Geological Survey of Portugal (LNEG)

Description of the institute: The Portuguese National Laboratory of Energy and Geology (LNEG) is a State laboratory of the Ministry of Environment, Spatial Planning and Energy that makes R&D oriented to the needs of society and enterprises, Investing in a sustainable research, along with the international best practices, ensures that its areas of expertise allow an adequate response to the needs of the business sector. LNEG is aware that cooperative work and networking can optimize skills and that knowledge sharing is a tool for success, so it is an active partner of the major networks and collaborative platforms in the areas of energy and geology. LNEG´s mission is to promote technological innovation science and technology oriented for economic development contributing to increase competitiveness of economic agents in the context of sustainable progress of the Portuguese economy.