In June we celebrate our 25 years with 25 sardines to explain 25 projects

ineb25_smallJune 12 to 30, 2014, Bom Sucesso Market & Manuel António da Mota Foundation, Porto

To celebrate our 25th anniversary we are organizing several public events, concentrated in the month of June 2014, under the motto ” Biomedical Engineering in a Quarter of Ideas”.

I invite everyone to visit the Bom Sucesso Market, from 16 to 30 June, 2014, in Porto, where we explain 25 of our projects using sardines, the symbol of our St. John festivities. At that time we are also organizing a cycle of public debates, steered by national public figures, on topics of general interest from Biomedical Engineering, such as human enhancement, the role of technology in health care and in immortality.

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Futuring: Superhumans

superhumansLisbon, Portugal, March 26, 2013

Pavilhão do Conhecimento

This evening was about human enhancement. In a society that values performance, how far can/should we go in order to become faster, more efficient, more intelligent? Does enhanced mean better? Which superpowers would you like to have?

The pre-release screening of the documentary “Fixed: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement“, by Regan Brashear was exhibited and followed take by a round table discussion with the director, along with national and international scientists.

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