BIOTECnico Workshop

A joint workshop of the BIOTECnico and AEM (Applied and Environmental Microbiology) FCT PhD programs is held every year to foster the interaction of the PhD fellows and the scientific community.


2nd Joint Workshop

The 2nd Joint Workshop was held at IST (South Tower, Room QA02.1), on the 15th and 16th of February 2017.

2nd Joint Workshop Group Photo

2nd Joint Workshop Group Photo

All sessions were open to the public. The full program and news related wit the event can be found in the links below.

Program: 2nd Workshop Program

News: 2nd Workshop

Plenary Lectures

Creating new scale down routes to help speed translation of bioprocessing research to full scale application”

Michael Hoare, Biochemical Engineering, University College London, London, United Kingdom.


“The influence of interspecies interactions on antibiotic susceptibility of polymicrobial biofilms”

Tom Coenye, Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Ghent University, United Kingdom.


“Engineering of carbon and redox metabolism in yeast for bioethanol production”

Jack Pronk, TUDelft, The Netherlands.


“Lessons from Lactobacilli

Willem M. De Vos, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, and Helsinki University, Finland.



1st Joint Workshop

The 1st Joint Workshop was held in Lisbon at IST (South Tower, Room Qa1.1), on the 21st and 22nd of January 2016.

1st worshop_Group Photo

1st Joint Workshop Group Photo

All sessions were open to the public. The full program can be found in the link below.

1st Workshop Program


Applications will be opened between March 12th and Abril 13th, 2018. The 4 best candidates will be given a 4-year PhD mixed scholarship (one year abroad) funded by FCT.
Molecular and Cellular Biology | Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering | Functional and Comparative Genomics | Upstream and Downstream Processing | Computational and Systems Biology | Biosensors and Nanotechnology | Synthetic Biology | Molecular Bioengineering