Biomedical and Biomimetic Materials

Members

foto Ana Francisca Osório de Almeida Coelho e Silva

Ana Francisca Osório de Almeida Coelho e Silva

Junior Researcher
foto Ana Maria Pissarra Coelho Gil

Ana Maria Pissarra Coelho Gil

Associate Professor with Aggregation
foto Ana Paula Mora Tavares

Ana Paula Mora Tavares

Assistant Researcher
foto Ana Sofia Matias da Silva

Ana Sofia Matias da Silva

Assistant Researcher
foto Augusto Pedro

Augusto Pedro

Junior Researcher
foto Bárbara Joana Martins Leite Ferreira

Bárbara Joana Martins Leite Ferreira

Junior Researcher
foto Brian James Goodfellow

Brian James Goodfellow

Assistant Professor
foto Catarina de Almeida Custódio

Catarina de Almeida Custódio

Assistant Researcher
foto Dora Cristina Silva Costa

Dora Cristina Silva Costa

Junior Researcher
foto Iola Melissa Fernandes Duarte

Iola Melissa Fernandes Duarte

Principal Researcher
foto João Borges

João Borges

Assistant Researcher
foto João Mano

João Mano

Vice Director
foto João Rodrigues

João Rodrigues

Junior Researcher
foto Mara Guadalupe Freire Martins

Mara Guadalupe Freire Martins

Research Coordinator
foto Márcia Carvalho Neves

Márcia Carvalho Neves

Assistant Researcher
foto Maria Clara Gomes

Maria Clara Gomes

Junior Researcher
foto Maria de Lourdes Gomes Pereira

Maria de Lourdes Gomes Pereira

Associate Professor with Aggregation
foto Mariana Braga de Oliveira

Mariana Braga de Oliveira

Assistant Researcher
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Nilza Maria Lopes Ribeiro

Junior Researcher
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Paula Maria da Costa Torres

Junior Researcher
foto Pedro António Palma Madeira

Pedro António Palma Madeira

Junior Researcher
foto Rita Sobreiro Almeida

Rita Sobreiro Almeida

Junior Researcher
foto Sara Nadine

Sara Nadine

Junior Researcher
foto Sónia Gonçalves Patrício

Sónia Gonçalves Patrício

Assistant Researcher
foto Susana Maria Henriques Olhero

Susana Maria Henriques Olhero

Principal Researcher
foto Tiago Ruivo Correia

Tiago Ruivo Correia

Junior Researcher
foto Vitor  Sencadas

Vitor Sencadas

Assistant Professor
foto Vítor Gaspar

Vítor Gaspar

Junior Researcher
foto Ana Catarina Almeida Santos

Ana Catarina Almeida Santos

PhD Student
foto Ana Filipa Nina e Cunha

Ana Filipa Nina e Cunha

PhD Student
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Ana Filipa Soares Pereira

PhD Student
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Ana Isabel Bastos Valente

PhD Student
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Ana Patrícia Lopes Martins

PhD Student
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Ana Rita Arede Pinho

PhD Student
foto Ana Rita Fortunato Sousa

Ana Rita Fortunato Sousa

PhD Student
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Ana Rita Mugeiro Carapito

PhD Student
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Ana Sofia Correia Marques

PhD Student
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Ana Sofia Santos Dias

PhD Student
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André Fernando Pinto Lopes

PhD Student
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André Filipe Dias Lima

PhD Student
foto Ariana Santos

Ariana Santos

PhD Student
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Beatriz Henriques Ferreira

Research Fellowship
foto Beatriz Silva Moura

Beatriz Silva Moura

PhD Student
foto Bojan Kopilovic

Bojan Kopilovic

PhD Student
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Bruna Isabel Teixeira Basto

PhD Student
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Bruno Daniel Pinto Morais

PhD Student
foto Bruno Miguel Fernandes Ladeira

Bruno Miguel Fernandes Ladeira

PhD Student
foto Cariny Polesca

Cariny Polesca

PhD Student
foto Cátia Filipa Rodrigues Monteiro

Cátia Filipa Rodrigues Monteiro

PhD Student
foto Cristiana Filipa Vieira de Sousa

Cristiana Filipa Vieira de Sousa

PhD Student
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Daniela Bispo

PhD Student
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Diana Sofia Santiago Jesus

PhD Student
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Edgar Ângelo Jacinto Castanheira

PhD Student
foto Elisa Martins

Elisa Martins

PhD Student
foto Flávia Carina Freitas Magalhães

Flávia Carina Freitas Magalhães

PhD Student
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Francisca Gonçalves Perfeito

PhD Student
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Gonçalo Nunes da Silva Carvalhão

PhD Student
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Idália Duarte de Almeida

PhD Student
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Inês Araújo Deus

PhD Student
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João António Abreu Pereira

PhD Student
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João Cláudio Fonseca Nunes

PhD Student
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Judite Resende

PhD Student
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Leonor Sofia Oliveira Castro

PhD Student
foto Lúcia Isabel Ferreira Santos

Lúcia Isabel Ferreira Santos

PhD Student
foto Luís Filipe Figueiredo Mendes

Luís Filipe Figueiredo Mendes

PhD Student
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Luís Pedro Correia Pinto Ferreira

PhD Student
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Luís Pedro Gomes Monteiro

Research Fellowship
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Manuel Fellipe Rodrigues Pais Alves

PhD Student
foto Margarida Menezes Amador Sacramento

Margarida Menezes Amador Sacramento

Research Fellowship
foto Maria Cândida Balão Mendes

Maria Cândida Balão Mendes

PhD Student
foto Maria José Cardoso Lopes

Maria José Cardoso Lopes

PhD Student
foto Maria Silvina Marques Mendes

Maria Silvina Marques Mendes

PhD Student
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Maria Vinhas Monteiro

PhD Student
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Mariana Bernardo Fiadeiro

PhD Student
foto Mariana da Silva Carreira

Mariana da Silva Carreira

PhD Student
foto Maryam Ghasemzadeh Hasankolaei

Maryam Ghasemzadeh Hasankolaei

Research Fellowship
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Matias Joaquin Cardoso

PhD Student
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Mehrzad Zargarzadeh

PhD Student
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Michele Fraga de Santana

PhD Student
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Raquel Maria da Costa Gonçalves

PhD Student
foto Sara Catarina Nunes da Silva Santos

Sara Catarina Nunes da Silva Santos

PhD Student
foto Sílvia Moreira

Sílvia Moreira

PhD Student
foto Soraia Alexandra Ramos Coelho

Soraia Alexandra Ramos Coelho

PhD Student
foto Tatiana João Ribeiro Gonçalves Carneiro

Tatiana João Ribeiro Gonçalves Carneiro

PhD Student
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Tatiana Silva

PhD Student
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Tiago Terras Ferreira

Research Fellowship
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Vera Catarina Ferreira de Sousa

PhD Student
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Beatriz Guapo Neves

Research Fellowship
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Bernardo Loureiro Tavares

MSc Student
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Catarina Tonini Passos

Research Fellowship
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Diogo Alexandre Matos Silva Junqueira

MSc Student
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Inês Barbosa Silva

MSc Student
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João Rocha Maia

MSc Student
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Maria Alexaki

Research Fellowship
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Maria Inês Costa de Sousa

Research Fellowship
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Marlene Cardoso Correia

Research Fellowship
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Matilde Rodrigues Lagarto

Research Fellowship

Projects

Additive manufacturing meets mechanobiology – design and fabrication of osteogenic-stimulating implants (ADD2MECHBIO)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner
Over the years, the number of patients undergoing total hip and knee arthroplasties has been increasing. Due to the lengthened life expectancy and aging population this trend is expected to continue and the number of patients that will outlive their first prosthesis will also rise (patients that will need revision surgeries). These impl...

Advancing the Regenerative and Translational Potential of Cellular Fibers (CellFi)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
Mesenchymal Stem Cells Scaffold-free Cellular Fibers Regeneration

Associated Laboratory CICECO-Aveiro Institute of Materials (LA/P/0006/2020)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

Bioinspired tile-matching to create ultrastructured bone microtissues in a close-to-native fashion (TETRISSUE)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
endochondral ossification modular tissue engineering mechanobiology 3D co-cultures

CardioLeather Project: Smart Leather for Health, Wellbeing, and Safety Monitoring in Automotive Vehicles (CARDIOLEATHER)

Industry NationalPartner
O projeto CardioLeather visa o desenvolvimento de um couro-condutor integrado com dispositivos de aquisição de sinais fisiológicos, para serem aplicados em volantes e outras superficies do interior do veiculo, permitindo a monitorização não intrusiva da identidade e saúde do condutor e passageiros.

Desenvolvimento de garrafas de vidro branco e transparente capazes de preservar a qualidade da cerveja (CLEVER)

Industry NationalPartner
O presente projeto pretende desenvolver uma nova embalagem de vidro branco e transparente, com capacidade de proteção ao nível da radiação UV, para a indústria alimentar e de bebidas. O consórcio é constituído pela empresa líder...

Development of 4D wireless thermometry to target tumor ablation (PTDC/NAN-MAT/3901/2020)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
Thermography Magnetic Nanoparticles Induced Hyperthermia Bioprinting

Development of a Premium Line of Sustainable Cristal Glass (Cristal Eco Premium)

Industry NationalPartner
Promoted by a consortium joined by Vista Alegre Atlantis, S.A. (leading promoter) and Universidade de Aveiro e a Universidade do Porto, the Cristal Ecpo Premium project has as an overall objective the development of a new line of sustainable crystal glass products with high added value, for the luxury ...

Full human-based multi-scale constructs with jammed regenerative pockets for bone engineering. (REBORN)

European ComissionCoordinator
Engineered bone tissue has many advantages over natural bone grafts, including safety and limitless supply. However, current engineering methods cannot generate large vascularised grafts capable of in vivo integration and remodelling. To address this problem, the EU-funded REBORN project proposes to combine biomaterials based on protein...

Human Platelet Lysates-based Scaffolds for Interfacial Multi-tissue Repair (INTERLYNK)

European ComissionCoordinator
InterLynk aims to develop multi-tissue 3D patient-specific scaffolds by providing a portfolio of highly compatible and biofunctional composite inks and biomaterials, and streamlining their co-processing using an upgraded AM equipment. Unprecedented biofunctionality in the synthetic reconstruction of complex interfacial tissues is expected to be ...

Improving the manufacturing of mRNA vaccines applying ionic liquids and integrated production-clarification processes (mVACCIL)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

Integration of human fluids pretreatment and detection of cancer biomarkers using ionic-liquid-based aqueous biphasic systems in microfluidic devices (ILSurvive)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
Cancer biomarkers Detection Ionic liquids Microfluidic devices

Manufatura aditiva de compósitos de base cerâmica para componentes mecânicos (3DCompCer)

Industry NationalPartner
Promovidoporum consórciocompostopelaPALBIT,S.A.(promotorlíder),pelasUniversidadesde Aveiro e de Coimbra, o projeto 3D_CompCer visa o desenvolvimento de ferramentas de maquinação complexasatravésdetécnicasinovadorasdemanufaturaaditiva,nomeadamentefresas,com sistemasderefrigeraçãointerna,alargando ocampo deaplicaçãodestasfresas emcondiçõesmais agr...

Nova abordagem terapêutica para desacelerar a progressão da doença de Parkinson; (PDSolve)

Industry NationalPartner
A doença de Parkinson (DP) é a segunda doença neurodegenerativa mais prevalente no mundo, com profundos impactos económicos e sociais. O objetivo deste projeto é provar a eficácia farmacológica e aplicação terapêutica à...

A bioactivated nano-layered hydrogel for dermal regeneration in hard-to-heal ulcers (BioNaNor)

Other InternationalPartner
Several strategies have been developed to restore dermal function. These include collagen membranes, decellularized dermis from donors or synthetic graft alternatives. So far, these approaches have been unreliable at best and auto-grafts and transplants (that both create their own problems with donor site morbidity, risk for disease transfer and...

A Metabolomics-guided Bioreactor for Improved Engineered Bone Implants (BioImplant)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

A Nuclear Magnetic Resonance(NMR)- based metabonomic study of health disorders of fetus and mother during pregnancy: towards biochemical characterisation and early diagnostics (PTDC/QUI/66523/2006)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
biofluids metabonomics NMR spectroscopy pregnancy

ADOPTIC - Additive Optimisation for Improved Ceramics (ADOPTIC)

European ComissionPartner
Ceramics manufacturing is a major industrial sector in Europe, it records total sales of around 25.6 billions Euros and employs 240.000 people. While the EU single market has stimulated further concentration in the industry, small and medium-sized companies tend to predominate this sector: 90% of the European Ceramics companies are SMEs and the ...

Aeration of multiphase biological reactors (POCTI/EQU/44427/2002)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
Biological reactors Aeration Multiphase Perfluorocarbons

Age-related macular degeneration - can metabolomic profile distinguish progressors? (HMSP-ICJ/0006/2013)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner
age-related macular degeneration disease progression metabolomics Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Anchoring Basic Parameters for fundamental predictive models in Liquid Salt Systems (PTDC/QUI/72903/2006)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
Ionic Liquids Vapor Pressure Enthalpy of vaporization Vapor Liquid Equilibrium

Aplicação de SAB constituídos por líquidos iónicos no desenvolvimento de diagnósticos de câncer do sistema adrenalina (MCT/CNPq 14/2010 Universal)

Other InternationalPartner

ASTHMA: Future asthma management helped by non-evasive sampling: contributes for the definition of a rapid and non-evasive diagnostic tool (PTDC/QUI-QUI/117803/2010)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner
Asthma Non-invasive sampling Chromatographic and 1H NMR-based methodologies Metabolomic patterns

Biochemical characterization of stomach, endometrial and lung tumor tissues by high resolution magic angle spinning (HRMAS) nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy (CIMAGO 14/06)

Other NationalCoordinator

Biochemical Impact of Platinum and Palladium-based Anticancer Agents (BIOIMPACT)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner
anticancer Pt(II) and Pd(II) agents;spectral cyto- and histopathology;metabolomics;cellular biodistribution

Bioengineered autonomous cell-biomaterials devices for generating humanised micro- tissues for regenerative medicine (ATLAS)

European ComissionCoordinator
New generations of devices for tissue engineering (TE) should rationalize better the physical and biochemical cues operating in tandem during native regeneration, in particular at the scale/organizational-level of the stem cell niche. The understanding and the deconstruction of these factors (e.g. multiple cell types exchanging both paracrine an...

BIOLEARN - Learning from Nature How to Design Biomimetic Routes for Producing Calcium-Phosphate Coatings on Polymeric Biomaterials (POCTI/CTM/38803/2001)

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biomaterials calcium phosphates natural polymers biomimetic materials

Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine (CENTRO-07-0924-FEDER-002030)

Other NationalCoordinator

BioMEMs Avançados para Engenharia de Tecidos: Aplicações em Tecidos Duros (BioMEMs)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

Biorrefinaria de microalgas Coccolithophore: uma abordagem para biomateriais sustentaveis (Coccolitho4BioMat)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

BlueGlue: Bioinspired medical adhesives from marine macroalgae derived biopolymers (BLUEGLUE)

Other NationalCoordinator
BLUEGLUE project aims to value and promote the sustainable and controlled production of macroalgae, a way that they can be certified and used into the development of products with high added value (biomedical products). The project is aligned with the structures of the circular and biological economy and aims to provide a boost to the emerging i...

Cápsulas esféricas multicompartimentalizadas de alto rendimento para a transplantação de co-culturas multimodais de células estaminais derivadas do tecido adiposo e ilhotas pancreáticas. (TranSphera)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

Caracterização e reciclagem de lamas derivadas do corte de rochas naturais e ornamentais (PRAI - Caracterização e reciclagem de lamas)

Industry NationalCoordinator
O projecto “Caracterização e reciclagem de lamas derivadas do corte de rochas naturais e ornamentais” tem como objectivo central o estudo de soluções alternativas de escoamento das lamas resultantes do corte de rochas que permitam a sua incorporação como matéria-prima de outras indústrias. Os objectivos específicos do projecto consistem em:

Cellular oxide catalysts for emission lean combustion in porous media (LEANCOMB)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
cellular ceramics, combustion, catalysts, functionalization

Cellulose: surface properties, interaction with binding domains and enzymatic modification (POCTI/QUI/44368/2002)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner
surface energy cellulose transesterification CBD

Ceramic floors with high wear resistance (CERU4)

Industry NationalPartner
This project aims to develop decorated porcelainized ceramic floor tiles, with high wear resistance, consistent with the maximum level U4 advocated in Mazaud test under the UPEC classification. At the same time, aesthetic and visual changes of the material must be minimized, so that solutions can cover very broad chromatic and aesthetic range. I...

Ceramics and films of incipients ferroelectrics for tunable capacitors applications (POCTI/CTM/35542/1999)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
Ferroelectrics Ceramics Films Tunability

CIBIMAR - CAD/CAM Development of Individualized Bioactive Prosthesis for Mandibulectomy Rehabilitation (CIBIMAR)

European ComissionPartner
The main objective of the present project is to develop an individualised breakthrough approach for flexible, rapid and accurate manufacturing of tailored-made bioactive prostheses for left bone rehabilitation after surgery fitted to the needs of each patient suffering from severe bone loss or fracture. For this purpose, advanced imaging techniq...

Colonizacao 3D de celulas em hidrogeis de origem marinha atraves de padronizacao por microcanais para regeneracao ossea (PROMENADE)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

Combustion synthesis of one dimension elongated a-sialon crystal to be used as reinforcing agents for CMC processed by colloidal techniques (POCTI/CTM/39419/2001)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
Combustion synthesis Rod-like a-sialon cristals Colloidal processing CMC, hardness, toughness

CRIANDO VÍNCULOS E ABORDAGENS INOVADORAS PARA PROMOVER O ENSINO E A APRENDIZAGEM DOS MATERIAIS (LINKINMAT)

Other NationalCoordinator
The proposal also aims in creation of stimulating and interdisciplinary R&D and training partnership, with actors from the academia and private sector, promoting the exchange of ideas, methods, techniques as well as enabling an accelerated technology transfer from science to industrial scale and of course a continuous collaborations between the ...

DecorGlass : Decoration Techniques for the Glass (DecorGlass)

Industry NationalPartner
O projeto DecorGlass visa a criação de uma nova gama de peças de vidro decoradas, com matérias-primas e técnicas inovadoras. A decoração assenta na coloração homogénea da massa vítrea e na decoração da superfície do vidro, quer por aplicação de películas decorativas, quer pela gravação por feixe laser. Para além disso, pretende-se desenvolver no...

DeepBiorefinery - Natural Deep Eutectic Solvents: A platform to Boost Eucalyptus globulus and Quercus suber cork integrated Biorefinerie (DeepBiorefinery )

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
natural deep eutetic solvents, biorefinery, green separation processes

Desenvolvimento de biomateriais não sinterizáveis à base de fosfatos de cálcio com bi-funcionalidade: regeneração e tratamento de cancro ósseo (2BBone)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

Desenvolvimento de hidrogeis de inspiracao marinha multifuncionais e de elevado desempenho para regeneracao de cartilagem, reticulados com ligacoes nao-covalentes e bio-instrutivas deslizantes. (MARGEL)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

Desenvolvimento de microdispositivos flexiveis a base de microagulhas de biocimento composito para administracao transdermica de fármacos; (FlexMicroDerm)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

Desenvolvimento de nanomateriais sustentáveis para a purificação de fármacos anti-leucémicos (NanoPurAsp)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

Desenvolvimento de novas peças em grés com maior valor acrescentado através de processos mais sustentáveis (M2GRES2)

Industry NationalPartner

DESENVOLVIMENTO DE SUPORTES POROSOS PARA APLICAÇÕES (Acção Integrada Luso Alemã A-14/07)

Other NationalCoordinator

Desenvolvimento de uma membrana periodontal multicamada composta por blocos inovativos a base de polimeros de origem marinha e enzima para regeneracao guiada de osso que possui mineralizacao enzimatica controlada. (MIMETIc)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

Development of a Decision Support Tool for Additive Manufacturing of Alumina-Zirconia 3D structures (Tamaz3D)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner

Development of a sustainable technology for the extraction and purification of chlorophylls from biomass (EXPL/QEQ-PRS/0224/2013 )

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
chlorophyll extraction bioresources ionic liquids

Development of Composites Made of Cement Binders and Lignocellulosic Materials of Portuguese Origin (POCTI/AGR/35480/1999)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
Wood Cork Cement binders Composites

Development of Ionic-Liquid-based Devices for the Removal of Cytostatic Drugs From Urine Excreted by Cancer Patients (IonCytDevice)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

Development of microelectromechanical systems by gelcasting - GELMEMS (PTDC/CTM/099489/2008)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner
microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) gel casting piezoelectric submicron particles dispersion

Development of New Oxygen Therapeutics using Fluorinated Ionic Liquids (PTDC/EQU-FTT/118800/2010)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner
Fluorinated Ionic Liquids Perfluoroalkanes Phase Equilibria Oxygen Solubility

Dispositivos Supramoleculares Auto-Regulados baseados na Complementaridade dos Pares de Base do ADN: Uma Tecnologia Biomimética e com Reconheciemnto Molecular para Isolar Células Específicas para Aplicações Biomédicas (SUPRASORT)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

Effect of Magnesium on the Structure and Surface Reactivity of Silica-Based Glasses for Biomedical Applications (POCTI/CTM/46251/2002)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
Magnesium Glass Structure Surface Reactivity Biomedical Applications

Effects of environmental hazards of the Estarreja region on pregnancy metabolism (CERN (France)-OHMI Estarreja (Portugal))

Other InternationalCoordinator

Enabling precision chemical methodologies applied to natural -based systems for the development of multifunctional biomedical devices (CHEM2NATURE)

European ComissionPartner
CHEM2NATURE addresses current limitations of UMINHO in the Chemistry field regarding its scientific know-how and partnerships with world-leading institutions. UMINHO seeks to improve the multifunctionality of natural-origin polymers, often with limited bioactivity and stimuli-responsiveness, and increase the performance of cell-based therapies. ...

Equilibrium and Interfacial Properties of Water + Oil Systems (POCI/EQU/58239/2004)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
Phase Equilibria Interfacial Tension Aqueous Systems Modeling

Eucalyptus triterpenic biological activity (PTDC/AGR-FOR/3187/2012)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner
Eucalyptus spp Ionic Liquids Antitumoral Activity Metabolomics

European Network of Bioadhesion Expertise: Fundamental Knowledge to Inspire Advanced Bonding Technologies (COST Action CA15216)

European ComissionPartner
Many organisms, ranging from bacteria and fungi to those much larger animals and plants use chemical and mechanical means to attach permanently or temporarily to surfaces. Some bioadhesives have advantages over synthetic counterparts in terms of their ability to function over a wide temperature range, in wet or dry environments, and to form stab...

EXIL - Exchange on Ionic Liquids (EXIL)

European ComissionPartner
The objective of this Action is to coordinate European research activities and knowledge exchange on ionic liquids (ILs, low melting salts, many of them liquid at room temperature and below) and to explore their full potential in the context of fundamental and applied chemistry, materials science and engineering. The COST Action will provide a c...

Extracellular matrix derived products from human placenta to engineer bone microtissues for in vitro disease models (AMNIOGEL)

European ComissionCoordinator

Extraction and Purification of Biomolecules (FAPITEC/FUNTEC/CNPq n. 10/2011)

Other InternationalPartner

FABIMED - Fabrication and Functionalization of BioMedical Microdevices (FaBiMed)

European ComissionPartner
The aim of FaBiMed proposal is to improve and develop new manufacturing techniques, based on micromoulding, specific for biomedical microdevices. The project will be to reducing the cost of mass production of diagnosis and therapeutic micro devices which have a common problematic: medium sized batches, customization needs, micron-scale geometric...

Hidrogéis de Lisados de Plaquetas para Regeneração do Miocárdio (BEAT)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

HOTsPOT - Novel upconversion nanoparticles for multimodal therapy of melanoma: pHOtothermal Therapy, PhOtodynamic therapy and chemoTherapy (HOTsPOT)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner
MOTIVATION: Melanoma is the most aggressive form of skin cancer and one of the most challenging malignancies to treat with a steeply rising incidence and a poor prognosis in advanced stages. Conventional clinical treatment of melanoma often fails in tumor complete eradication, due to the low response rates to single therapies, chemotherapy side ...

Hybrid materials for biomedical applications (PTDC/CTM/101115/2008)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
bioactive materials hybrids gamma irradiation sol-gel

Hybrid Materials Prepared by Irradiation (POCTI/CTM/44150/2002)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner
hybrids irradiation organic-inorganic materials

Hydralazine: Testing an off-label effect in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (HyTherCaP)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner
Prostate cancer (PCa) is one of the most commonly diagnosed malignancies worldwide and a leading cause of cancer-related deaths among men. In Portugal, it is the most incident cancer and the 3rd cause of death (1, 2). Although most of PCa are clinically indolent, a variable proportion of patients develop castration-resistant PCa (CRPC),...

Igy Technology: A Purication Platform using Ionic-Liquid-Based Aqueous Biphasic Systems (IGYPURTECH)

European ComissionCoordinator
With the emergence of antibiotic-resistant pathogens the development of antigen-specific antibodies for use in passive immunotherapy is, nowadays, a major concern in human society. Despite the most focused mammal antibodies, antibodies obtained from egg yolk of immunized hens, immunoglobulin Y (IgY), are an alternative option that can be obtaine...

Impact of silk-based nanomedicines on the cellular metabolome (12101 DD1720 RDF - Grant 1715)

Other InternationalPartner

Implantable scaffolds for local osteo-sarcoma chemotherapy (PTDC/SAU-BEB/66896/2006)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
Osteosarcoma Implantable drug scaffolds Cyclodextrin-templated silicates Molecular capsules

Innovative Gres Porcellanato Tiles Processing (NOVELGRES)

European ComissionPartner
The project aims to produce coated Gres Porcellanato tiles (GPt). GPt are very dense products and, for this reason, they are very robust and almost completely waterproof. However, GPt are quite expensive products because of the relative high amount of raw materials required, their fairly high price, the high temperature required for firing and t...

Innovative Products and Technologies from Eucalyptus Project (InPacTus)

Industry NationalPartner
Inpactus, to be developed by the Consortium, aims to develop new solutions, such as cellulosic pulps with innovative features, new paper products with different specificities and functions, tissue paper with innovative properties, new bioproducts, biofuels and other materials obtained from the deconstruction and conversion of forest bio...

Interactive Calcium-Phosphate Based Materials Prepared by Post-Hybridization and in Situ Hybridization (POCTI/CTM/35516/1999)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner
Biomaterials Bone regeneration Hybrid materials Drug release system

Ionic liquid-based supports for pre-miRNAs purification targeting Alzheimer's disease (PUREmiRSILs)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner

Ionic Liquids as Promoters of Aqueous Biphasic Systems: The Role of van der Waals and Coulomb Interactions (PTDC/QUI-QUI/121520/2010)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner
Aqueous Biphasic System Ionic Liquid Inorganic Salt Polymer

Long Lasting reinforced Concrete for Energy Infrastructure under Severe Operating (LORCENIS)

European ComissionPartner
The main goal of the LORCENIS project is to develop long reinforced concrete for energy infrastructures with lifetime extended up to a 100% under extreme operating conditions. The concept is based on an optimal combinationof novel technologies involving customized methodologies for cost-efficient operation. 4 scenarios of severe oper...

M2GRÉS - Grés utilitário de elevado desempenhoao nivel do metal-marking, a custo reduzido e em monocozedura (M2GRÉS)

Industry NationalPartner
O projeto M2Grés - Grés utilitário de elevado desempenho ao nível do metal-marking, a custo reduzido e em monocozedura?, promovido pelo consórcio constituído pela empresa Ria Stone e pelo Centro de Investigação em Materiais Cerâmicos e Compósitos da Universidade de Aveiro (CICECO) tem como objetivo o desenvolvimento de uma nova linha de peças em...

Marine Origin Biopolymers as Innovative Building Blocks from the Sea for the Development of Bioresorbable Multilayered Membranes for guided bone regeneration (BLUETEETH)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
Natural origin polymers from algae and arthropods can be obtained in large scale, and a great effort has been paid to find applications for such high-added value materials. Periodontal disease is frequent in humans and constitutes, together with dental caries, the principal cause of tooth loss in adults. Currently, one of the available treatment...

Metabolic profiling and biochemical differentiation of human lung tumours by nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) methods (PTDC/QUI/68017/2006)

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Lung cancer Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Metabolic profiling Multivariate analysis (MVA)

Metabolic profiling: a novel tool for evaluation of the toxicological and biological effects of nanomaterials (PTDC/SAU-TOX/120953/2010)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
metabolic profiling and metabonomics silver nanoparticles toxicological and biological effects nanotoxicology

Metabolomic study of lung cancer: metabolic signatures in tissues and biofluids (CIMAGO 04/12)

Other NationalCoordinator

Metodologias eficientes para a conjugação de polissacarídeos naturais com péptidos para obtenção de membranas multifuncionais para regeneração periodontal. (COP2P)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

Mould proteome regulation by substrate bioavailability: depolymerising enzymes likely to alter biopolymer nanostructure (POCI/QUI/56229/2004)

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Mould proteome biopolymers nanostructure depolymerising enzymes cork

MultiBiorefinery - Multi-purpose strategies for broadband agro-forest and fisheries by-products valorization: a step forward for a truly integrated biorefinery (SAICTPAC/0040/2015)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

Multifunctional and bio-inspired implant to improve bone integration (MulBioimplant)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner

Nanochemistry of magnetic/luminescent composites for in vitro medical diagnosis applications (PTDC/QUI/67712/2006)

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Nanoparticles Nanocomposites Magnetism/Luminescence Antibodies bioconjugation

Nanostructured ZnO and ZnO/nanocarbon composites for biosensing applications (NANOBIOSENSE)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner
The expanding interest regarding biosensing and early diseases’ diagnosis has led to an exponential growth of R&D efforts in order to find the most suitable materials and sensing mechanisms to achieve high sensitivity and selectivity at low production cost. In this framework, the present project envisages the development of ZnO-based nanostructu...

New phosphate based bioactive thin films for biomaterials (POCTI/CTM/35478/1999)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner
COATINGS BIOMATERIALS SPUTTERING LASER ABLATION

New Strategies Applied to Neuropathological Disorders (CENTRO - 07-ST24 FEDER 002034)

Other NationalPartner

NEWGEN - New Generation Biomimetic and Customized Implants for Bone Engineering (NEWGEN)

European ComissionPartner
This COST Action, NEWGEN, aims at creating the seed for the European research and industry collaboration, combining basic knowledge from academic laboratories, R&D centres, medical units from hospitals, and a significant number of companies.With a predicted ageing population and increasing expectations regarding quality o...

NobleDec - Nobly Decorated Crystal (NOBLEDEC)

Industry NationalPartner
O projeto NobleDec teve como objetivo último o desenvolvimento de uma nova linha de produtos de cristal de elevado valor acrescentado, decorados com metais nobres (com destaque para o ouro), através da pesquisa/desenvolvimento de novos materiais (e.g., tintas decorativas baseadas em suspensões coloidais de nanopartículas de ouro; tintas decorati...

Novel 3D platforms to engineer bone microtissues for in vitro disease models (Microbone)

European ComissionCoordinator
Osteosarcoma is a rare but devastating bone tumour that mainly affects children, adolescents and elderly. This type of tumour is very resistant to therapy, being thus urgent to find new effective treatments. In vitro tumour models can recapitulate many aspects of the natural tumour environment, and could be used to improve the predictive value o...

Novel Aurivillus oxides for microelectronic applications (PTDC/CTM/71643/2006)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
Aurivillius oxides filmes finos sol-gel RF sputtering

Novel BST dielectric films for ultra high density DRAMs (POCTI/CTM/47285/2002)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
sol-gel dynamic random access memory dielectric thin film BST

Novel low temperature sinterable glasses and glass/nanoceramic particles composites (PTDC/CTM/102141/2008)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner
borosilicate glasses glass-ceramic composites sintering crystallization

Optimization and Scale-up of Novel Ionic-Liquid- based Purification Processes for Recombinant Green Fluorescent Protein produced by Escherichia coli (FAPESP/19793/2014)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
biopharmaceuticals, fluorescent proteins, purification, aqueous biphasic systems

Phytochemical-based metabolic immunomodulation to prevent/attenuate particulate matter-mediated atherosclerosis (ATHEROFIT)

Other InternationalCoordinator
Exposure to airborne fine particulate matter (PM2.5) is a risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases. ATHEROFIT aims at preventing and/or attenuating air pollution-mediated atherosclerosis via phytochemical-based metabolic immunomodulation. Samples of PM2.5 will be collected at Estarreja air quality station using reference ...

Piezoelectricity and living structures engineering by scanning probe microscopy (FLAD 91-09/10)

Other NationalCoordinator

PreciousMet Performance - Porcelana decorada com metais preciosos e com propriedades de superficíe de elevado desempenhopara o mercado HORECA (PRECIOUSMET PERFORMANCE)

Industry NationalPartner
O projeto PreciousMet Performance - Porcelana decorada com metais preciosos e com propriedades de superfície de elevado desempenho para o mercado HORECA? promovido pelo consórcio constituído pela empresa Vista Alegre Atlantis, S.A. e pelo Centro de Investigação em Materiais Cerâmicos e Compósitos da Universidade de Aveiro (CICECO) tem como objet...

Processing and High Temperature Mechanical Characterisation of Cordierite-Based Ceramic Foams (POCTI/CTM/35470/1999)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner
Ceramic foams Thermal shock Processing Cordierite

Produção de Plataformas Microcapsulares 3D+ para Avaliação Laboratorial em Larga Escala de Novas Terapias Combinatórias para o Cancro do Pâncreas (PANGEIA)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

Projeto de Investigação Exploratória: Ana Paula Tavares (IF Ana Paula Tavares)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

Projeto de Investigação Exploratória: Susana Olhero (IF/00951/2014)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

Recycling of Coal Ashes by Glass Ceramic Technology (RECASH) (POCTI/CTM/35482/1999)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
Recycling Fly Ashes Glass-Ceramics Vitrification

Regeneração Óssea Orquestrada pela Interação de Células do Sistema Imunitário com Microlaboratórios de Células e Microplataformas Padronizadas (CIRCUS)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

Role of the intestine in promoting the lipogenic effects of fructose (PTDC/SAU-MET/111398/2009)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner
ApoB48 steatosis endotoxin lipogenesis

Search for new markers of therapy response in lung cancer (CIMAGO 03/12)

Other NationalPartner

Self healing glass-ceramic seals for solid oxide fuel cells: A multi-layered approach (PTDC/CTM-CER/114209/2009)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
glass-ceramic solid oxide fuel cell self-healing sealants crystallization

SGH : Smart Green Homes (Smart Green Homes)

Industry NationalPartner
The Smart Green Homes (SGH) Project aims to develop integrated product and technology solutions for the households, raising standards of comfort, safety and user satisfaction to a new level and, at the same time, to respond to the problems of sustainability of the Planet, increasing the energy efficiency and reducing the emission of gaseous poll...

SHOEMAT - Materiais Inovadores para Calçado - Wasterval -Valorização de Lamas e Re síduos de Curtumes (SHOEMAT)

Industry NationalPartner
O projecto ShoeMat está centrado no desenvolvimento de novos materiais e componentes que irão suportar ainovação e a diferenciação da fileira do calçado, nomeadamente:-Novos produtos e processos para acabamento de peles (amostras e pequenas séries pintadas na própria fábricade calçado);-Materiais (...

Simultaneous precipitation and in situ stabilisation of calcium phosphate powders for biomedical applications in bone and controlled drug delivery systems (POCI/CTM/60207/2004)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
In situ stabilization of suspensions Drug delivery systems Calcium phosphates Plasma Spraying Deposition

Síntese por combustão de nitretos de alumínio (AIN) e processamento de substratos de AIN, por tape casting em meio aquoso (PRAI - Síntese por combustão de nitreto alumínio)

Industry NationalCoordinator
O projecto “Síntese por combustão de Nitreto de Alumínio, AIN, e processamento de substratos de AIN por Tape Casting em meio aquoso” encerra uma abordagem inovadora a nível mundial à produção de substratos cerâmicos com base em processos de sintetização de AIN.Os principais objectivos do projecto são:? síntese por combust...

Stainless steel coating of WC particles by sputtering (POCTI/CTM/35460/1999)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
powder coating composites sputtering tungsten carbide

Structural and functional studies of the soul/hbp family of heme-binding proteins (PTDC/QUI/64203/2006)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
heme binding NMR SOUL/HBP family structure and function

Surface reactivity of TiO2-containing glasses in simulated physiological solutions (POCI/CTM/60761/2004)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
Biomaterials Surface reactivity TiO2 glasses Glass structure

Tailored Elastin-like Recombinamers as Advanced Systems for Cell Therapies in Diabetes Mellitus:a Synthetic Biology Approach towards a Bioeffective and Immunoisolated Biosimilar Islet/Cell Niche (ELASTISLET)

European ComissionPartner
ELASTISLET aims to create a breakthrough development in encapsulation technology and its use in cell and tissue therapies for the treatment of type 1 and 2 diabetes. ELASTISLET will combine leading technologies in biomaterial design, production and processing, cross-linking/grafting technology and cell therapy, to synergistically integrate them ...

The best of two worlds: Ionic liquids as Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (PTDC/EQU-EPR/104554/2008)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner
Ionic Liquids Fluoroquinolones Bioavailability Solubility related properties

TISSUE REACTOR - Development of a Bioreactor-Based Connective Tissue Production Line (TISSUE REACTOR)

European ComissionPartner
It is the aim of this project to engineer connective tissue in vitro and to demonstrate its applicability as a tissue substitute in vivo. To achieve this goal a continuous cultivation process based on a perfused fixed-bed bioreactor system and its components will be developed which allows the production of large quantities of three-dimensional (...

Titanate nanotubes photosensitization by narrow bandgap semicondutor nanoparticles (PTDC/CTM-NAN/113021/2009)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaPartner
photosensitization titanium oxide nanostrucutres narrow band gap semiconductors titanate nanotubes

Towards the improvement of recombinant proteins bioprocessing using ionic liquids (IL2BioPro)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

Towards the use of IgY antibodies as alternative therapeutics (PureIgY)

European ComissionCoordinator
Immunoglobulins (or antibodies) are molecules produced by our white blood cells; the immunoglobins recognise 'invaders' and aid in their destruction. Humans make five different classes, one of which is similar in function to IgY, an unusual antibody made by chickens. The circulating IgY accumulates in the yolk of chicken eggs. This is convenient...

Transport properties and electrochemical applications of ceria-based nanomaterials (POCTI/CTM/39381/2001)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
Nanomaterials anodes ceria condução mista

Upgrade and Expansion of the NMR Facility at the University of Aveiro (REEQ/934/QUI/2005)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
This project entailed the upgrade/expansion of the 3 existing Nuclear Magnetic Resonance-NMR spectrometers (300 to 500MHz, solids and liquids) at the University of Aveiro (UA). In 2000, the UA supported an initial upgrade of this equipment; however, many items which would enable the full use of the existing facilities in areas like solid-state N...

Using biorefinery to value cyanobacteria pigments (REFINECYANO)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator

Vapour Liquid Equilibrium of Pure Ionic Liquids and their Mixtures with Organic Solvents (PTDC/EQU-FTT/65252/2006)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
Ionic Liquids Vapour pressure Molar enthalpies and entropies of vaporization Vapour Liquid equilibrium

Publications

Efficient Extraction of the RuBisCO Enzyme from Spinach Leaves Using Aqueous Solutions of Biocompatible Ionic Liquids

Ana I. Valente, Ana M. Ferreira, Mafalda R. Almeida, Aminou Mohamadou, Mara G. Freire and Ana P. M. Tavares
2022, Sustainable Chemistry, 3, 1-18.

Magnetic polylactic acid-calcium phosphate-based biocomposite as a potential biomaterial for tissue engineering applications

José Carlos Martins de Almeida
2022, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 296, 15 February 2023.

3D NANOGROOVED LIVING PLATFORMS FOR THE AUTONOMOUS DEVELOPMENT OF VASCULARISED BONE TISSUE CONSTRUCTS

Bjorge, IM; Correia, CR; Mano, JF
2022, TISSUE ENGINEERING PART A, 28, S62-S63.

3D Printed Dual-Porosity Scaffolds: The Combined Effect of Stiffness and Porosity in the Modulation of Macrophage Polarization

Camarero-Espinosa, S; Carlos-Oliveira, M; Liu, H; Mano, JF; Bouvy, N; Moroni, L
2022, ADVANCED HEALTHCARE MATERIALS, 11, 1.

3D printed linear soft multi-mode actuators expanding robotic applications

Drury, R; Sencadas, V; Alici, G
2022, SOFT MATTER, 18, 9, 1911-1919.

3D-bioprinted cancer-on-a-chip: level-up organotypic in vitro models

Monteiro, MV; Zhang, YS; Gaspar, VM; Mano, JF
2022, TRENDS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY, 40, 4, 432-447.

A HUMAN-BASED 3D PLATFORM TO SUPPORT OSTEOSARCOMA SPHEROID INVASION IN A TRI-CULTURE ENVIRONMENT FOR DISEASE MODELLING AND DRUG SCREENING APPLICATIONS

Monteiro, CF; Custodio, CA; Mano, JF
2022, TISSUE ENGINEERING PART A, 28, S387-S387.

ADJUSTABLE CONDUITS FOR GUIDED PERIPHERAL NERVE REGENERATION PREPARED FROM BI-ZONAL UNIDIRECTIONAL AND MULTIDIRECTIONAL LAMINAR SCAFFOLD OF TYPE I COLLAGEN

Fontanilla, M; Millan, D; Jimenez, R; Mano, J; Silva, A
2022, TISSUE ENGINEERING PART A, 28, S193-S193.

ADVANCED ALLOGENEIC POROUS MATRICES FOR PERSONALIZED CELL CULTURE AND TISSUE ENGINEERING

Santos, SC; Custodio, CA; Mano, JF
2022, TISSUE ENGINEERING PART A, 28, S97-S98.

Advanced hydrogels based on natural macromolecules: chemical routes to achieve mechanical versatility

Mortier, C; Costa, DCS; Oliveira, MB; Haugen, HJ; Lyngstadaas, SP; Blaker, JJ; Mano, JF
2022, MATERIALS TODAY CHEMISTRY, 26.

Anti-Cancer Biosurfactants

In Springer (Eds.), Microbial Biosurfactants
Flávia F. Magalhães, João C. F. Nunes, Marília T. Araújo, Ana M. Ferreira, Mafalda R. Almeida, Mara G. Freire, Ana P. M. Tavares
2021, 159-196.
ISBN: 10.1007/978-981-15-6607-3_8

Cell-based soft biomaterials

Soft Matter for Biomaterial Applications
A. Sofia Silva, Lúcia F. Santos, Mariana B. Oliveira and João F. Mano
2021.
ISBN: 978-1-78801-757-2

Extending the Functionality of Marine-origin Polysaccharides Through Chemical Modification for Biomedical Applications

In Helena S. Azevedo, João F. Mano, João Borges (Eds.), Soft Matter for Biomedical Applications
João M. M. Rodrigues, Edgar J. Castanheira, Dora C. S. Costa, Djenisa H. A. Rocha, João Borges and João F. Mano
2021, 180-204, Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).
ISBN: 978-1-78801-757-2

Shaping Soft Structures Using Bottom-up Layer-by-layer Assembly Technology for Biomedical Applications

In Helena S. Azevedo, João F. Mano, João Borges (Eds.), Soft Matter for Biomedical Applications
João Borges, Cristiana F. V. Sousa, Isabel M. Bjørge, Sara Nadine, Clara R. Correia, Sónia G. Patrício and João F. Mano
2021, 444-473, Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).
ISBN: 978-1-78801-757-2

Stimuli-responsive Nanocomposite Hydrogels Incorporating Soft Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications

In Helena S. Azevedo, João F. Mano, João Borges (Eds.), Soft Matter for Biomedical Applications
Pedro Lavrador, João Borges, Vítor M. Gaspar and João F. Mano
2021, 566-593, Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).
ISBN: 978-1-78801-757-2

Animal Protein-based Soft Materials for Tissue Engineering Applications

Soft Matter for Biomedical Applications
C. A. Custódio, S. C. Santos, C. F. Monteiro, I. A. Deus, M. C. Gomes, J. F. Mano
2021, Royal Society of Chemistry.
ISBN: 978-1-78801-757-2

Recovery and Purification of (Bio)Pharmaceuticals Using (Nano)Materials

In Bentham Science (Eds.), Recent Advances in Analytical Techniques Volume: 4
Ana P. M. Tavares, Márcia C. Neves, Tito Trindade and Mara G. Freire
2020, 58-93.
ISBN: 978-981-14-0510-5

Biomedical-related applications of functionalized nanomaterials

In Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain (Eds.), Handbook of Functionalized Nanomaterials for Industrial Applications
Mafalda R. Almeida, Márcia C. Neves, Sergio Morales-Torres, Mara G. Freire, Joaquim L. Faria, Valeria C. Santos-Ebinuma, Cláudia G. Silva and Ana P.M. Tavares
2020, 205-230, Elsevier.
ISBN: 9780128167885

Purification, characterization and clinical applications of therapeutic fungal enzymes

In Pankaj Kumar Chaurasia and Shashi Lata Bharati (Eds.), Research Advances in the Fungal World: Culture, Isolation, Identification, Classification, Characterization, Properties and Kinetics
Mafalda R. Almeida, Ana M. Ferreira, João C. F. Nunes and Ana P. M. Tavares
2020, 273-320, Nova Science Publishers.
ISBN: 978-1-53617-197-6

Pets as sentinels of human exposure to neurotoxic metals

In Pastorinho MR, Sousa ACA (Eds.), Pets as Sentinels, Forecasters and Promoters of Human Health
Pastorinho MR, Sousa ACA
2020, 83-106, Springer International Publishing AG.
ISBN: 978-3-030-30733-2

Aqueous biphasic systems formed by cholinium-based ionic liquids and mixtures of polymers

In Rasmus Fehrmann, Catherine Santini (Eds.), Ionic Liquids: Synthesis, Properties, Technologies and Applications
Teresa B.V Dinis, Catarina M.S.S. Neves, Luís Barbosa, João A.P. Coutinho, Mara G. Freire
2019, 29-54, Berlin, Walter de Gruyter GmbH.
ISBN: 978-3-11-058201-7

PMMA-based bone cements with Fillers: Properties and Apllications

In Maryann C. Whythers (Eds.), Advances in Materials Science Research
B. J. M. Leite Ferreira, T. M. Santos and P. P. Lopes
2019, 1-58, New York, Nova Science Publishers.
ISBN: 978-1-53615-039-1

Application of Ionic Liquids in Separation and Fractionation Processes

In Buxing Han and Tianbin Wu (Eds.), Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Emanuel V. Capela, João A.P. Coutinho, Mara G. Freire
2019, 637-665, New York, NY, Springer.
ISBN: 978-1-4939-9059-7

Aquatic Toxicology of Ionic Liquids (ILs)

In Suojiang Zhang (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Ionic Liquids
Francisca A. e Silva, João A. P. Coutinho, Sónia P. M. Ventura
2019, 1-18, Singapore, Springer.
ISBN: 978-981-10-6739-6

Immobilization of Ionic Liquids, Types of Materials, and Applications

In Zhang S. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Ionic Liquids
Augusto Q. Pedro, João A. P. Coutinho, Mara G. Freire
2019, Springer.
ISBN: 978-981-10-6739-6

Ionic Liquids and Deep Eutectic Solvents in the Field of Environmental Monitoring

In Płotka-Wasylka, Justyna, Namieśnik, Jacek (Eds.), Green Analytical Chemistry: Past, Present and Perspectives
Cardoso I.S., Pedro A.Q., Silvestre A.J.D., Freire M.G.
2019, 203-240, Singapore, Springer.
ISBN: 978-981-13-9104-0

Use of Nanomaterials in the Pretreatment of Water Samples for Environmental Analysis

In Bhat AH, Jawaid M, O Sulliman FE, Al-Kindy SM (Eds.), Nanomaterials for Healthcare, Energy and Environment
Bernardo S, Sousa ACA, Neves MC, Freire MG
2019, 103-142, Aveiro, Springer Nature.
ISBN: 978-981-13-9832-2

Smart Instructive Polymer Substrates for Tissue Engineering

In Maria Rosa Aguilar, Julio San Román (Eds.), Smart Polymers and Their Applications
Catarina A.Custódio, Aránzazudel Campo, Rui L.Reis, João F.Mano
2019, 411-438, Woodhead Publishing .
ISBN: 978-0-08-102416-4

Urine metabolomics and proteomics in prenatal health

In Moshe Hod, Vincenzo Berghella, Mary D'Alton, Gian Carlo Di Renzo, Eduard Gratacos, Vassilios Fanos (Eds.), New Technologies and Perinatal Medicine: Prediction and Prevention of Pregnancy Complications
Duarte, D; Almeida, M.C.; Domingues, P.; Gil, A.M.
2019, CRC Press.
ISBN: 978-113-87-06149

Application of Ionic Liquids in Separation and Fractionation Processes

In Robert A. Meyers (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology
Emanuel V. Capela, João A.P. Coutinho, Mara G. Freire
2018, 1-29, New York, USA, Springer.
ISBN: 978-1-4939-2493-6

Adverse effects of Metal-based Nanoparticles on Male Reproductive Cells

Top 10 Contributions on Environmental Health
A. H. Yoshikawa, L. Possebon, S. S. Costa, H. R. Souza, A. P. Girol, M. L. Pereira
2018, 1-22, Avid Science.

Chromium: The Intriguing Element. The Biological Role Cr(III)-Tris-Picolinate: Is It Safe or Not?

In Ajay Vasudeo Rane, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal (Eds.), Microscopy Applied to Materials Sciences and Life Sciences
T.M. Santos, M. Ferreira, M. L. Pereira
2018, Apple Academic Press.
ISBN: 978-177-18-867-27

Ionic Liquids in Bioseparation Processes

In Toshiyuki ItohYoon-Mo Koo (Eds.), Advances in biochemical engineering/biotechnology
Belchior D.C.V., Duarte I.F., Freire M.G.
2018, 1-29, Springer, Berlin.
ISBN: 978-3-030-23080-7

Metabolomics in Biomaterial Research

In Roger Narayan (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering
Gil AM, Fernandes MH, Duarte IF
2018, 432-442, Elsevier.
ISBN: 978-0-12-805144-3

Microscopy Assessment of Emerging Contaminants’ Effects on Aquatic Species

In Ajay Vasudeo Rane, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal (Eds.), Microscopy Applied to Materials Sciences and Life Sciences
A. Barreto, A.V. Girão, M.L. Pereira, T. Trindade, A.M.V.M. Soares, M. Oliveira
2018, Apple Academic Press.
ISBN: 978-177-18-867-27

Mulheres e Ciência

In Zília Osório de Castro, Isabel Henriques de Jesus (Eds.), Faces de Eva - Estudos sobre a Mulher
Rolo A, Duarte IF
2018, 1-6, Húmus.
ISBN: 9770874688406

The Contribution of Light Microscopy to Study Male Reprotoxicity of Cadmium

In Ajay Vasudeo Rane, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal (Eds.), Microscopy Applied to Materials Sciences and Life Sciences
Pereira ML, Coelho J, Tavares R, Fonseca HMC, Silva V, Gonçalves PP, Garcia e Costa F.
2018, Apple Academic Press.
ISBN: 978-177-18-867-27

Monoclonal Antibodies – Addressing the Challenges on the Manufacturing Processing of an Advanced Class of Therapeutic Agents

In Atta-ur-Rahman (Eds.), Frontiers in Clinical Drug Research-Anti Infectives
Emanuel V. Capela, M. Raquel Aires-Barros, Mara G. Freire, Ana M. Azevedo
2017, 142-203, Sharjah, UAE, Bentham Science.
ISBN: 978-1-68108-488-6

Application of Chitosan Based Materials for Drug Delivery

In Guilherme Luiz Dotto, Sergio Paulo Campana-Filho and Luiz Antonio de Almeida Pinto (Eds.), Frontiers in Biomaterials: Chitosan Based Materials and its Applications
Poliana P Lopes, Nathalie B Barroca, Ana Luísa Daniel-da-Silva, Bárbara J Leite Ferreira
2017, 181-248, Bentham Science Publishers.
ISBN: 978-1-68108-486-2

Metabolómica e complexos metálicos: aliados no combate ao cancro

In Manuel A. Coimbra (Eds.), Bioquímica e Bem-Estar
Martins AS, Marques MPM, Gil AM.
2017, 77-88, Lisboa, Edições Afrontamento.
ISBN: 978-972-36-1560-9

O papel dos fitoquímicos na prevenção e tratamento do cancro da mama

In Manuel A. Coimbra (Eds.), Bioquímica e Bem-Estar
Guerra AR, Duarte, IF, Duarte MF.
2017, 63-74, Lisboa, Edições Afrontamento.
ISBN: 978-972-36-1560-9

Imunoglobulina Y (IgY): uma Alternativa Promissora aos Anticorpos de Mamíferos

In Manuel A. Coimbra (Eds.), Bioquímica e Bem-Estar
M. V. Quental, M. R. Almeida, J. Gomes, J. Resende,P. Domingues, M. G. Freire
2017, Lisboa, Edições Afrontamento.
ISBN: 978-972-36-1560-9

Aplicação de Sistemas Aquosos Bifásicos na Purificação de Biomoléculas

In Á. S. Lima and C. C. Santana (Eds.), Processos de Extração e Purificação de Biomoléculas
Á. S. Lima, N. S. O. Placido, R. L. S. França, I. O. A. Reis, M. M. Pereira, M. G. Freire
2017, Brazil, EDUNIT - Editora Universitária Tiradentes.

Laccase Properties, Reaction Mechanisms and Applications: An Overview

In Amanda Harris (Eds.), Laccase: Applications, Investigations and Insights
Ana P.M. Tavares, Cláudia G. Silva and Ana M.R.B. Xavier
2017, 1-26, Nova Science Publishers Inc.
ISBN: 978-1-53610-556-8

Antimicrobial Properties and Therapeutic Applications of Silver Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites

In Alexandru Mihai Grumezesc (Eds.), Antimicrobial Nanoarchitectonics - From Synthesis to Applications
R.J.B. Pinto, M. Nasirpour, J. Carrola, H. Oliveira, C.S.R. Freire, I.F. Duarte
2017, 223-259, Elsevier.
ISBN: 978-0-323-52733-0

Imunoglobulina Y (IgY): uma Alternativa Promissora aos Anticorpos de Mamíferos

In Manuel A. Coimbra (Eds.), Bioquímica e bem-estar
Maria Quental, Mafalda R. Almeida, Joana Gomes, Judite Resende, Pedro Domingues, Mara Freire
2017, 105-117, Edições Afrontamento.
ISBN: 978-972-36-1560-9

Biomedical Carbon Nanotubes

In Klaus D. Sattler (Eds.), Carbon Nanomaterials Sourcebook: Graphene, Fullerenes, Nanotubes, and Nanodiamonds, Volume I (Volume 1)
Diogo Mata, Maria H. Fernandes, Maria A. Lopes, and Rui F. Silva
2016, 455-489, CRC Press.
ISBN: 9781482252682

CHAPTER 8:Ionic Liquids as Efficient Tools for the Purification of Biomolecules and Bioproducts from Natural Sources

In Rafal Bogel-Lukasik (Eds.), Ionic Liquids in the Biorefinery Concept : Challenges and Perspectives
Matheus M. Pereira, João A. P. Coutinho and Mara G. Freire
2016, 227-257, Royal Society of Chemistry.
ISBN: 978-1-84973-976-4

Introduction to Ionic-Liquid-Based Aqueous Biphasic Systems (ABS)

In Mara G. Freire (Eds.), Ionic-Liquid-Based Aqueous Biphasic Systems: Fundamentals and Applications
Mara G. Freire
2016, 1-25, Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
ISBN: 978-3-662-52875-4

Chapter 5 - Environmental Fate of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles: Risks and Benefits

In Sonia Soloneski and Marcelo L. Larramendy (Eds.), Toxicology - New Aspects to This Scientific Conundrum
Asfina Beegam, Parvathy Prasad, Jiya Jose, Miguel Oliveira, Fernando G. Costa, Amadeu M.V.M. Soares, Paula P. Gonçalves, Tito Trindade, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas and Maria de Lourdes Pereira
2016, 81-112, InTech.
ISBN: 978-953-51-2716-1

Glass-Ceramics: Concepts and Practical Aspects

In Helena Cristina de Sousa Pereira Meneses e Vasconcelos, Maria Clara Gonçalves (Eds.), Overall Aspects of Non-Traditional Glasses: Synthesis, Properties and Applications
Maria Helena Vaz Fernandes and Ana Margarida Batista Silva
2016, 39-65, Bentham Science Publishers.
ISBN: 978-1-68108-207-3

Chapter 2 - The Role of Cytometry for Male Fertility Assessment in Toxicology

In Ingrid Schmid (Eds.), Flow Cytometry - Select Topics
Maria de Lourdes Pereira, Helena Oliveira, Henrique M.A.C. Fonseca, Fernando Garcia e Costa and Conceição Santos
2016, InTech.
ISBN: 978-953-51-2551-8

General Features about Glasses

In Helena Cristina de Sousa Pereira Meneses e Vasconcelos, Maria Clara Gonçalves (Eds.), Overall Aspects of Non-Traditional Glasses: Synthesis, Properties and Applications
Isabel Salvado
2016, 3-19, Bentham Science Publishers.
ISBN: 978-1-68108-208-0

Tópicos de histologia animal

In Fernando Morgado, Amadeu Soares (Eds.), Temáticas e métodos avanançados para o ensino e investigação em biologia
M. L. Pereira, H. Fonseca, N. Rodrigues, F.G. Costa
2016, Afrontamento.
ISBN: 978-972-36-1454-6

A Review on the Assessment of the Potential Adverse Health Impacts of Carbamate Pesticides

Topics in Public Health
Elsa Dias, Fernando Garcia e Costa, Simone Morais and Maria de Lourdes Pereira
2015, InTech.
ISBN: 978-953-51-2132-9

Blood metabolomics in human prenatal and newborn health studies

Global Metabolic Profiling: Clinical Applications
Pinto J, Domingues MR, Gil AM
2014, London, Future Science Ltd.
ISBN: 978-1-909453-62-3

Evaluation of beer deterioration by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry/ multivariate analyis: a rapid tool for assessing beer composition

Flavour Science: Proceedings from XIII Weurman Flavour Research Symposium
Rodrigues, J.A, Barros, A.S., Carvalho, B., Brandão, T., Gil AM, Silva Ferreira, A.C.
2014, San Diego, Elsevier.
ISBN: 978-0-12-398549-1

Biotechnology in Pulp and Paper Industry

In Shishir Sinha (Eds.), Biotechnology Volume 12: Bioprocess Engineering
Ana P. M. Tavares, Ana M. R. B. Xavier, Dmitry Evtugin
2014, 191-212, New Delhi , Studium Press LLC.
ISBN: 1-626990-27-1

Application of Oxidative Enzymes in the Treatment of Industrial Effluents

In Masood Ahmad (Eds.), Biotechnology Volume 11: Biodegradation and Bioremediation
Ana P. M. Tavares, Ana M. R. B. Xavier
2014, 191-212, New Delhi , Studium Press LLC.
ISBN: 1-626990-26-3

Thoughts on Evaluation of Heavy Metals Toxicity

Advances in Chemistry Research
Morais S, Garcia e Costa F, Pereira ML
2013, New York, Nova Science Publishers.
ISBN: 978-1-61942-336-7

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Methods for Metabolomic Investigation of Amniotic Fluid

Methodologies for Metabolomics: Experimental Strategies and Techniques
Gil AM, Graça G
2013, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.
ISBN: 9,78052E+12

Calcium phosphate bone cements

Calcium Phosphate: Structure, Synthesis, Properties and Applications
Pina S, Ferreira JMF
2013, New York, Nova Science Publishers.

New Generations of Ionic Liquids Applied to Enzymatic Biocatalysis

In Jun-ichi Kadokawa (Eds.), Ionic Liquids New Aspects for the Future
Ana P. M. Tavares, Oscar Rodríguez , Eugénia A. Macedo
2013, 537-556.
ISBN: 978-953-51-0937-2

Heavy metals and human health

In Jacques Oosthuizen (Eds.), Environmental Health - Emerging Issues and Practice
Morais S, Garcia e Costa F, Pereira ML
2012, Rijeka, InTech.
ISBN: 978-953-307-854-0

Techniques for analyzing wheat protein

In Stanley P. Cauvain, BakeTran, UK (Eds.), Breadmaking: Improving quality
Gil, AM
2012, Cambridge, Woodhead Publishing Limited.
ISBN: 0 85709 060 7

Composites of cellulose and metal nanoparticles

In F. Ebrahimi (Eds.), Nanocomposites - New Trends and Developments
Pinto, R. J. B.; Neves, M.C.; Pascoal Neto, C. and Trindade, T
2012, Rijeka, InTech.
ISBN: 978-953-51-0762-0

Intrinsically Disordered Protein Analysis.

In Uversky V., Dunker A. (Eds.), Protein Characterization by Partitioning in Aqueous Two-Phase Systems.
Mikheeva, LM; Madeira, PP; Zaslavsky, BY
2012, 351-361, New York, NY, Springer, .
ISBN: 978-1-4614-3703-1

Scaffolds de vidros bioativos para medicina regenerativa

Vidrios e Vitrocerâmicos Bioactivos: Nuevos retos hacia la medicina regenerativa
Fernandes MHV, Senos AMR, Oliveira JM
2011, Oleiros, Netbiblo.

Ionic liquids: alternative reactive media for oxidative enzymes

In Alexander Kokorin (Eds.), Ionic Liquids: Applications and Perspectives
Oscar Rodriguez, Ana P.M. Tavares, Raquel Cristóvão and Eugénia A. Macedo
2011, 499-516, Rijeka, IntechOpen.
ISBN: 978-953-307-248-7

Predicting the Thermodynamic Behavior of Water & Ionic Liquids Systems Using COSMO-RS

In Gaune-Escard M, Seddon K R (Eds.), Molten Salts and Ionic Liquids: Never the Twain?
Freire MG, Santos LMNBF, Marrucho IM, Coutinho JAP
2010, John Wiley & Sons, Inc..
ISBN: 978-0471773924

Isocyanate modified silanes as a new generation precursors in the sol-gel technology: from materials design to applications

In RE Morris (Eds.), The sol-gel process: uniformity, polymers and applications
Gerganova T, Ivanova Y, Miranda Salvado IM, Fernandes
2010, 1-25, New York, Nova Science Publishers.
ISBN: 978-1-61761-621-1

Metabonomics in Food Science

Encyclopedia of Spectroscopy and Spectrometry
Gil AM
2010, 1513-1520, Oxford, Elsevier.
ISBN: 978-0122266805

Novel Potential Molecular Biomarkers of Aquatic Contamination in Dicentrarchus labrax and Liza aurata

In N Hamamura, S Suzuki, S Mendo, CM Barroso, H Iwata and S Tanabe (Eds.), Interdisciplinary Studies on Environmental Chemistry - Biological Responses to Contaminants
Nogueira P, Pacheco M, Pereira ML, Mendo S, Rotchell M
2010, 3, 127-138, Tokyo, TERRAPUB.
ISBN: 978-4887041523

Zooplankton diel vertical migration at Andaman Sea

In CR Raghunathan, and C Sivaperuman (Eds.), Recent Trends in Biodiversity of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Pai IK, Terdalkar S, Pereira ML
2010, 113-129, Kolkata, Zoological Survey of India.
ISBN: 978-8181712523

Flow Cytometric Analyses of Sperm Functions and Genetic Integrity

In B Glantz, K Edquist (Eds.), Male and Female Infertility: Genetic Causes, Hormonal Treatments and Health Effects
Oliveira H, Spanò M, Santos C, Pereira ML
2009, 1-32, Nova Science Publishers, Inc..
ISBN: 978-1-60876-654-3

Methods for the characterization of beer by nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Beer in Health and Disease Prevention
Gil AM, Rodrigues J
2008, 935-942, Elsevier.
ISBN: 978-0-12-373891-2

Diel vertical migration of zooplankton in Andaman Sea

In Arvin Kumar & Harbhajan Kaur (Eds.), Ecology of Aquatic Insects
Pai IK, Terdalkar S, Pereira ML, Morgado F
2008, 24-51, Delhi, Daya Publishing House/Astral International (P) Ltd..
ISBN: 9788170355489

high resolution nmr tools for the analysis of beer and wine

In I A Farhat, Peter S Belton, G Webb (Eds.), Magnetic Resonance in Food Science: From Molecules to Man
Gil AM, Rodrigues J
2007, 96-104, Cambridge, RSC Pub.
ISBN: 978-0-85404-340-8

Colloidal Processing of Dense In Situ Reinforced - Sialon Ceramics From Reacting Precursor Powders

In Pandalai S G (Eds.), Colloids & Interface Research Series, Recent Developments In Colloids & Interface Research
Ferreira JMF, Xin X , Oliveira MILL
2004, 2, 91-125, Transworld Research Network.
ISBN: 9788178951331

Successful Strategies for Aqueous Colloidal Shapeforming of Nitride- Based Ceramics

In Pandalai SG (Eds.), Recent Developments In Colloids & Interface Research
Olhero SM, Oliveira MILL, Ferreira JMF
2004, 2, 65-89, Transworld Research Network.
ISBN: 81-7895-133-9

Techniques For Analyzing Wheat Proteins

In Cauvain SP (Eds.), Bread Making – Improving Quality
Gil A M
2004, 97-120, Woodhead Publishing Limited.

Application of NMR and Hyphenated Nmr Spectroscopy for the Study of Beer Components

In Webb GA, Belton PS, Gil AM, Rutledge DN (Eds.), Magnetic Resonance In Food Science - Latest Developments
P. S. Belton, A. M. Gil, G. A. Webb, D. Rutledge, I. F. Duarte, M. Spraul, M. Godejohann, U. Bruumann and A. M. Gil
2003, 151-157, Cambridge, The Royal Society Of Chemistry.
ISBN: 978-0-85404-886-1

Spectroscopy: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

In Caballero B, Finglas P, Toldrá F (Eds.), Encyclopedia Of Food Sciences And Nutrition
Gil AM
2003, 545-547, Academic Press.
ISBN: 978-0122270550

Techniques For Analysing Wheat Proteins

In Cauvain SP (Eds.), Bread Making – Improving Quality
Gil AM
2003, 97-120, Woodhead Publishing Limited and CRC Press.
ISBN: 0-8493-1762-2

Characterization and development of aqueous biphasic systems enviosioning their application in the purification of nucleic acids

Teresa Beatriz Vide Dinis
2020, supervised by Martins, Mara Guadalupe Freire, Sousa, Fani Pereira.

Platelet lysates-based hydrogels for the development of 3D models for bone cancer

Cátia Filipa Rodrigues Monteiro
2018, supervised by Catarina De Almeida Custódio, João Filipe Colardelle Da Luz Mano.

Extraction and separation of drugs using alternative solvents

Francisca A. e Silva
2018, supervised by João A. P. Coutinho, Sónia P. M. Ventura.

Suportes Físicos para Imobilização de Sistemas de Libertação Controlada de Fármacos Bioinspirados pelo Processso de Polinização

Lúcia Isabel Ferreira Dos Santos
2017, supervised by João Filipe Colardelle Da Luz Mano , Ana Sofia Matias Da Silva .

Desenvolvimento de Modelos Tumorais 3D Multicelulares como Plataformas para Testes de Novas Terapias Anticancerigenas

Luís Pedro Correia Pinto Ferreira
2017, supervised by Vítor Manuel Abreu Gaspar , João Filipe Colardelle Da Luz Mano .

Desenvolvimento de Nanomicelas Poliméricas contendo Fármacos para Diferenciação Osteogénica de Células Estaminais

Pedro Oliveira Lavrador
2017, supervised by Vítor Manuel Abreu Gaspar , João Filipe Colardelle Da Luz Mano .

Desenvolvimento de Hidrogéis Injetáveis a partir de Lisados de Plaquetas Humanas

Sara Catarina Nunes Da Silva Santos
2017, supervised by Catarina De Almeida Custódio , João Filipe Colardelle Da Luz Mano .

Formação de Agregados Proteicos na Presença de Líquidos Iónicos e a Aplicação de Simulações de Dinâmica Molecular

Ana Filipa Correia Santos Rufino
2017, supervised by Sérgio Miguel Fernandes Dos Santos , Mara Guadalupe Freire Martins .

Caracterização da toxicidade de carbamatos in vivo e desenvolvimento de um biossensor para controlo alimentar

Elsa Maria Carvalheiro Dias
2017, supervised by Luísa Alexandra Seuanes Serafim Martins Leal , Simona Rosseti .

Nanopartículas fotoativas para bio imagem ótica

Maria Clara Ferreira De Almeida Cardia Gomes
2017, supervised by Carmen Sofia Da Rocha Freire Barros , Sónia Santos .

Produção e Purificação de Anticorpos IgY com Propriedades Antimicrobianas

Marguerita Evangelho Da Rosa
2017, supervised by Mara Guadalupe Freire Martins.

Impacto Metabólico da Expressão dos Oncogenes KRAS e MYC em Murganhos com Pancreatite e Cancro Pancreático

Tatiana João Ribeiro Gonçalves Carneiro
2017, supervised by Dmitry Victorovitch Evtyugin .

Production and purification of antibodies using aqueous biphasic systems composed of ionic liquids as adjuvants

Emanuel V. Capela
2016, supervised by Dr. Mara G. Freire, Dr. Ana M. Azevedo, Prof. M. Raquel Aires-Barros.

Solubilisation of membrane proteins using ionic liquids

Rafael Neves Francisco
2015, supervised by Mara Guadalupe Freire Martins, Ricardo Simão Vieira-Pires.

Concentration of human pollution tracers with ionic liquids

Teresa Beatriz Vide Dinis
2015, supervised by Martins, Mara Guadalupe Freire, Esteves, Valdemar Inocêncio.

Estudo das alterações lipídicas induzidas por nanopartículas de prata

ELISABETE CRISTINA CORDEIRO MORAIS
2014, supervised by Iola Melissa Fernandes Duarte; Maria do Rosario Gonçalves dos Reis Marques Domingues; .

Purification of antibodies using aqueous biphasic systems

Emanuel V. Capela
2014, supervised by Dr. Mara G. Freire, Master Mafalda R. Almeida.

Purificação de anticorpos usando sistemas aquosos bifásicos

Ana Mafalda Rodrigues Almeida
2013, supervised by João Manuel Costa Araújo Pereira Coutinho; Mara Guadalupe Freire Martins.

Separation of dyes with reversible aqueous biphasic systems

Ana Maria da Conceição Ferreira
2013, supervised by Ana M. Fernandes and Mara G. Freire.

Bioproduction of polyhydroxyalkanoates from olive oil mill effluents

Francisca A. e Silva
2012, supervised by Mauro Majone, Luísa Serafim.

PMMA-co-EHA cements for osteoprostheses

Bárbara Joana Martins Leite Ferreira
2011, supervised by Rui Nunes Correia.

Síntese e avaliação biológica de novos derivados porfirínicos. (English title: “Synthesis and biological evaluation of new porphyrin derivatives”)

Dora Cristina Silva Costa
2011, supervised by João P. Costa Tomé; José Abrunheiro da Silva Cavaleiro.

Fotoinactivação de Microrganismos Emergentes Isolados de Doentes Queimados. (English title: “Photoinactivation of Isolated Emerging Microbials in Burned patients”)

Dora Cristina Silva Costa
2009, supervised by João P. Costa Tomé; Maria da Graça Neves.

Síntese e caracterização de nanoestruturas compósitas

Márcia Carvalho Neves
2008, supervised by Tito da Silva Trindade.

Aeration and Extraction in Multiphase Biological Reactors

Mara Guadalupe Freire Martins Martins
2007, supervised by João Manuel da Costa Araújo Pereira Coutinho; Isabel Marrucho.

Novos pigmentos à base de Bismuto

Marcia Carvalho Neves
2003, supervised by Tito Trindade.

Formação e transformação in vitro da hidroxiapatite e seus precursores

Barbara Joana Martins Leite Ferreira
2002, supervised by Maria Clara Ferreira Magalhães.

Patents

A dry active electrode for bio-potential monitoring

Devices National

Barbosa, Mário; Sá, Joaquim; Fonseca, José; Ferreira, Victor; Salvado, Isabel; Martins, Rui; Cunha, João; Silva, António

The present invention relates to a novel dry active type electrode to capture bio-potentials when placed in contact with the skin. The device is specially prepared for the capture of electroencephalographic signals, although it can also be used to capture other bio-electrical signals, including electrocardiographic signals (EKG) or elec...

AlN Passivation method relatively to hydrolysis, of AlN based ceramics colloidal processing in aqueous medium, and granulation of powders from those suspensions

Processes National

Ferreira, José; Olhero, Susana; Oliveira, Marta

The present invention relates to methods of passivating the surface of aluminium nitride (AlN) particles against hydrolysis reactions that occur spontaneously when this material is placed in contact with water in the vapour state and, especially in liquid state, as well as to a method of preparation stable and highly concentrated AlN ba...

Aqueous processing of cordierite-based glass-ceramics substrates with low dielectric constant

Processes National

Ferreira, José; Sen, Mei

The present  invention relates to a method of manufacturing substrates for high packaging circuitry in microelectronics, consisting of cordierite-based glass-ceramic materials, characterized by having low values of dielectric constant and dielectric loss factor, from mixtures of cordierite powder and a borosilicate glass disper...

Bioactive glass compositions, their aplications and respective prepration methods

Materials InternationalNational

Ferreira, José; Goel, Ashutosh;

The present invention relates to development of set of bioactive glasses and glass- ceramics compositions that are able to promote a fast deposition layer of carbonated hydroxyapatite upon immersion in simulated body fluid (SBF) for time periods as short as one hour. Such compositions might include fluorides, and a variety of oxides (or...

Encapsulation Process of Luminescent beryllium, magnesium, calcium, strontium or barium doped cerium (III) aluminate encapsulated with TiO2 and its usages

Processes National

Ferreira, José; Zurba, Nadia

The present invention relates to luminescent beryllium, magnesium, calcium, strontium or barium doped cerium (III) aluminates encapsulated with TiO2, which inorganic nanomaterials have new multifunctional properties, namely with antimicrobial, antibacterial and water resistance photocatalytic activity. These aluminates encapsulation pro...

Feasibility method for the production of stoneware ceramics by slip casting from clayey shales based on smectites paligorskites and sepiolites

Processes National

Ferreira, José

The present invention relates to a method for enabling the manufacture of stoneware ceramics by slip casting from clay rich sedimentary rocks comprising very fine kaolinite-based particles and other minerals from the group of smectites (bentonite, illite, montmorillonite) and the group of paligorskites and sepiolites. The pr...

Luminescent antibacterial toothpaste

Products National

Ferreira, José; Zurba, Nadia

The present invention relates to the formulation of a luminescent antibacterial toothpaste, with application in the hygiene field, oral hygiene and dentistry. This toothpaste is characterized by being chemically comprised of beryllium, magnesium, calcium, strontium or barium doped cerium (III) aluminates encapsulated with TiO2, or a com...

Materials customization method by diagnosis of biofunctionality of retinal photoreceptor cells and biomedical equipment

Processes National

Fernandes, Maria; Zurba, Nadia; Leite, Eugénio; Fredel, Márcio; Nogueira, António

The present invention relates to a new biomedical equipment and materials customization method based on the diagnosis of biofunctionality of photoreceptor cells, by performing ophthalmic tests of users chromatic vision, in an interactive and non-invasive way, in the “Integrated Cabin for Vision Clinical Analysis” equ...

Method of producing macroporous ceramics based on foaming agents action and starch gelling properties

Processes National

Ferreira, José; Lemos, Isabel

The present invention relates to a new process for manufacturing macroporous ceramics with average pore sizes greater than 100 microns and porous structures suitable for a variety of applications as bone grafts, filtration, thermal insulation, gas burners, catalyst supports, etc.The process relies on the addition of surfacta...

Photoluminescent ceramic pavement for risk and emergency areas for disabled persons and its production process

Products National

Fernandes, Maria; Zurba, Nadia; Leite, Eugénio; Fredel, Márcio

The present invention relates to photoluminescent ceramic floors, which comprise a photoluminescent layer (1) (3) (5) (7) in Figure 1 and produce the contrast with surfaces (2), (4), (6) and (8) of the non-luminescent substrates (inert). Such floors are obtained as ceramic plates, by pressing in moulds, with photoluminescent layer, fire...

Porous materials for bone regeneration, processing and uses

Materials National

Fernandes, Maria; Senos, Ana; Davim, Erika

The present invention refers to a type of porous support (or scaffold) made from a biocompatible glass exhibiting in vitro bioactivity that contains calcium phosphate, silica and network modifiers, such as MgO, K2O, Na2O, or B2O

Preparation method of polymer-based composite porous structures for tissue engineering application

Processes National

Fernandes, Maria; Vilarinho, Paula; Silva, Ana; Barroca, Natália

The present invention relates to a method for preparing composite porous structures, of polymeric matrix and inorganic filler, biocompatible and biodegradable for tissue engineering applications. In particular, the present invention describes the use of inorganic bioactive compounds of different solubility to induce and control the poro...

Reuse of aluminous sludges in the manufacture of mullite-based ceramic bodies

Processes National

Batista, João; Ferreira, José; Ribeiro, Manuel

The present invention relates to the obtainment of refractory ceramic bodies through different conformation processes, from aluminous sludge from waste water treatment plants (WWTP) of surface treatment, anodizing and lacquering aluminum industries.The sludge, as it exits the WWTP, can be used as raw material in the formulat...

Silicon-phosphorus-calcium glass with high magnesium content for biomedical applications

Materials National

Fernandes, Maria; Correia, Rui; Oliveira, José

The present invention relates to the process for obtaining a silicon-phosphorus-calcium glass with high magnesium content for biomedical applications, which is a two-phase glass with composition (wt%) 30,00% SiO2: 30,00% CaO: 22,75% P2O5: 17,25% MgO. This material has potential applications in dentistry and as a bone substitute for fill...

Ultrasonic method of manufacturing nanowires, nanostrings, nano rods and / or nano sticks of luminescent aluminates and nanostructured composites and its usage

Processes National

Ferreira, José; Zurba, Nadia

The present invention relates to a method of manufacturing new luminescent nanowires, nanostrings, nanorods and/or nanosticks of beryllium, magnesium, calcium, strontium or barium doped cerium (III) aluminates, which uses mechanical ultrasonic energy vibrations (ultrasonication), in addition to milling of precursor particles and re-firi...

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