Breakthrough in breast cancer treatment targeting cancer stem cells

The discovery suggests that the presence of nucleolin in breast cancer stem cells may indicate which cells are highly tumorigenic. A team of researchers from the University of Coimbra, through the Center of Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC) and the … Continue reading

Portuguese Biotechnology Companies in USA

PRESS RELEASE The largest event dedicated to biotechnology, BIO International Convention, started yesterday in Philadelphia, Pensilvania, holding a strong Portuguese delegation of nine companies. In a worldwide sector that originates half of innovative drugs, and supported by Biocant Technological Park … Continue reading

TREAT U at Portugal Ventures’ grand opening in Berlin

In collaboration with Leonhard Ventures and Betahaus, Portugal Ventures has established an office in Berlin. This new location aims to help showcase its existing portfolio companies to the German venture capital community. Berlin is their 4 international office, adding up … Continue reading

Portuguese Biotechnology in Paris

Some of the most promising Portuguese biotechnology companies were present in BIO-Europe Spring, one of the largest partnering conferences in Europe, that held 1,367 companies, 2,383 attendees and over 12,439 partnering meetings. This year, Portugal sent 10 companies, together with BIOCANT and P-BIO. For three days, … Continue reading