ResearchSummit2020 is the most important event taking place at Univ. of Aveiro related with the research activities in the institution.

The 3rd edition of the Research Summit was held fully remotely from 24-26 June, and the main topic was Sea and Sustainability. More information in https://www.ua.pt/researchsummit/2020/

Day 2 and 3 was attended by more than 800 participants, along 7 simultaneous virtual rooms each day, where 641 PhD students from 48 doctoral programmes presented their works. All pitches were evaluated by an independent jury and results could not have been better for our group: Our PhD students are distributed among three different Doctoral Programs, and the winners in those three programs are all from the COMPASS Research Group:

-Isabel Bjørge, in the session of the PhD program in Materials Science and Engineering with the presentation “Groovy

-Sara Nadine, in the session of the PhD program in Biochemistry with the presentation “Dynamic Microfactories Encapsulating Cells for Bone Tissue Engineering

-Pedro Lavrador, in the session of the PhD program in Biotechnology with the presentation “Dynamic Control across Adaptable Hydrogels and Engineered Cell Assemblies

Congratulations to Isabel, Sara and Pedro!!

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