Organized by the students for the students, this meeting is an opportunity for ITQB NOVA PhD students to present and discuss their work with each other and with other ITQB NOVA scientists. In 2023, around 55 students presented their work.

This meeting will address several scientific areas and sessions will distribute students’ presentations according to their PhD project theme. The students considered for oral presentation have 15 minutes plus 5 min for questions and discussion. For students presenting posters, the poster should be vertical and the dimensions should be A0 (841 x 1189 mm).

This 3-day meeting will be back next year!


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Abstract submission for students

Poster and Oral presentation

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Registering open until October 6th

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ITQB NOVA PhD Programs

A PhD student at ITQB NOVA is part of the research staff. Integrated in research groups. PhD Programs at ITQB NOVA include a limited period of classes, where students from different labs contact each other and together with established researchers learn about different scientific topics and research lines, develop technical and transversal skills, and discuss their current and future paths.


ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier is a scientific research and advanced training institute of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa.The ITQB NOVA is located in the Town of Oeiras, at the Tagus river mouth, just outside Lisbon. Since 1996 it has occupied a building inside the campus of the National Agricultural Station, an R&D institution of the Ministry of Agriculture.

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