The Instituto Gulbenkian Ciência

As part of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, the Instituto Gulbenkian Ciência (IGC) is an institute dedicated to biological and biomedical research and innovative postgraduate training, placing science at the heart of society.

400 scientists, from 41 different nationalities, aim to understand the fundamental principles of Biology and with their ground-breaking discoveries to uncover new clues to explain how human diseases develop and how they can be treated and cured with new medication and innovative therapies.