The centre is a partner of the “International Research Exchange for Biomedical Devices, Design and Prototyping” and the “SKllGEN” projects funded by Marie Curie and the COST Action on Sustainable Food Packaging funded by the European Commission. These projects allow a wide mobility of researchers to develop conjoint activities abroad.


CDRSP is member of the European Sustainable Energy Innovation Alliance.


CDRSP is a partner of the major Portuguese cluster called POOL NET – Engineering and tooling. This cluster comprises top industrial companies, universities and research centres aiming at both increasing the industrial competitiveness and training a new generation of highly qualified engineers.


CDRSP researchers are members of several prestigious organisations: International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP)