H2020 Marie-Sklodowska-Curie Actions


The ProteinConjugates is an innovative science & training program that aims to develop new site-selective bioconjugation methodologies that explore natural proteinogenic amino acids and their use to build protein conjugates for the treatment of serious conditions such as cancer or reumathoid arthritis, by providing advanced training to the next generation of excellent European researchers.

Funding European Commission, Horizon 2020
Call/Topic MSCA-ITN-2015-ETN
Project ref. 675007
Title A training network for the chemical site-selective modification of proteins: Preparation of the next-generation of therapeutic chemically-defined protein conjugates
Start date 1 November 2015
Duration 36 months
Total cost EUR 2 542 771,03
Project Coordinator Gonçalo Bernardes
Project Beneficiaries Instituto de Medicina Molecular (iMM), Portugal
iMed.ULisboa, Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
University College London, UK
Universidad de la Rioja, Spain
The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge, UK
Institut Curie, France
Universitat Wien, Austria
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der Wissenschaften EV, Germany
Project Partners Pharmamar SA, Spain
Hovione SA, Portugal



FOIE GRAS links extensive expertise in liver diseases, metabolism research, gut-liver crosstalk and science in society, hosted in distinguished universities and academic institutions, together with biotechnological companies and one patient’s association, located in Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Czech Republic, Poland and Portugal. Early stage reserachers will have access to this inter/multidisciplinary expertise, timely technology transfer know-how and international exchanges within an excellent training programme.

Funding European Commission, Horizon 2020
Call/Topic H2020-MSCA-ITN-2016
Project reference 722619
Title Bioenergetic Remodeling in the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Start date 1 January 2017
Duration 48 months
Total cost EUR 3 202 196
Project Coordinator Paulo Oliveira
Project Beneficiaries Centro de Neurociências (CNC), Portugal
Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Fyziologicky Ustav Akademie Ved Ceske Republiky Verejna Vyzkumna Instituce, Czech Republic
Universita Degli Studi Di Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Instytut Biologii Doswiadczalnej Im. M. Nenckiego Polskiej Akademii Nauk, Poland
Universidade Do Porto, Portugal
Institut National De La Sante Et De La Recherche Medicale, France
Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche, Italy
Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen Deutsches Forschungszentrum Fuer Gesundheit Und Umwelt, Germany
Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Spain
Project Partners APDP-Diabetes Portugal
micro-biolytics GmbH, Germany