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in Healthcare

The Center's mission is the interdisciplinary production of scientific research and technology-based innovation in health, in collaboration with international open science communities, with the aim of contributing to knowledge in health and to achieving innovative responses to current and futures in this sector, ensuring the provision of differentiated health services and products, as well as the dissemination of the knowledge it produces, in close proximity to other organizations with educational and scientific purposes, and to the community.


1 Develop health research, empirical work, communication of results, scientific debate in the community and scientific education, in contact with schools.

2Support professors, researchers, health professionals, and students in the development of research skills associated with innovation, promoting the creation of qualified employees and the development of scientific careers;

3Integration of RICH members in an international, multidisciplinary network of researchers and innovation projects in health, promoting publication in classified international journals, with peer-review.

4Close collaboration with organizations that make up the health market in Portugal, actively contributing to the scientific training of national companies, essential to their competitiveness, and to technology-based entrepreneurship in health.

5 To reinforce interaction and mobility between national and international R&D Institutions, by joining the Euraxess program, of the Science and Technology Foundation - FCT;

6Promote the European projects of “Europe of Knowledge” and “Open Science”, in collaboration with the Open Science Community Lisbon – OSCLx and the Portuguese Reproducibility Network – PtRN, contributing to the affirmation of Portuguese science in the world, complying with best practices science and ensuring free and open public access to scientific knowledge.

7Contribute to the achievement of ESESFM's mission and the notoriety of this organization.

Do you have a PhD, do you want to research and innovate in health?

Do you have a PhD, do you want to research and innovate in health?



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