Research Units

The i4HB is a strategic partnership between 3 leading research units in the Portuguese Research & Development landscape, that thrive on fundamental and applied science in the Biomolecular and Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Bioengineering and Micro and Nanotechnology fields:

iBB - Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences (IST, Universidade de Lisboa)

iBB excels in research and advanced education in biotechnology, by responding to the challenge of exploring innovative approaches to key scientific and technological questions in Biosciences and Bioengineering and of transforming scientific knowledge into tangible innovation.

UCIBIO - Applied Biomolecular Sciences Unit (NOVA University of Lisbon and University of Porto)

UCIBIO combines key expertise in Biological Sciences, its key strengths supported on a broad scope of fundamental and applied research, standing at the interface of Chemistry, Biology and Engineering to address pertinent questions at atomic, molecular, sub-cellular and cellular levels, including cell-to-cell interactions and population evolutionary dynamics.

INESC-MN - Institute for System Engineering and Computers - Microsystems and Nanotechnologies (a nonprofit R&D Institute)

INESC-MN is dedicated to leading edge research and development in strategic technological areas of micro and nanotechnologies and the application of these technologies to electronic, biological and biomedical devices.

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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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