Academic Collaborations

Araceli Campaña & Juan Cuervas, Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Granada (SP)
Wiktor Kasprzyk, Cracow University of Technology (PL)
Fabrizio Messina, Department of Physics and Chemistry, University of Palermo (IT)
Erik Leite Bastos, Department of Chemistry, University of São Paulo (BR)
Xingguo Chen, School of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences, University of Wuhan (CH)
Mika Pettersson, Department of Chemistry, University of Jyväskyla (FI)
Francesca Arcudi, Department of Cjemsitry, Northwestern University (USA)

Jorge Marques, Department of Chemistry, University of Coimbra (PT)
Eduardo Marques, Faculty of Science, University of Porto (PT)
Paula Marques,  Gil Gonçalves, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Aveiro (PT) 
Graça Neves & Amparo Faustino, Department Chemistry, University of Aveiro (PT) 
Igor Bidkin, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Aveiro (PT)
Inês Araújo, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Medicine, Universty of Algarve (PT)
Carlos Afonso, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisboa (PT)
Alexandra Paulo, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisboa (PT)
João Coutinho, Teresa Pereira & Andreia Barão, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon (PT)

Scientific & Technological Outreach 


Open Labs DEQ 2020

Lecture for high school students at Open Labs event of Department of Chemical Engineer of IST/University of Lisbon entitled: “Carbono: super-herói ou vilão, 7th Feb 2020


SPILM 2019

Lecturer for the 8th Medical Laser Course on "Future Perspectives of Laser Light in Image Guided Surgery", organized by the Sociedade Portuguesa Interdisciplinar de Laser Médico (SPLIM), 17-28 September 2019, Lisbon


Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte 2019

Invited lecture at Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, General Surgery Unit, December 2019
“Nanomaterials in image guided surgery”, E. Maçôas and J. P. Farinha 


Discussion Forum 2019

Participation in round table discussion at Forum on Higher Education and Science involving science policy makers, funding agencies, academic institutions, private and public R&D institutions, industry and researchers, faculty and students, promoted by SNESUP. 6th April 2019, CCB, Lisbon


Fundação Champalimaud 2019

Participation in an image guided diagnostic session at the Oncology Lung Unit of Champalimaud Foundation, May 2019

Invited lecture at Champalimaud Clinical Center, Oncology Lung Unit, April 2019  “Challenges and opportunities in Fluorescence Guided Surgery”, E. Maçôas
and J. P. Farinha 


European researchers Night 2019

Coordination of the participation of the OM2 research group with demonstrations on the topic of “Nanomaterials in society: from ancient artifacts to future applications in nanomedicine”


Start UP Research NOVA 2019

Pitch for investors within the scope of StartUp Research NOVA post-graduation in entrepreneurship promoted by ITQB NOVA and NOVA SBE. Business idea on Fluorescent Nanoparticle for Fluorescence Guided Surgery. Investors present: Armilar Ventures,Hovione Capital, Biocant Innovation Cluster, Portugal Ventures, Across Science and Diogo Ribeiro dos Santos – Independent fund raiser, Prof. Finance AESE Business School, 12th April 2019



Business idea selected in the 2019 edition of the Lab2Market program, an innovation accelerator program of IST


Instituto Superior Técnico (IST-ID),
Centro de Química Estrutural (CQE),
Complexo Interdisciplinar, Gab.518
Av. Rovisco Pais
1049-001 Lisboa


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