Image CICECO is organizing a free workshop about Artificial Intelligence for Materials
21 February 2024

CICECO is organizing a free workshop about Artificial Intelligence for Materials

This workshop counts on an international and prestigious panel of speakers. The registration process is mandatory for attendance, and the event is open to all scientific community members, with priority given to CICECO members.

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Image  Paula Vilarinho moderates roundtable at Jornadas de Materiais 2024
21 February 2024

Paula Vilarinho moderates roundtable at Jornadas de Materiais 2024


The vice-director of CICECO, Paula Vilarinho, is moderating the roundtable with companies at the Materials Conference. This type of event is essential for promoting interaction among students, researchers, and industry professionals.

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Image Rui Novais interviewed about cork by The Washington Post
20 February 2024

Rui Novais interviewed about cork by The Washington Post

Rui Novais's collaboration came from a contact by the journalist author of the article, Marta Vidal, while working for the American newspaper, after she had read one of several articles written by the researcher at the Aveiro Institute of Materials (CICECO) on cork.

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Image João Rocha's work is part of
30 January 2024

João Rocha's work is part of "50 objects of knowledge" exposition, from UA

The article published in Nature in 1994 is one of the items included in the exhibition "50 Objects of Knowledge," which will be on display in the Noble Hall of Teatro Aveirense from January 30 to March 31. And "Lokelma", too. 

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Image CICECO YOUNG RESEARCHER AWARDS 2023: Maxim Ivanov talks about his journey
30 January 2024

CICECO YOUNG RESEARCHER AWARDS 2023: Maxim Ivanov talks about his journey

Maxim's fascination with science began in childhood, leading him to establish a personal laboratory at home. Currently, he is a junior researcher and leads the direction of advanced BioMicroElectromechnical systems for hard tissue engineering.

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Image INTERVIEW: João Mano's work highlighted at UAlinhas
24 January 2024

INTERVIEW: João Mano's work highlighted at UAlinhas

In an interview with Linhas, released on December 15, 2023, on the occasion of UA's 50th anniversary, João Mano spoke about his journey, specifically highlighting the importance of the five ERC Grants he obtained for his research career.

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Image CICECO YOUNG RESEARCHER AWARDS 2023: Augusto Pedro talks about his journey
23 January 2024

CICECO YOUNG RESEARCHER AWARDS 2023: Augusto Pedro talks about his journey

Augusto Pedro is driven to be a scientist to uncover solutions to societal challenges. He is a Junior Researcher at CICECO since 2021, under the FCT/CEEC agreement and he works with ionic liquids to the development of more efficient and sustainable manufacturing technologies for biopharmaceuticals.

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Image CICECO YOUNG RESEARCHER AWARDS 2023: Flávio Figueira talks about his journey
17 January 2024

CICECO YOUNG RESEARCHER AWARDS 2023: Flávio Figueira talks about his journey

Flávio Figueira became fascinated by science because of science fiction. He hoped that one day his research would be behind the creation of the new reality. Currently, the scientist is a researcher at the University of Aveiro, where he has been working on the preparation of new Metal-Organic Frameworks.

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Image CICECO YOUNG RESEARCHER AWARDS 2023: Paula Barbosa talks about his journey
10 January 2024

CICECO YOUNG RESEARCHER AWARDS 2023: Paula Barbosa talks about his journey

Paula Barbosa used to watch the Cosmos series by Carl Sagan with her dad, and she also immersed herself in physics through various science books. For the researcher, contributing to society and the planet through work with energy holds great importance. Currently, Barbosa serves as an Assistant Researcher.

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Image Interview: Nicolas Schaeffer was awarded with an ERC starting grant
19 December 2023

Interview: Nicolas Schaeffer was awarded with an ERC starting grant

Nicolas Schaeffer, a Junior Researcher at CICECO since 2019, was awarded an ERC starting grant, to set up a research group to design and implement a new class of solvent to improve the selectivity of lanthanide separation compared to traditional solvent extraction. Nicolas answered some questions about this important recognition of his work.

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