New UCIBIO project will build Portuguese biotechnological database for marine animal venoms and toxins The Sea Tox research lab at UCIBIO in FCT-NOVA, led by Pedro M. Costa, is coordinating the MARVEN project to build the foundations for a permanent, dynamic and ever-evolving database of marine animal toxins from the Portuguese coast, being devised from the start as a direct tool to meet the needs of industrialists and other societal stakeholders.
Technology developed by UCIBIO researchers awarded with “The Best of Technological Portugal” Award Aqua in Silico, startup launched by researchers from the Biochemical Engineering Lab (led by Maria Reis) at UCIBIO - FCT NOVA, has been awarded “The Best of Technological Portugal” Award, in the “Software” category.  
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.