Research Group

FUNctional CARBohydrates Nanobiotechnology


4th Internacional Symposium on Bacterial NanoCelullose

  • October 03, 2019
  • Porto

This event mobilizes experts to discuss all aspects of research related to Bacterial Nano-Cellulose Biotechnology, including the biology and genetics of producing microorganisms, production biotechnologies and different areas of application, namely biomedicine, food and cosmetic industries, composites, pulp and paper

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Margarida Fernandes at "90 segundos de Ciência"

  • January 02, 2019
  • Antena 1

Ep. 528 Margarida Fernandes – Research develops bone-like material for the treatment of fractures

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Development of nano / micro-formulations with an antimicrobial peptide for the tubercolosis treatment

  • November 16, 2018
  • TecMinho

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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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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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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