ESB students with President of Portugal at COTEC 2016

On November 22, 2016 ESB/CBQF was in Lisbon at the 13th National Meeting of Innovation COTEC represented by Prof. Dr. Manuela Pintado and PhD students of the food bioprocessing laboratory. An already award-winning paper entitled “Use Trash to Carry and Clean On" was presented and addresses the current topic of circular economy in the use of household waste for environmental and food applications. During the session the doctoral students had the opportunity to share the innovation with the President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, who posed gracefully in a selfie.