Vera Moura completed her BSc degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences and her PhD in Pharmaceutical Technology from the University of Coimbra, Portugal, in the area of targeted therapies in Oncology. She is co-author of three patents granted in USA, 2 PCTs currently under evaluation and of scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals. She was awarded with the best thesis award 2011 (2nd place) from the Portuguese Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences (SPCF) and the Spanish-Portuguese Local Chapter of Controlled Release Society (SPLC-CRS). As co-author of the project Smart Medicines, she was awarded in the Entrepreneurship contests “Arrisca Coimbra 2009” and “Idea to Product 2010 (I2P)”. She has collaborated with the Tech Transfer Office from the University of Coimbra as a Manager for Science and Technology and was Mentor in the Iberian Entrepreneurship Course CEBT 2011, with the University of Coimbra, University of Beira Interior and University of Aveiro, CEC/CCIC (Conselho Empresarial do Centro / Câmara de Comércio e Indústria do Centro), and Castilla y Leon: Universidad de Salamanca, Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, Fundación Universidad de Valladolid e Universidad de León. Her research work has led to the creation of TREAT U, a spin-off company from the Center for Neurosciences and Cell Biology from the University of Coimbra, from which she is co-founder and current CEO.