The Associate Laboratory for Health and Bioeconomy i4HB has been approved


The Associate Laboratory for Health and Bioeconomy i4HB has been approved

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Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences (iBB), Institute for System Engineering and Computers-Microsystems and Nanotechnologies (INESC.MN) and Applied Biomolecular Sciences Unit (UCIBIO) integrate the approved Associate Laboratory, Institute for Health and Bioeconomy, i4HB, generating synergies to boost the capacities for success in competitive areas of research and innovation.
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i4HB aims to maximize its support to public policies, while increasing its national and international impact in scientific productivity, advanced training and translation to society. i4HB defined 4 Thematic Lines (TL) of research, taking into account that the foremost global challenges related to Health and Sustainability require interdisciplinary solutions in areas where i4HB has expertise, infrastructures and the network to lead internationally. These 4 Thematic Lines are: Platforms for Drug Development and Discovery (TL1); Advanced Diagnostics and Therapies (TL2); Human Health and Environmental Safety (TL3) and Bioresources Valorization and Bioproducts Production (TL4). The pioneering vision, focused objectives and resourceful implementation plan will catapult i4HB to the national and international forefront of science.

The Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, FCT I.P., announced on 24th February the results of the Call for Associate Laboratory Status, in which 40 institutions were awarded with Associate Laboratory Status.

The results of evaluation panel are available here and the evaluation reports here.

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Financed by national funds from FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P., in the scope of the project LA/P/0140/2020 of the Associate Laboratory Institute for Health and Bioeconomy - i4HB.
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