João Cordeiro da Costa was nominated for European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology

Pulmonologist and researcher at ciTechCare, João Cordeiro da Costa, has recently joined the international non-profit organization that intends to assess and accredit continuing medical training activities in the area of Pulmonology, according to very strict quality criteria, through assessments, e-learning sessions, live educational events, mobile apps or training center in respiratory medicine. Born in Leiria, the researcher and also Director of the Pneumology service of the Hospital Fernando Pessoa, in Gondomar, has been developing studies in several areas of expertise such as asthma, sleep medicine, lung function studies, bronchiectasis, pleural techniques or bronchoscopy. With his name in several articles and

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The current Industrial Revolution and some of its implications – opinion article

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is changing the way we act, our sense of privacy, our perception of ownership and even our consumption patterns.  The new era of technological evolution is characterized by the use of augmented reality, artificial intelligence, blockchain or machine learning technology which threaten a set of current jobs.  Rafael Pinheiro, post-doctoral researcher working on the development of algorithms of artificial intelligence, mathematical modeling and control consider that “every revolution generates transformation and need for adaptation” and it is important to “move forward confidently towards a new technological era”.  +INFO: https://www.diarioleiria.pt/edicoes (edition 12 October 2022) 

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Funding and innovation – Campus 5 O’Clock Talk

Talking about funding and innovation requires an extensive knowledge of the opportunities around us and the conditions someone can ask for financial support.  Vítor Ferreira, General Manager of Startup Leiria, came to the last session of Campus 5 O’Clock Talk to share his expertise on this theme, what brought a

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