Dr. Cláudia Silva

Bluepharma and LUZITIN

Cláudia Silva has a Degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences (2003) and a PhD in Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Technology) by the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra since 2008.

In 2008, she joined the R&D group at Bluepharma, Indústria Farmacêutica, SA and since 2009 she worked as the Head of the Research Department. In this 9 years of work in the pharmaceutical industry she gained experience in the areas of pharmaceutical technology, drug delivery, project planning, project management of collaborative R&D projects, knowledge management and RDI management. She also participated in the preparation and planning of 10 QREN project proposals, 6 FP7 project proposals, 10 Horizon 2020 project proposals and 3 Portugal 2020 project proposals. She is co-author of 16 peer-reviewed papers in international journals and co-inventor of a patent.

Currently she is the Head of Research and Innovation of Bluepharma and the COO/deputy CEO of Luzitin.

She complemented her educational and professional training with nationally or internationally certified courses in the areas of Quality Assurance and Management, such as: Executive Training Programme in General Management (Porto Business School), Audit Training (ISO 9001, NP 4457, ISO 14001, OSHAS 18001), Innovation Management Executive Training (COTEC) and Technology Based Entrepreneurship Training (University of Coimbra).

She is also an independent expert for the evaluation of Horizon 2020 project proposals in the area of Innovation management.