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LABIOMEP: Porto Biomechanics Laboratory


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Brief description

LABIOMEP is a Competences Centre of the University of Porto devoted to the study of biomechanics. It comprises ten faculties and three interface institutes currently engaging common efforts and research studies in this topic.The main objectives of the laboratory is to promote and encourage academic formation, research, development and innovation in the domains of biomechanics, by means of an interdisciplinary approach and cooperation with the University of Porto, healthcare providers and industry. Furthermore, providing services to the community, ensuring a successful transfer of knowledge, technology and services is also the objective of LABIOMEP.In terms of LABIOMEP’s lines of intervention, it has been focused on the technical and scientific support in research and development projects, promote and share knowledge and techniques in the domains of biomechanics and providing services that meet customer’s needs, whether particular or healthcare providers. To do so, it has a wide range of state of the art equipment, scientific and technical personnel, and years of expertise in biomechanics.With more than 30 partners (both national and international), almost 200 scientific publications each year, as well as 50 master and doctoral students (both national as foreign) receiving their degree each year, is the materialization of the University of Porto’s efforts in creating a valuable and useful Centre for the scientific, healthcare and industrial community.


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Rua Dr. Plácido Costa, 91

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Contact person

Pedro Fonseca

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Last edited on

2015-10-01 15:32:36

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