SurfSAFE project

Focused on the field of surface modification and biofilm analysis, necessary to enable development of tailor-made antifouling and antimicrobial, non-toxic surfaces inspired by nature

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5 months ago

We're thrilled to share the exciting news that Francisca Sousa Cardoso, a member of the SurfSAFE team at U. Porto, has been awarded an individual PhD Research Studentship in the latest national FCT call! 👏 👩‍🔬 Francisca's doctoral research will center on the development of graphene composites to combat biofilm formation and encrustation in ureteral stents, in collaboration with Laboratório Associado LSRE-LCM.Congratulations, Francisca! Wishing you abundant success on this remarkable journey! 😊🎉 #surfsafe #biofilms #graphene #PhD #feup #LEPABE ... See MoreSee Less
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7 months ago

📅 On the 24th of November, Professor Luciana Gomes and Professor Filipe Mergulhão participated in the Brokerage Event “Surfaces Engineering to Mitigate Microbial Contamination in the Food Industry” held at CECOLAB Association – Collaborative Laboratory Towards Circular Economy.📌 Approximately 15 people attended this event, with representation from the food industry companies Queijaria Ferreira da Estrela, Fumeiro de Seia, and Queijaria Flor da Beira.👩‍🏫 The event kicked off with a presentation by Professor Luciana Gomes, and it was succeeded by a round table discussion moderated by the president of CECOLAB. The panel comprised Professor Filipe Mergulhão and representatives from the invited companies in the food industry. Thank you to all the participants and FEUP INOV Unit - Europe for its contribution to organizing this event! 👏 #SurfSAFE #microbialcontamination #foodindustry #FEUP #LEPABE ... See MoreSee Less
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Meet our Scientific Team

The consortium of this project brings together a multidisciplinary team of experts