Our Mission

Science at the Service of the Community

The Beirão Cruz e Silva Family, Association (fbcs) is a non-profit institution, motivated by the life and work of Prof. Edgar Figueiredo da Cruz e Silva. Fbcs’ mission is to promote the diffusion and dissemination of culture and scientific and technological knowledge, particularly when relevant for educational purposes and scientific development. The fbcs also intends to promote and reward the advancement of scientific and technological knowledge and develop partnerships with education institutions and other public and private organizations, in Portugal and abroad.