From Science to Innovation


Workshop "Towards Solar Energy Storage"

February 2, 2018 - Chemistry Department, UC

Posted on January 16th, 2018

PhD Thesis by Pedro Magalhães on photo-inactivation of microorganisms

January, 12th, 2018

Posted on January 9th, 2018

Posted on January 5th, 2018

Posted on December 21st, 2017

PhD Thesis by Rui Rocha on PNA-FISH for the identification of microorganisms in food

December, 20th, 2017

Science & Technology Week 2017

November, 20-24, 2017 - Chemical Engineering Department, FEUP

Posted on November 13th, 2017

Posted on October 27th, 2017

Posted on October 27th, 2017

PhD Thesis by Ana Meireles on innovative strategies for microbial growth control

October, 10th, 2017

Posted on October 9th, 2017

Posted on October 5th, 2017

Posted on October 5th, 2017

Posted on October 5th, 2017

PhD Thesis by Rita Santos on the combat to Helicobacter pylori infections

September, 22nd, 2017

Posted on September 20th, 2017

Posted on September 19th, 2017

Posted on July 14th, 2017

Two FCT Exploratory Research Projects for LEPABE

Posted on July 4th, 2017


November, 26-29, 2017 - Fundação Dr. António Cupertino de Miranda, Porto

PhD Thesis by Leandro Figueiredo on Molecularly Imprinted Polymers for wastewater treatments

June, 1st, 2017

Posted on May 19th, 2017

Polymers special issue on “Graphene-Polymer Composites”

Posted on May, 19th, 2017


PhD Thesis by Artur Pinto on graphene-based materials for biomedical applications

April, 11th, 2017

PhD Thesis by Ana Luísa Gonçalves on the use of microalgae for biomass production, carbon dioxide capture and nutrients uptake

April, 7th, 2017

PhD Thesis by Cecília Rodrigues on new crystallization processes

March, 8th, 2017

Projetos de Inovação Pedagógica

January, 20th, 2017


May, 8-9, 2017 - Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto

Seminar: Studying single DNA molecules using nanofluidic channels: from antibiotic resistance to DNA-protein interactions

January, 23rd, 2017 – 16h00 – DEQ, Room E107, FEUP

PhD Thesis by Ana Abreu on the use of phytochemicals in more effective antibacterial treatments

January, 10th, 2017

PhD Thesis on Carbon-Molecular Sieve Membranes by Margot Tanco

January, 10th, 2017

FEUP Pedagogical Excellence Prize 2016

Posted on January, 10th, 2017

FEUP Scientific Excellence Prize 2016

Posted on January, 10th, 2017

UrbanSense platform: preliminary results and future perspectives

Posted on January, 5th, 2017



LEPABE’s project application – A success case

Posted on December, 7th, 2016


Science & Technology Week 2016

November, 21-25, 2016 - Departamento de Engenharia Química, FEUP

LEPABE researchers are engaged in the dissemination of scientific and technological advances in their area of competences.  Under the subject “Technological advances in emerging fields of Chemical, Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology”, high school students and teachers are visiting LEPABE’s labs during this week.



Technical Workshop: Controlo da contaminação de superfícies no meio hospitalar

November, 25th, 2016 - Sala de atos, FEUP

LEPABE researchers Olga Nunes and Manuel Simões partcipate in the technical workshop regarding contamination control of surfaces in hospital context. Metal alloys will be approached by Manuel Simões, while Olga Nunes will talk about Destruction mechanisms of bacteria by photocatalysis.


LEPABE Meeting 2016

November, 3rd, 2016 - Casa das Artes, Oporto

LEPABE's 2016 meeting will be held at Oporto's Casa das Artes. The motto of this years event is "Collaborative Research: New perspectives".



Carlos Costa is the new Student Ombudsman

Posted on November, 3rd, 2016

Professor Emeritus Carlos Costa is University of Porto new Student Ombudsman. His 3 year mandate started on October. Carlos Costa was LEPABE's founder and first scientific coordinator. He was was also Dean of the University of Porto. Currently he is senior researcher at LEPABE.



Daniela Capela awarded best oral presentation

Posted on November, 3th, 2016

LEPABE project researcher Daniela Capela was awarded best oral presentation for her work "Challenges in the Quantification of Siloxane Compounds in Environmental and Cosmetic Matrices" at the 9th European Conference on Pesticides and Related Organic Micropollutants in the Environment and the 15th Symposium on Chemistry and Fate of Modern Pesticides.


Joana Loureiro wins Fullbright Grant

Posted on October, 26th, 2016

LEPABE researcher and postdoctoral student Joana Loureiro wins a highly competitive Fulbright Grant 2016/2017.

She will pursue her research for six months at The George and Cynthia Mitchell Center for Alzheimer's disease and Other Brain Related Illnesses of McGovern Medical School of the University of Texas.


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