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Scientists from the University of Minho develop new generation of compresses

  • February 22, 2019
  • Sábado

The compresses have regenerative properties, malleability, strength and ability to control the moisture content in the wound. The finding will apply to chronic and traumatic wounds.

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A spinoff company from CEB leads a 8 MEuros project to leverage EU synthetic biology

  • December 21, 2018
  • Univ. do Minho, Braga

Silicolife, a spinoff company from CEB, will lead an 8 million euro project to leverage the competitiveness of synthetic biology in the European Union, creating biological pathways for more than 100 compounds

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CEB is proud to house 3 highly cited researchers

  • November 28, 2018
  • Braga

Three CEB researchers among the world's most influential scientists: José Teixeira, António Vicente and Miguel Cerqueira.

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Recent Projects


Strategic funding 2019


Modular cell factories for the production of 100 compounds from the shikimate pathway

PARTEX [2019]

Development of (bio) molecules' cocktails (including (bio) polymers, enzymes and (bio) surfactants) to promote additional oil recovery


Full valorization of marine resources: potential, technological innovation and new applications

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