Portugal local organizers

International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL)

Lorena Dieguez

Isabel Machado

Marta Oliveira



The event will be held in Braga at International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory- INL the 2nd of February from 9:30 AM to 12:15 PM.

Adress INL, Avda. Mestre José Veiga s/n, 4715-330 Braga, Portugal

  • Fátima Cardoso, Breast Unit Director at the Champalimaud Clinical Centre
  • Paulo Freitas, Deputy Director General, International Iberian Nanotechnology , INL
  • Lars Montelius, Director General of INL, ETPN representative
  • João Nuno Moreira CNC – Center for Neurosciences and Cell Biology, FFUC – Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra
  • Raquel Seruca, Epithelial Interactions in Cancer Group Coordinator at i3S

9.30 – 10.00: Regitration and Coffee

10.00 – 11.15

  • Lars Montelius – Welcome: Nanomedicine at INL and presentation of the European Technology Platform on Nanomedicine (ETPN)
  • Raquel Seruca – E-cadherin mutations in cancer: new methods of diagnosis and new molecular partners for treatment
  • Fátima Cardoso – Nanotechnology in Oncology: dream or reality
  • João Nuno Moreira – Treat U: targeting unmet medical needs with nanomedicine based strategies

11.15 – 11.45: Questions and Answers

11.45  – 12.15 : Private meeting of Speakers with the Press and Parallel poster session with coffee break


The press conference was opened to journalists and public and almost 160 people attended. It resulted in a fruitful discussion between the public and the various speakers composed of researchers, clinicians and entrepreneur.

Media coverage

The press coverage was good and diverse 

Gallery event