Blue Business Development

Blue Business Development platform has the mission to promote the transfer of knowledge to business partners, fostering the uptake of new discoveries, and to promote collaborations that lead to the development of new technologies, products and services.

The BLUE BUSINESS PLATFORM aims to be a facilitator in the following processes:
– Searching for innovative solutions to business needs, through consultancy or collaboration
– Building of partnerships to make available our expertise and facilities to support your research needs
– Promotion of entrepreneurship and start-up business creation
Integrated in the Science and Innovation Office of CIIMAR, the BLUE BUSINESS PLATFORM supports knowledge-based value creation, contributing to the competitiveness and sustainability of the blue economy.

Principal Investigator
Administrative Services
Research and Innovation Strategy and Funding

Susana Moreira is PhD in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Porto in 2005. She coordinates the Science and Innovation Office at CIIMAR. She has more than ten years of experience linked to marine related research and innovation management under regional, national and European funding schemes. She has significant working experience in the development and implementation of activities related with monitoring, dissemination and exploitation of R&D results and public policy support. She also works as liaison officer with different actors (e.g. public authorities, funding agencies, academia and research centres, industry, maritime clusters) and represents CIIMAR in several national and European forums. Lecturer of the course of Integrated Ocean Management of the Marine Sciences – Marine Resources MSc Degree, at Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, University of Porto, Portugal. She has 20 publications in international peer-reviewed journals

Access to Ecosystems
Analytical Chemistry
Aquaculture and Animal Experimentation
Biodiscovery and Biorefinery
Culture Collections
Genomics and Proteomics
Hazardous and Noxious Substances