20 years of Science and Innovation


Most of LEPABE’s laboratories and office spaces are located at the Faculty of Engineering of Porto (Chemical Engineering Department – 1000 m2, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department – 130 m2). In addition, there also laboratories at INESC TEC - 150 m2, UPTEC – Centro de Inovação – 200 m2, School of Engineering / Polytechnic of Porto – 200 m2, and the School of Technology and Management / Polytechnic of Viseu – 200 m2.


The laboratories of each Research Group of LEPABE include:


Processes, Product and Energy

Membrane Separations – E202


Processes Systems Engineering

Modelling and Simulation – E117, E209 and E219

Magnetic Separation Processes – E304A


Supramolecular Assemblies

Nanotechnologies – E204A

Proteins and Cristallization – E204B

Micro-encapsulation – E204C





BEL - Bioengineering Lab – E007, E008

Marine and Food Biotechnology – F301


Environmental Sciences and Technologies

Environmental and Trace Analyses – E201, E106

Environmental Microbiology – E009B

Water Treatment – E203A

Air Treatment – E205 and Pilot Plant R001

Residues Valorization – F203, E-146

(1) Chemical Engineering Department;    (2) Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department;    (3) Pilot Plant;


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