01 Apr 2019

Vítor Vasconcelos elected executive director of BLUEBIO ALLIANCE

Professor Vítor Vasconcelos was elected executive director of the BLUEBIO ALLIANCE platform.


During the General Assembly of the Blue Bio Alliance that took place at CIIMAR on the March 29th, Professor Vítor Vasconcelos, Director of CIIMAR, was elected executive director of the Blue Bio Alliance.


 The BLUEBIO ALLIANCE is a national network that includes all subsectors of the marine bioresources value chain in Portugal. It ranges from raw material producers, R&D units, to biotech SMEs, transforming centers and manufacturers, public sector entities and support companies, up to the final consumer product developers. This platform aims to organize this value chain, to foster its relations and dynamics, leveraging its SMEs growth and accelerating their internationalization by increasing their outreach and exportations, leading to more jobs and value creation for Portugal.