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Biotechnology Centre of Azores


Biotechnology is at the forefront of research and technological development of modern society. The new technological options offered in almost all activities and make it fascinating needed for the sustainable development of the planet.

Examples of everyday life ranging from the manufacture of bread, diagnosis of tumors and other diseases of plants and animals, development of alternative energies, environmental remediation, development and production of new drugs, identification, isolation and gene transfer in and between species, to decoding the human genome.

The offer of a degree in four years that the foundations of fundamental biological processes are transmitted in a multidisciplinary and where students are guided in the search for "knowledge", will the training of technicians able to meet the challenges ahead.

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