The Team

Gonçalo Costa

Gonçalo Costa

Executive Director

Founder and CSO at BioMimetx; Auxiliar Researcher at FCUL, working with amyloid proteins, Mass Spectrometry and proteomics

Gonçalo Costa

Executive Director

Catarina Pinto Correia

Catarina Pinto Correia

Member of the Executive Board

Lawyer at Vieira de Almeida, partner in the area of Public Law. Responsible for advising on European financing and structural funds.

Catarina Pinto Correia

Member of the Executive Board

João Rito

João Rito

Member of the Executive Board

Co-founder and CEO of SEAentia. Passionate for aquaculture. Guest professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria.

João Rito

Member of the Executive Board

Sónia Cruz

Sónia Cruz

Member of the Executive Board

Principal Researcher at The University of Aveiro, Department of Biology and CESAM. Develops research on algae eco-physiology, frequently in collaboration with SMEs companies.

Sónia Cruz

Member of the Executive Board

Vitor Vasconcelos

Vitor Vasconcelos

Member of the Executive Board

President of the Board of CIIMAR; Professor at Porto University - Biology, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Blue Biotechnology and Ecotoxicology

Vitor Vasconcelos

Member of the Executive Board

Raquel Gaião Silva

Raquel Gaião Silva

Communication officer / Advisor

International MSc in Biodiversity and Marine Conservation and has been involved in diverse blue economy networking activities

Raquel Gaião Silva

Communication officer / Advisor