NOVA Science & Innovation Day 2023

On November 21, 2023, the NOVA Science & Innovation Day 2023 was held at Reitoria da Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Like other UNL CoLABs, CoLAB TRIALS had a presence with a booth, providing an opportunity to showcase our contributions to entrepreneurs within the UNL/NMS community. During this event, we unveiled, for the first time, our Medical Device Classification Tool.

AEFFUL Annual Conference

On November 17, 2023, Catarina Madeira participated in the AEFFUL Annual Conference and served as one of the speakers on Panel III, addressing the theme “Research: which directions to take? What directions await us?” This two-day conference provided an opportunity to delve into discussions on the challenges confronting future healthcare professionals, as well as topics such as pharmacological and technological innovation, artificial intelligence, digitization, and health data.

PMI Portugal Annual conference

This year marks the 20th anniversary of PMI Portugal. The annual conference occurred on October 12th and 13th, 2023, and CoLAB TRIALS had the opportunity to be one of the sponsors, emphasizing our commitment to professional project management. Our team, including members from our associates Nova Medical School and Hospital da Luz-Learning Health, attended the conference and gleaned insights from experts, staying abreast of the latest trends in project management.

4th CHRC Annual Summit

This year, the 4th CHRC summit took place in Évora. We were fortunate to attend the two-day event, seizing the significant opportunity to learn, share knowledge, and strengthen valuable partnerships with all these incredible teams, including those from two of our associates: Nova Medical School and the University of Évora

CoLAB TRIALS’ team attended the 2nd Hospital da Luz research Congress on April 21

It was focused on strategies to increase the activity dedicated to clinical research in hospital context. Experts discussed practical problems and strategies to increase the volume and quality of research in a hospital. Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and the European Health Data Space also had their place in the programme, as well as an update about the ongoing research projects at Luz Saúde and the Hospital da Luz network, in the areas of preventive medicine and early diagnosis, precision medicine, outcome research and computational medicine and imaging.

CoLAB TRIALS participated in the CoLAB 2022 annual meeting

Our CoLAB participated in the panel “The Digital Transformation: the beginning of a new era”.  In this meeting the evolution of CoLABs activities was discussed together with its integration on the regional ecossystem dynamics, during the transition to a new base funding cycle, under the scope of Missão Interface and Plano Nacional de Recuperação e Resiliência (PRR).


CoLAB TRIALS team is attending the workshop series of the Capacitation Program for technological infrastructures promoted by ANI, through TECH4INNOV project, on the 17 th and 28 th of November and 15 th of December 2022.

ANI | EDE-X Évora | 7 de novembro

CoLAB TRIALS participated in the EDE-X – Spaces for Entrepreneurial Discovery, organized by ANI, in the PACT Alentejo, in Évora on the 7 th of November. This is a cycle of participatory events aiming at involving the entire innovation community in the construction of an operational governance model of the National Strategy for Intelligent Specialization (ENEI 2030).

NMS hosts excellence in clinical research at CHRC Summit

CHRC is the FCT research unit of CoLAB TRIALS which attended the 3 rd Annual Summit on the 3 rd and 4 th of November 2022 at Nova Medical School. Check out the excellent invited speakers and CHRC researchers awarded with scientific prizes.

NMS acolhe uma dezena de start ups que ambicionam mudar o futuro da saúde

CoLAB TRIALS team attended the Welcome Networking Cocktail with EIT Health InnoStars Partners at Nova Medical School on the 2 nd of November 2022. It was an outstanding opportunity to establish sound connections with Innostars ecosystem mainly with Corporate, Investors, and Startups.

CoLAB TRIALS celebrated the International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD) attending to two important events

– international conference organized by ECRIN on the 17 th of May, covering the relevant topic “Recruitment in Clinical Trials”
– national conference organized by AICIB in partenrship with Infarmed, PtCRIN and our associates: APIFARMA and EUPATI-PT, in Porto, on the 19 th of May.