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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Acronym: Dep.Quím.Bioq. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry  - Abre numa nova janela
Person in Charge: Nuno Mateus
Mission: The mission of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, according to the new statutes of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto, is:  
  • to provide quality education in Chemistry and Biochemistry as well
    as in all its undergraduate and post-graduate degrees;
  • to expand, disseminate and promote scientific and cultural knowledge
    as well as technological development through the research activities of its members, researcher associates and students in the areas of chemical and biochemical fundamental research
  • to provide services to the community.
The DQB is recognized as a center of excellence in teaching and science/technology research, providing an environment that encourages high quality innovation and graduating exceptionally qualified professionals for the modern employment market. In addition, several partnerships with national and international companies allow students to receive training in a work environment to prepare them for future careers.
Chemistry and Biochemistry are the basis of technological innovation and progress in many areas of modern society. They will play a decisive role in developing solutions to the major problems of our days (environmental pollution, food scarcity, renewable energies, new diseases, etc.) and in establishing a sustainable society.

The DQB offers comprehensive interdisciplinary training, providing students with the tools to pursue a professional career in numerous fields: 
  • Agrochemistry
  • Cheminformatics
  • Clinical Analyses
  • Commercialization of Products and Equipment
  • Consulting
  • Consumer Products Industry
  • Conventional and Renewable Energy
  • Environmental Science and Technology
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Geochemistry
  • Laboratory Analyses
  • Management  of R&D and Innovation
  • Materials
  • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Petrochemistry and Catalysis
  • Polymers (cellulose, paper, plastics)
  • Scientific & Technological Research
  • Teaching
  • Technology and Biotechnology
  • Wastewater Treatment
E-mail: dqb.sec@fc.up.pt
Phone: +351 220 402 653/351 220 402 655/351
Address: Rua Campo Alegre 687, s/n
Postal Code: 4169-007
Location: Porto
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