At GoLP, we are committed to continuously “raising the bar” and to pursue GoLP’s mission.

GoLP mission statement

The activities of GoLP are focused on research and advanced training in Plasma Physics, Advanced Photonics and Advanced Computing, through (i) research in frontier questions, grounded on a culture of entrepreneurship, creativity, and international collaboration, (ii) the outstanding quality of our members, and (iii) the commitment to the scientific and technological development of Portugal and Europe. Our aim is to be recognized as one of the best research groups in our field through the reputation of our researchers, the quality of our students, and the successes of our alumni.

In our vision, GoLP (i) assumes a leading role in our fields, (ii) is a central hub for new ideas/approaches, exciting discoveries/developments; (iii) is a magnet for outstanding students, post-docs and researchers; (iv) provides an exciting research environment similar to the best; (v) sustains its scientific breakthroughs through a unique interplay between theory, simulation and experiments.