The Discoveries Centre´s activities will include:

Performing fundamental research on regenerative and precision medicine with a focus on the following research areas:

  • Stem Cells Engineering
  • Advanced Molecular Therapies
  • Biomarkers and Advanced Medicinal Products
  • Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering approaches
  • Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery
  • Screening, Bio-imaging and Advanced Micro-technologies
  • Disease and Tissue Models
  • Systems Medicine

Developing pre-clinical and translational research aiming at developing new therapeutic approaches for human disease, namely:

  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Cardiovascular disorders
  • Neurodegenerative disorders

Implementing training and education programs for PhD students and Post-doc fellows through multidisciplinary training schemes that support translational research projects and promote transnational collaborations between academia and businesses.

Commercial translation, development of new services and consulting in health care innovation