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TERI - Telemonitoring patients in process of decompensation

Professor Miguel Castelo Branco's research focuses on a telemonitoring support system for patients who may be in the process of decompensation in various locations, from emergency to admission to the outpatient clinic as well on carriage.
The project is in a partnership between the University of Beira Interior and the Cova da Beira University Hospital.



Professor Sandra Soares introduces her laboratory LABEXPORAD (Laboratory of Studies of Radon Exposure Effects) dedicated to the study of radon concentrations in air, water, and also on the ground. Radon, a radioactive and noble gas, poses a health risk when inhaled in enclosed spaces as it mixes with the ambient air, presenting a significant threat to human health.
This research aims to verify the effects on humanity and nature through laboratories, practical workshops, and many initiatives.



How does a young woman studying architecture feel?
In this video, professor Patrícia Santos Pedrosa introduces W@ARCH, a project that seeks to identify, expand, and consolidate knowledge about Portuguese women architects.
W@RCH is fighting oblivion, expanding the history and the characters and the works and the paths that are part of that history, on the one hand, in the context of architecture. But also explain, reinforce, and expand the idea that it is a profession where women and men can be and contribute.


From Fossil to Forest FF2F

What is the future of packaging?
Professor Joana Curto's research focuses on the development of innovative packaging similar to paper but differentiated with barrier properties. The final goal is the placement of pqackages that are commonly referred to as plastics, through the use of biomass from the forest.



In this video, Professor João Pereira introduces EcoSensHeal, a groundbreaking research project in Materials Science and Engineering.
The project's main objective is developing multifunctional structural composites with self-sensing and self-healing capabilities. These innovative materials find applications in various industries such as aeronautics, automotive, wind energy, and others.
All this based on recyclable and reusable materials that can have a second life when the original part reaches the end of its useful life.


Cidade intermitente

Professor Rita Ochoa introduces us to the "Cidade intermitente" project, which challenges conventional forms of urban planning by promoting sharing instead. In a post-COVID context, the focus is on creating more flexible and adaptable cities, encouraging creativity and active participation.


Processamento de imagem e tecnologias multimédia

Professor António Pinheiro talks about image processing and multimedia technologies to provide immersive and richer experiences.


Energy Transfer

The Energy Transfer Project, developed at the University of Beira Interior, focuses on analyzing the load diagram of electricity demand and investigating strategies to make it more homogeneous. The aim is to make the energy transition more effective, bringing benefits to both the environment and society’s economy.


Barriers of the Brain

The Barriers of the Brain Project, developed at the University of Beira Interior, focuses on examining the brain's barriers both as a protective structure against harmful substances and in optimizing drug absorption for neurological diseases within the brain itself. The goal is to enhance the effectiveness of therapies for the treatment of neurological conditions, including both tumor metastases and neurodegenerative diseases.



An innovative DNA vaccine that brings a great impact on the health, economy and society.
The Miracle Project, developed at the University of Beira Interior, is based in the area of health biotechnology and focuses on obtaining DNA vaccine based on the minicircular DNA molecule to prevent and treat viral diseases such as cervical cancer.
Thanks to international collaborations and innovative needle-free delivery approach, vaccination would become more economically and globally accessible.


Tourism and Endogenous Products

The Tourism and Endogenous Products Project focuses on promoting the local cuisine, emphasizing the use of endogenous products, both for strategic tourism and cultural preservation. It targets emerging markets and aims to investigate how these authentic ingredients influence tourist decisions, contributing to regional tourism development. By showcasing the gastronomic culture and its significance in the region's identity, it aims to attract more visitors and tourists, fostering sustainable growth.


Universidades Cívicas e Sustentáveis

Professor João Leitão's research focuses on civic and sustainable universities, with a new conceptualization based on innovation, governance, and sustainability.
He aims to transform universities into impactful entities for society, economically, environmentally, and socially. Leitão has worked on various projects, including promoting an entrepreneurial mindset and sustainable water management, and is a co-founder of a spin-off at UBI MEDICAL developing a molecule to delay Parkinson's disease.
His future goal is to establish a sustainable university certification for international recognition.


Eco-materiais para o sector da construção

Professor João Castro's research focuses on eco-materials for the construction sector that uses CO2 waste.
The goal is to make the construction sector more sustainable and environmentally friendly.


Restart and Circular Start

Professor Arminda Paço and her team are working on two Erasmus+ funded European projects, "Restart" and "Circular Start," focused on promoting entrepreneurship within the circular economy.
For "Restart," the aim is to inspire young university students to create circular businesses through a teaching platform and application support. In the case of "Circular Start," the objective is to engage external stakeholders in developing an integrated circular economy entrepreneurship model. Ultimately, the goal is to boost circular businesses, encourage young entrepreneurs, and promote sustainable product development, aligning with the 2030 agenda.



The European Yscript project intends to develop a platform integrated messenger RNA production. It will allow the production of different RNAs for different therapeutic applications, which brings benefits to health, society and the economy.

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