Mission

To promote, coordinate and support activities in the areas of clinical and translational research (CI&T) and biomedical innovation, contributing to the optimization of Portugal’s clinical, scientific and technological potential.

Vision

AICIB aims to be a national and European reference as an entity capable of creating the essential conditions to stimulate clinical research and biomedical innovation in Portugal.

Objectives

To Carry out activities of national interest in financing and promoting IC&T and biomedical innovation through support for its development and internationalization.

Streamline R&D activities and cooperation between health care units, other health institutions (DGS, IPS, ACSS, SPMS, INSA, among others), scientific and academic institutions, and the various stakeholders involved in the process. The aim is to synergistically stimulate their potential, increasing value for society, patients, the health system and the training of health professionals in IC&T.

To Promote a scientific culture and the creation of economic value in the area of health, ensuring its sustainability and the adoption of best practices established nationally and internationally.

Constitution /
Organization Chart

AICIB

General Assembly

Presidente

António Rendas

Vice-presidente

José Paulo Esperança

Secretário

António Faria Vaz

Fiscal Council

Presidente

Emília Alves

Vice-presidente

Miguel Andrade

Revisor Oficial de Contas

João Careca

Direction

Presidente

Catarina Resende Oliveira

Vice-presidente

Teresa Machado Luciano

Vogal Executiva

Patrícia Calado

Vogal

Elsa Branco

Vogal

Maria João Queiroz

Advisory Board

Presidente

Helena Canhão

Vice-presidente

Luis Taborda-Barata

Outros membros

AICIB’s Constitution and By-Laws

Resolution of the Council of Ministers – Authorization for the constitution of AICIB – Agency for Clinical Research and Biomedical Innovation and the Statutes of AICIB are available for consultation in the Republic’s Diary.