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Translational Research and Technology Transfer - About

The Translational Research and Technology Transfer Unit is responsible to provide all the support to facilitate and promote the transfer of R&D activities and pre-clinical studies to the development of clinical studies and to enhance the adoptions of best practices in the community. It is responsible for identifying perspectives and perform analysis of technology transfer, creating the conditions for contracting with industry and other stakeholders, namely intellectual property implications.

This Unit is responsible to identify opportunities and apply for external funding, namely R&D programs in the health market. Currently it is responsible for AIBILI participation in Horizon 2020 projects and supporting the other partners on administrative and legal issues. 

The Translational Research and Technology Transfer Unit is responsible for promoting AIBILI and its Centres, and is the main contact point for establishing partnership and collaborations with other institutions.

AIBILI is member of the Health Cluster Portugal (HCP) whose main objective is the promotion and implementation of initiatives and activities leading to the consolidation of a national cluster for competitiveness, innovation and technology in the health area.

AIBILI is part of the Ophthalmology sub-cluster within HCP with the aim to increase Portuguese participation in international partnerships, attract national and foreign investment in health and make Portugal an important partner in ophthalmology healthcare and research. This Ophthalmology sub-cluster brings together public and private hospitals, clinics and industry, aiming to implement outcomes of ICHOM - The International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement, as a measure of value in the provision of healthcare, as well as support the development of a clinical research network in Portugal.


Azinhaga Sta. Comba, Celas
3000-548 Coimbra

Geographical coordinates:
40º 13' 06,24" N
8º 24' 54,83" O

Telephone: +351 239 480100

Fax: +351 239 480117


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