November 9th and 10th, University of Aveiro

ANI and the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) are organizing the second edition of the Annual Meeting of Collaborative Laboratories (CoLABS). The event will take place with physical attendance in the University of Aveiro Campus, between November 9th and 10th, and will be transmitted via live streaming through ANI's Youtube channel.

The 2nd Anual Meeting of Collaborative Laboratories aims to promote and monitor the activities and progressive evolution of the 35 CoLAB currently recognized, as well as their development in the context of regional, national and European research and innovation strategies. This 2nd edition of the initiative also commits to debating the role of the CoLAB in the dynamics of innovation, job creation and qualified employment in Portugal.

The event will be chaired by the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor, and will count on the presence of Joana Mendonça, President of ANI, Helena Pereira, President of the FCT. This second edition will also feature the participation of a vast array of companies, political decision-makers and international experts.

All sessions will be held entirely in English and livestreamed through the following links:

  • November 9th, Plenary Sessions + Parallel Sessions: Materials, Circular Economy and Urban Sustainability, Health, Climate, Space and Oceans, Digital Transformation and Communication Systems. Click here;
  • November 9th, Parallel Sessions: Agri-food, Energy and Sustainability; Biodiversity and Forest, Social Services and Tourism. Click here;
  • November 10th, Plenary Sessions. Click here.

ANI is the entity that accompanies the implementation of the research and innovation agenda of all CoLAB. The process of recognition of the Collaborative Laboratories is assured by the FCT.

Find the event's full programme here.

Check out the 2021 CoLABs Report here.

Learn more about the CoLAB here.

Revisit the first edition of the Annual Meeting of Collaborative Laboratories here.

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