Research on exercise training for lung cancer patients was awarded with Dr. Eduardo Esteves Pinto prize 

After being distinguished with the best oral communication at the 1st Portuguese Congress in Lung Cancer, in October 2022, the study entitled “Home-based preoperative exercise training for lung cancer patients undergoing surgery: A feasibility trial” was recognized again at the 1st Iberic Thoracic Surgery Meeting, from november 25 to 27, with the Dr. Eduardo Esteves Pinto prize. This study was presented by ciTechCare researcher Pedro Machado and was elected as the best oral communication of the event.  Besides Pedro Machado, Joana Cruz and Sara Pimenta, this work resulted in a joint collaboration between researchers from University of Coimbra and healthcare

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Projet microBioS is the number one winner of the Knowledge Circle Voucher Contest

microBioS, a ciTechCare project, whose purpose is to face the global problem of antimicrobial resistance, was awarded with the first prize of the Knowledge Circle Voucher Contest, last November 25, at the 1st Industry Open Day of Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave (IPCA).  By coincidence, the prize was announced on November 18, which is the European Antibiotic Awareness Day. This is an important milestone for the researchers, by seeing the recognition of their project as a suitable solution in this important day, since antimicrobial resistance is currently responsible for nearly 1 million deaths per year.  The winning project, led

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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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