Biotechnology and Health Sector: real potential to create economic value in the Centro Region of Portugal
The Centro Region is one of the leading scientific and technological regions in Portugal.
It is also a key player, unparalleled in the country, bringing together all stakeholders working in each of the stages of the development of health related products, devices and services.
The Centro Region is a “European Reference” in the industry for diagnostic and therapeutic innovation and in leading-edge health technology on European Active Ageing Programs.
It includes institutions of all kinds: from academia and clinical research centres, public and private hospitals, pharmaceutical and imaging companies, Young Innovative Companies and SME’s involved in biotech and health technologies to contract research organisations (CROs) or higher educational institutions (universities and polytechnic institutes) and health safety authorities.