Summer internships

1.    Melek Kaya, “Controlled drug release from hydrogels for contact lenses” (Graduation in Pharmacy, Istanbul University - Faculty of Pharmacy), Student Exchange Programme  - International Pharmaceutical Students Federation, July 2015). Supervisor: A.P. Serro (EM).

2.    Diane Ling, “Characterization of hydrogels for ophthalmic lenses” (Graduation in Pharmacy, University Kebangsaan Malaysia - Faculty of Pharmacy, Student Exchange Programme - International Pharmaceutical Students Federation, July 2016). Supervisor: A.P. Serro (EM).

Institutional human resources growth

​D. Silva, A. Topete and A.P. Vieira had research grants from the project.  The first two are now PhD students (with funding from other sources) and work on subjects within the scope of the project. 

Kristin Gudnason had a PhD grant from the project and Svetlana Solodova a Post-doc grant.

A.P. Serro won a 5-years position as Principal Researcher at EM (start in September 2015), within the program IF2014 from FCT. The success of the project and the fact of being its Principal Investigator shall have contributed indirectly to that.