NOS Alive and IGC

Ciência, Música e Arte juntam-se todos os anos, no festival de música NOS Alive.

The partnership between the IGC and Everything is New, the organizer of NOS Alive music festival, aims to bring science closer to society and to raise funds for scientific research. This unique partnership, established in 2007, is a good example of how the private sector and society in general may contribute to the progress of research.

During this major music and art event, the main activities in the IGC stand have been speed-dating with scientists, DNA extraction from strawberries, molecular cooking, Biodiversity and Evolution games, and bio-art and photo exhibitions. Every year, around 45 IGC volunteers make these activities possible. On average, we receive more than 1000 visitors per year.  


NOS Alive – IGC Fellowships

Everything is New also generously supports the IGC with 2 NOS Alive-IGC research fellowships per year in different fields, such as Biodiversity, Genetics, Evolution, Computational Biology and Microbiology. These fellowships are for young graduates wishing to pursue scientific careers. 

Since 2009, over 450 young graduates around the country have applied to these fellowships.







Updated on 06 july 2022

NOS Alive - IGC Fellows

2019  Margarida Cardoso and Beatriz Filipe
2018  Joana da Silva and Beatriz Mourato
2017  Alexander Marta and Francisco Pauperio
2016  Ana Eugénio and Tiago de Zoeten
2015  Margarida Araújo and Patrícia Santos
2014  Tiago Maié and Gonçalo Matos
2013  Helena Teixeira and Filipe Vieira
2011  Célia Rodrigues and Diogo Santos
2009  Sam Viana and Francisco Freixo
2008  Alexandre Leitão and João Alves

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