VICARTE is a partnership between the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa and the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Universidade de Lisboa. VICARTE’s members come from both FCT/UNL and FBA/UL, and also from the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Oporto (FBA/UP) and School of Arts and Design, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (ESAD/IPL).

International Advisory Board (experts from glass and ceramic community chosen by the SC) – provides comments, suggestions and recommendations with respect to the activities of VICARTE, on the basis of reports and visits. For the period 2018-2022 the advisory board will be constituted by Trinitat Pradell (Full professor, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain), Carlo Pantano (Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Penn State University, USA), Jeroen Maes (Artistic Director, Het GlazenHuis, Belgium) and Stephen Koob (Conservator in Chief, Corning Museum of Glass, USA).

National collaborations
Department of Conservation and Restoration, FCT-NOVA | more
REQUIMTE | more
CENCAL | more
CENIMAT|i3N | more
C2TN – Center for Nuclear Sciences and Technologies | more
IPFN – Institute for Plasmas and Nuclear Fusion | more
LOLS – Laboratory of Optics, Lasers and Systems | more
CICECO | more
LNEC – Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil | more
Museu Nacional do Azulejo | more
Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga | more
Parques de Sintra Monte da Lua | more
CAL – Centro de Arqueologia de Lisboa, CML | more
Câmara Municipal de Almada | more
Direção Regional de Cultura do Centro, Mosteiro de Santa Clara-a-Velha | more
Direção Geral do Património Cultural | more
Palácio Nacional da Ajuda | more
Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, NOVA | more
Instituto Politécnico de Tomar | more
Laboratório HERCULES, Universidade de Évora | more
Telheiro da Encosta do Castelo de Montemor-o-Novo | more
Câmara Municipal de Tarouca | more
Instituto Italiano de Cultura de Lisboa | more
Fundação Millennium BCP | more
Cinemateca Portuguesa | more
Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência | more
Aura Festival | more
Imargem | more
Passa ao Futuro | more
Vista Alegre | more
Empakglass | more

International collaborations
The Corning Museum of Glass, USA | more
College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology | more
Stazione Sperimentale del Vetro, Italy | more
Penn State University, USA | more
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain | more
Imperial College of London, UK | more
Institut de Recherche sur les ArchéoMATériaux (IRAMAT), CNRS, France | more
Glasmuseum Hentrich in Dusseldorf, Germany | more
Vitrocentre Romont, Switzerland | more
CAO centro de artes e ofícios Trás di Munti, Tarrafal Cabo Verde | more
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificos, Spain | more
Università di Trento, Italy | more
University of Antwerp | more
University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK| more
University of Amsterdam, Netherlands| more
Utrecht University, Netherlands| more
Babled Design | more
FERRO, USA| more
InMurano.com – Associazione Culturale noprofit, Italy | more
Effetre Murano, S.R.L., Italy | more
Society of Glass Technology | more

Individual collaborations:
César A.T. Laia, a photochemistry researcher from LAQV@Requimte; Luis Alves (C2TN-IST/UL) and Rui M.C. da Silva (IPFN-IST/UL), experts on materials characterization; João Coelho specialist on optics (LOLS/FCUL); Marco Verità, specialist on glass and stained-glass characterization (Università IUAV di Venezia); Trinitat Pradell, expert in ceramic science (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya); Dedo von Kerssenbrock-Krosigk, expert in glass history (Glasmuseum Hentrich, Duesseldorf), Bernard Gratuze expert on LA-ICP-MS (Institut de Recherche sur les ArchéoMATériaux, CNRS Órleans); Carlo Pantano, expert in glass science from Penn State University (USA); Svén Dupré, science historian (Utrecht University); Cesare Toffolo and Vittorio Constantini, Venetian Artists; Emmanuel Babbled, Designer; Belén Uriel, Independent Artist; Christopher Taylor (Rhode Island School of Design); William Gudenrath (Corning Museum of Glass); Regina Mello (Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie); Francesca Giubilei (VeniceArtFactory).