The Champalimaud Foundation was created in 2004 at the bequest of the late Portuguese industrialist and entrepreneur, Antonio de Sommer Champalimaud.
The Foundation focuses on cutting-edge research and strives to stimulate new discoveries and knowledge which can improve the health and well-being of people around the world. The Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, based in Lisbon, Portugal, hosts the Foundation’s activities in the fields of neuroscience and oncology by means of research programmes and the provision of clinical care of excellence. The fight against blindness is also supported through a focused outreach programme.
In seeking to achieve significant advances in biomedical science the Champalimaud Foundation has adopted a translational methodology, which establishes a direct link between research carried out in the laboratory and the diagnosis and treatment offered in the clinic. This connection and interdependency is at the core of the Foundation’s mission to bring the benefits of biomedical science to those most in need.
More than anything, the Champalimaud Foundation works to improve the health and well-being of humanity by actively searching for solutions which can alleviate the burden of disease in individuals and in society as a whole.
Venue: Champalimaud Foundation - Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, Avenida de Brasília,1400-038 Lisbon, Portugal
26 September 2018
16h20 | Departure from the Estoril Congress Center
17h00 | Welcome to participants
17h05 | Presentation and overview of Champalimaud Foundation
17h45 | Q&A
18h00 | Visit to facilities (Laboratory área)
18h30 | Closing
18h35 | Departure to the Estoril Congress Center
19h00 | Arrival at the Estoril Congress Center