Project W|inove - it’s a grape idea selected the winner at the Acredita Portugal Competition The project W|inove - it’s a grape idea, developed by FARMA|inove, and Luís Magalhães and Marcela Segundo, researchers from UCIBIO at FF-UP, was selected the winner of the Acredita Portugal Competition - category New Ideas. W|inove presents an innovative method, which is more sustainable to perform the wine analysis by the wine makers. The project has been distinguished among 18 thousands project applications on this competition, the largest entrepreneurship competition in Portugal.  
Office paper is successfully used as a quick test for bacterial detection A study published last monday at Scientific Reports: Nature Publishing Group concludes that office paper can be used as a sensor for electrochemically active bacteria detection.  
UCIBIO will be at the National Biotechnology Festival Researchers from UCIBIO will be present at the National Biotechnology Festival on the 10th and 11th of April. UCIBIO and other several portuguese scientific institutions in the biotechnology field demonstrate the relevance, excitement and wonder of biotechnology to students, teachers and general public at the Pavilion of Knowledge. It is an excellent opportunity to know how biotechnology affects our daily lives, throughout more than 40 hands-on activities.  
Video Highlight features on B&B website following UCIBIO and CENIMAT joint publication The long lasting collaborating project between the Nanomedicine Group, led by Pedro Viana Batista from UCIBIO, and the Materials for Electronics, Optoelectronics and Nanotechnologies Group, led by Elvira Fortunato and Rodrigo Martins from CENIMAT-I3N, has recently been given further recognition with the publication of a video abstract