Head of External Affairs
+ 351 21 446 9361
Hugo Soares is Head of External Affairs at iBET.
Daily activities are developed around 3 major axis (i) corporate marketing and communications, (iii) management of institutional projects and
funding opportunities (pre-award), and (iii) support to business development.
Hugo holds a degree in Biology from Universidade de Coimbra and obtained his PhD in Biotechnology from Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. During his PhD, contributed to streamline the development of Virus-Like particles for vaccine applications. Hugo joined iBET in 2012 as PhD student, afterwards he moved to Bayer Satellite lab where he coordinated Antibody Lead Discovery team.
His research interests includes the development of biopharmaceuticals such as vaccines, gene therapy vectors and monoclonal antibodies.