Felix Carvalho elected President of the EUROTOX EUROTOX, the Federation of European Toxicologists & European Societies of Toxicology, elected a new executive committee for the period 2018-2020, during the 2018 Brussels Congress held September 2-5.
Cláudia Fernandes awarded Best Poster Award at PEPMAT2018 conference Cláudia Fernandes presented a poster “Affinity triggered hydrogels with tailored properties” in the Third International Conference on Peptide Materials for Biomedicine and Nanotechnology, PEPMAT2018, which took place in London between 16 and 18 July.  
Beatriz Coelho awarded the FEMS Best European Master Thesis Award Beatriz Coelho, PhD student at the Nanomedicine Lab, was distinguished with the FEMS Master Thesis Award, attributed for the first time by the Federation of European Materials Societies (FEMS).
Aqua in Silico - Improving wastewater treatment plant efficiency Bárbara Almeida, Jorge Santos and Pedro Cardoso, UCIBIO members from the Biochemical Engineering Lab, participated in the 1st edition of HiTECH2018 with the project Aqua in Silico.