About the Congress

The Organizing Committee is proud to present the 3rd edition of the International Congress in Health Sciences Research: Towards Innovation and Entrepreneurship that will be held from 14th to 16th November 2019 at the Faculty of Health Sciences of University of Beira Interior, in Covilhã (Portugal), under the thematic of “Trends in Aging and Cancer”. We extend a warm invitation to all participants who are interested in attending this event and sharing their research in these fields.

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The 3rd  edition of the International Congress in Health Sciences Research presents an excellent opportunity to academic and industrial experts interchange knowledge and build new networks with young and senior researchers, improving the discussion of new scientific ideas. This event will focus in recent advances in biomedical research about aging and cancer. Major topics in discussion will focus on the mechanisms underlying the onset  and progression of neurological and neurovascular diseases as well as cancer, mechanisms of action of novel therapeutic drugs, innovative diagnostic and treatment approaches in brain disorders and tumours.

Moreover, an entrepreneurship approach will also be explored through the participation of several companies.

We hope that this Congress, and the ideas here presented, may beneficiate the understanding of aging process and the most recent advances in cancer therapy, bringing new alliances and providing new opportunities to product development. We look forward to welcoming you to Covilhã in November 2019. This pleasant city is located in the wonderful region of Serra da Estrela Natural Park, providing an amazing scenario for an outstanding scientific discussion.

Come to Covilhã, to explore the science and enjoy the nature!

Previous Editions

II Congress in Health Sciences Research 2017

May, 2017, Covilhã

The second edition of the International Congress in Health Sciences Research: Towards Innovation and Entrepreneurship took place in May 2017. Biotechnology was the chosen thematic for this debutant edition, which was complemented with a special focus on entrepreneurship and the communication between academic research and enterprises. Covilhã was awarded with the presence of many international and national investigators, which gave insightful perspectives of their scientific work. The scientific program was very interesting, allowing young and senior researchers to discuss important questions and share different challenges. Social activities were organized in parallel, providing a relaxed environment for Researchers to interact outside the scientific debate.



I Congress in Health Sciences Research 2015



The first edition took place in November 2015. Endocrinology and Neurosciences were the chosen thematics for the beginning of the project that today is perpetuated. Covilhã was honored with the presence of several international and national researchers, who shared their experiences and scientific knowledge. Scientific programs were of great relevance to both young researchers and seniors, allowing both parties to discuss important issues and share difficulties, always with a view to filling them.