The Association for the Development of NOVA IMS – AD NOVA IMS is a nonprofit institution, holding the statute of public legal entity. It was founded in October, 1990. At the moment consists in a group of eight partners, in both public and private sector, and its main goal consists in supporting the activities of NOVA IMS.
It plays a crucial role in the strategy of NOVA IMS, by promoting the connection between the academic and the professional world of statisticians and information managers. It also contributes to the establishment of criteria of excellence that rules the NOVA IMS academic activities. The support that AD NOVA IMS provides to NOVA IMS is an agreement between the association and the Rectorate of Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
AD NOVA IMS is represented on the General Board of NOVA IMS by three members, who amongst other responsibilities, take part in the election NOVA IMS’ Dean.