Research Group

FUNctional CARBohydrates Nanobiotechnology


Margarida Fernandes, distinguished with a medal of honor for women in science @ PortoCanal

  • April 07, 2018
  • Porto Canal

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Margarida Fernandes wins Medal of Honor L'Oréal Portugal

  • March 21, 2018
  • Lisboa

Margarida Fernandes wins the Medal of Honor L'Oréal Portugal with work on stimulation of the growth of the bone tissue.

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The future of the health investigation needs to be smart, precise and mimetic to human body

  • March 08, 2018
  • Others

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Miguel Gama at "90 segundos de Ciência"

  • June 13, 2017
  • Antena 1

Bacterial cellulose to replace paper and other applications of vegetable cellulose

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Dextrine hydrogel for biomedical applications

  • September 09, 2015
  • YouTube

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New spinoff of Minho University: BCTechnologies

  • September 02, 2013
  • Braga

Development of applications of Bacterial NanoCellulose - using science-based approaches to meet industry needs

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Recent Projects


Innovative Products and Technologies from Eucalyptus


Multi‐purpose strategies for broadband agro‐forest and fisheries by‐products valorisation: a step forward for a truly integrated biorefinery


Underpinning Biotechnology to foster the north of Portugal bioeconomy


Disruptive cellulose-based microfluidic device for 3D skin modelling