Filipa Lourenço


Filipa graduated in biomedical sciences at University of Beira Interior (UBI, 2009) and got both her MSc (2011) and PhD (2019) on biomedical engineering at Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP). Her PhD studies were performed at i3S/INEB in Porto on the development and study of biomaterials for bone regeneration. Her main focus was to develop and study in vitro and in vivo a composite injectable material based in alginate hydrogels and hydroxyapatite.

After a 6 month period working as an R&D scientist at Fluidinova, an hydroxyapatite production company, she decided to pursue an international experience and she is currently at MERLN working as a technician.