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LNEC - Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil (National Laboratory for Civil Engineering) is a public institute of Science and Technology (S&T), with the status of State Laboratory that carries out research in all fields of civil engineering, giving it a unique multidisciplinary perspective.

In its field of expertise, LNEC is a national asset which guides its activity towards public service values, embedded in a culture that appeals to high standards of ethics, impartiality and trustworthiness. Continuous investment in innovation, in the improvement and dissemination of Knowledge has enabled an adequate response to the constant evolution of Science and Technology.

Created in 1946 with an international vocation, its reputation soon crossed borders and LNEC has worked in all continents, continuing, for more than six decades now, to honour the name of Portugal.


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