25 years of Science and Innovation


LEPABE meeting 2018 - September 19th

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09:00 - Opening session

09:30– 10:30 - LEPABE thrust areas

(Adélio Mendes, Fernando Gomes Martins, Maria do Carmo Pereira, Filipe Mergulhão, Arminda Alves)

10:30 - 11:00 – Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30 - Paving the way for high-performance research institutions

(Arminda Alves, Luís Melo, Carlos Costa and External Advisory Board)

12:30 – 14:00 - Lunch and group photo

14:00 - 16:00 – R&D+I at LEPABE (part 1)


Perovskite solar cells (Luísa Andrade)

Energy storage (André Monteiro)

Electroreduction of CO2 to fuels (Cecilia Mateos)

Optimization of energy efficiency in refining processes (Vanessa Araújo)


From waste to value - CO2 capture and conversion into synthetic natural gas (Carlos Miguel)

Waste: Collaborative research and circular economy (Joana Dias)

Air Quality: From emissions to impact on health (Sofia Sousa)

Bugs as the environmental “Bimby” (Rita Lopes)

16:00 - 16:30 – Coffee Break

16:30-18:00 - R&D+I at LEPABE (part 2)


Project 2GAR - second generation amino resins (Ana Ferreira)

Biomembrane models: Relevance for the drug discovery (Joana Loureiro)

Microencapsulation: When the small becomes a big source of new solutions (Berta Estevinho)


DelNAM - an European project to fight the antibiotic crisis (Rita Santos)

Biofilm control @ BEL (Idalina Machado)

Biofouling in Water Systems: transforming Challenges into Opportunities (Ana Pereira)

18:00 - Conclusions

19:00 – Closing ceremony


Deadline : August, 3rd


LEPABE meeting 2018 will be held in Fundação Dr. António Cupertino de Miranda. It is a private, non-profit institution whose mission is to carry out educational, cultural and social activities that promote the knowledge society


Fundação Dr. António Cupertino de Miranda,

Avenida da Boavista, 4245

4150 – 639 Porto (Portugal)

GPS: N 41°9'54" | W 8° 40' 19"


How to get there by public transportation:

Take the Metro line E (purple) and leave at "Casa da Música" stop.

Take the Bus line 502 in direction to Matosinhos (Mercado) and leave at "Parque da Cidade" stop.


This event was financially supported by: project POCI-01-0145-FEDER-006939 (Laboratory for Process Engineering, Environment, Biotechnology and Energy – UID/EQU/00511/2013), funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through COMPETE2020 – Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização (POCI), and by national funds (PIDDAC) through FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia/MCTES; project “LEPABE-2-ECO-INNOVATION” – NORTE‐01‐0145‐FEDER‐000005, funded by Norte Portugal Regional Operational Programme (NORTE 2020), under PORTUGAL 2020 Partnership Agreement, through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).


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