Hamamatsu Photonics

A Japanese manufacturer of optical sensors (including photomultiplier tubes), electric light sources, and other optical devices and their applied instruments for scientific, technical and medical use.

Doric Lenses

Doric Lenses Inc has its own global brand of photonics hardware for life sciences. Our light sources and their modulators, fiber-optic rotary joints (1×1, 1×2, 2×2, 1×4, electro-optical, liquid-optical, assisted joints), as well as our brain implants, set standards in optogenetics. Our miniaturized fluorescence microscope for behavioral studies of freely moving animals is the only such microscope capable of combining calcium imaging and optogenetics.


Linde Portugal, Lda

Linde Healthcare is a global business unit within The Linde Group, dedicated to pharmaceutical and medical gases.


The Ultragene Company, Ltd., is engaged in the Distribution, Marketing, Installation and Technical Assistance for laboratorial equipment and products, focusing in Research and Experimentation using animal animals. Ultragene is a distributer for Tecniplast, IWT, Dycem, Star Oddi and others.


Pioneer in videotracking analysis system, the Company Viewpoint exists since 25 years.
The state of the art in automated behavior analysis :
• Hundreds of systems sold all over the world,
• Continuous development to adapt to customer’s requests. Activity :
• Computer assisted measurements
• Animal facilities equipment.
Our products :
• Custom-made for special applications,
• VIDEOTRACK : rodents behavior in various mazes – PHENORACK : rodents behavior in home cage
• GAITLAB automated catwalk analysis,
• VIGIE PRIMATES behavior on primates and dogs – MARLAU Cages : standardized enrichment


Carl Zeiss is a provider of microscopy products for life sciences and materials research. Throughout the world the name of Carl Zeiss stands for the highest quality and reliability. Carl Zeiss Microscopy is part of the Carl Zeiss group, a leading organization of companies operating worldwide in the optical and optoelectronical industry.



Leica Microsystems

Leica Microsystems is widely recognized for optical precision and innovative technology, the company is one of the market leaders in compound and stereo microscopy, digital microscopy, confocal laser scanning and super-resolution microscopy with related imaging systems, electron microscopy sample preparation, and surgical microscopy.


F1000Research is an Open Science publishing platform for life scientists, offering immediate publication and transparent refereeing, avoiding editorial bias and ensuring the inclusion of all source data.



MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software. MATLAB®, the language of technical computing, is a programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualization, and numeric computation. Simulink® is a graphical environment for simulation and Model-Based Design of multidomain dynamic and embedded systems. The company produces nearly 100 additional products for specialized tasks such as data analysis and image processing.



Champalimaud Foundation

The mission of Champalimaud Foundation is to develop programmes of advanced biomedical research and provide clinical care of excellence, with a focus on translating pioneering scientific discoveries into solutions which can improve the quality of life of individuals around the world.



FCT Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

FCT supports the scientific community in Portugal through a range of funding schemes, tailored for individual scientists, research teams or R&D centres. Through its funding schemes, FCT supports graduate education, research and development, establishment and access to research infrastructures, networking and international collaborations, conferences and meetings, science communication and interactions with industry.