Faculty of Biotechnology


  • Disciplinary proficiency based on bioengineering, microbiology and nutritional sciences
  • Research activities focused on the agro-food and environmental areas and their interfaces with health and well-being
  • Emphasis on teaching and learning through research and on development of technical as well as soft skills
  • Strategic partnerships with industry (ca. 170 companies in the last 5 years) and the scientific community (local, national and international)
  • Brand new facilities and high-tech resources
  • Strong involvement in scientific and education networks (130 partners from 50 countries in the last 5 years) and in over 100 national and international R&D+I projects
  • Internationally recognised Research Center (a National Associate Laboratory since 2004) spanning three major focus areas: Environment & Resources, Food & Nutrition and Biobased & Biomedical Products - visit website at http://www.cbqf.esb.ucp.pt/
  • Visit the Faculty of Biotechnology's website here http://www.esb.ucp.pt/en/come-study-in-porto (in english) and here http://www.esb.ucp.pt/ (in portuguese)