European Union Science Olympiad 2019 For the first time, the European Union Science Olympiad 2019 (EUSO 2019) took place in Portugal, at FCT NOVA, from 4th to 11th of May 2019.
BioEng Lab researchers use food waste to produce biodegradable plastics The Biochemical Engineering Lab at UCIBIO - NOVA, led by Maria Reis, is one of the partners of the European Project YPACK that aims to scale up and validate two innovative food packaging solutions based on polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) with active properties and passive barrier to reduce food waste by prolonging food shelf life.
Maria João Ramos awarded by Royal Spanish Society of Chemistry Maria João Ramos, leader of the Computational Biochemistry Lab at UCIBIO in University of Porto, has been awarded the 2019 Madinaveitia-Lourenço Prize by the Royal Spanish Society of Chemistry, as a recognition for her extraordinary research work in Chemistry.  
Intelligent gelatin: an engineered material for smelling The Biomolecular Engineering Lab at UCIBIO in Lisbon NOVA School of Science and Technology (FCT-NOVA), led by Cecília Roque, showed that gelatin can be more than food.