i3S is a transdisciplinary research institution devoted to research and innovation in the Health Sciences. The institute – a consortium headed by the U.Porto that results from a long-term collaboration between IBMC, INEB and IPATIMUP – gathers internationally renowned scientists offering a wide range of competences in basic, translational and clinical research. Therefore, our researchers are able to tackle complex health questions within three integrative programs: Cancer, Host Interaction and Response, and Neurobiology and Neurologic Disease.
i3S research is also empowered by a strong and comprehensive structure of more than 13 technological platforms from which we highlight the BioImaging, the Proteomics, the Animal Facility, the Biointerfaces & Nanotechnology, Genomics and Biosciences Screening, among others. Guided by a strong social and ethical commitment, i3S has around 1000 collaborators developing multiple approaches with the main objectives of promoting health and transferring the generated knowledge to society through the establishment of partnerships and scientific collaborations with Health-related Industries.