Health and Lifesciences

Agência para o Investimento e Comércio Externo de Portugal


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Health and Lifesciences 

Health and Lifesciences

We develop medicines


Portugal has developed two medicines from scratch: Zebinix for epilepsy and Opicapone for Parkinson disease. New Portuguese medicines are ready to improve your well-being.


But we go beyond medicine development.


For your health, we develop sophisticated genetic testing which diagnose rare diseases and we create software which allows to treat patients more effectively.


Portuguese investigators are awarded year after year for their breakthroughs in areas such as neurology, oncology, degenerative diseases or pathology, thus contributing to the cure of thousands of illnesses.


In the delivery of health care, Portuguese clinics, hospitals and pharmaceuticals differentiate by supplying clients with turnkey solutions that allow providing the best medical care in every corner of the world.


We train top health professionals. Portuguese surgeons, physicians and nurses all over the world have a daily impact on the health of millions of people.


In the pharmaceutical, hospital construction, biotechnology, medical devices, e-Healh and R&D industries, we bring it to life.


Health Cluster Presentation

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