
performed at CERN. Among these experiments we may find ATLAS,
one of the biggest experiments in the world, where members of LIP at Universidade do Minho
(LIP-Minho) are particularly involved.