The project “Devices based on mesenchymal stem cells as inducers of immunosuppression in the contect of allogeneic pancreatic islet transplantation”, led by the researcher Mariana B. Oliveira, was awarded one grant in the field of Technologies for Diabetes in the call “Grants and Awards 2022” from the Portuguese Society of Diabetology. The proposed concept is within the scope of the doctoral plan of Ana Rita Sousa.