CBMA (UMinho) - Macau Research Opportunities Symposium

Join us at the CBMA (UMinho) - Macau Research Opportunities Symposium


June 20, 2024 - 2:00 pm


June 20, 2024 - 6:00 pm


University of Minho, Braga, Portugal   View map

We are thrilled to announce the “UMinho(CBMA) – Macau Research Opportunities” symposium, taking place at the Institute of Science and Innovation for Bio-Sustainability (IB-S) on June 20th, 2024. This event is set to foster groundbreaking collaborations in health, biomaterials, electronics, big data, AI, and more.

A prestigious delegation from Macau, including professors from the University of Macau and PolyU (Hong Kong), business sector representatives, and key organizations such as the Center for Science and Technology Exchanges and Cooperation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries, and the Consortium of ‘Belt and Road’ and Portuguese-Speaking Countries for Natural Medicine Innovation, will be joining us.

Event Details:

Date: June 20th, 2024
Time: 14:00 – 18:00
Venue: Institute of Science and Innovation for Bio-Sustainability (IB-S), UMinho

Programme Highlights:

  • 14:00-14:30: Opening Session
    Featuring Prof. Sandra Paiva (Pro-rector, UMinho) and Prof. Cláudia Pascoal (Director, CBMA)
  • 14:30-15:00: Natural Products Bioprospection for a Better Future
    Alberto Dias, Prof/Researcher, CBMA, UMinho
  • 15:00-15:30: Autophagic Herbal Fraction for Modulating Neurodegenerative Diseases
    Law Yuen Kwan, Betty, Associate Professor, Macau University of Science and Technology
  • 15:30-15:45: Cell Agriculture
    Dr. João Monteiro, COO, Cell4Food
  • 15:45-16:00: Designing Nature
    Dr. Simão Soares, CEO,  SilicoLife
  • 16:00-16:30: Coffee Break
  • 16:30-17:00: Biomedical Engineering Research in UM
    Feng WAN and Mang I VAI, University of Macau
  • 17:00-17:30: Uncovering marine biodiversity through DNA barcodes
    Sofia Duarte, Prof/Researcher, CBMA, UMinho
  • 17:30-18:00: Decoding the Medicinal Organism Genome
    Simon Ming Yuen Lee, Chair Prof, HK PolyU
  • 18:00-18:30: Microbial Factories
    Raul Machado, Prof/Researcher, CBMA, UMinho

This symposium is a unique opportunity to engage with leading experts and explore collaborative innovations. We look forward to welcoming you to this inspiring event.

For more information on the delegation members, please refer to the attached PDF.