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Support Services

Researchers at ITQB NOVA can profit from the excellent support services. A list of the major services available on site is provided in this section.

For information on administrative and infrastructure support services available to ITQB NOVA researchers and students please see Organization of the Institute.




Funding & Projects

The Science Funding Office and the Planning & Management Office help to support researchers along the whole process of research funding, from finding opportunities and providing help in the application process, to managing projects.

Contact: Margarida Trindade ( and Lurdes Conceição (

Available only for inhouse researchers


Technology Transfer

The Technology Transfer Office supports ITQB NOVA Researchers in all Innovation projects and contracts related with Knowledge and Technology Transfer having as major goal the translation of ITQB NOVA Research to society with a positive impact in the life of citizens.

Contact: Marta Ribeiro (

Available only for inhouse researchers


Lab Manager

The ITQB NOVA Lab Manager coordinates the purchase and maintenance of scientific equipment for the institute. Besides establishing efficient and professional purchase procedures, the Lab Manager supervises common scientific equipment and supports researchers who need to acquire laboratory instruments.

Contact: Paula Chicau (  

Available only for inhouse researchers



Teaching Laboratory

The Teaching Laboratory is designed and equipped to support the teaching activities of the Institute in areas ranging from Biochemistry to Genetics.
You can also rent this space for teaching and other activities. Please download the rules, prices and form (only available in Portuguese)

Contact: Teresa Baptista da Silva (

Available both to ITQB NOVA and outside researchers




The Library is located in the main building (2nd floor).

Access ITQB NOVA’s library online.

Contact: Isabel Murta (

Available only for inhouse researchers


Health and Safety

Health and Safety at ITQB NOVA comprises the Safety Committee and Floor Coordination (SFCC) and the Healthcare. The main objective of SFCC is the promotion of safe and healthy working conditions throughout ITQB NOVA; to provide counselling and/or training on demanded subjects and assure that all research activities are compliant with legal obligations concerning to Health and Safety at Work, Environmental Protection and Emergency awareness. ITQB NOVA Healthcare department includes Occupational Medicine and General Practice.

Contact: Helena Matias (

Available only for inhouse researchers



Washing Rooms

The washing rooms team provides support to all research groups in decontamination, washing, preparation and sterilization of laboratory equipment.

Contact: João Carita (

Available only for inhouse researchers

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