Verónica Romão, PhD

INESC Microsystems & Nanotechnologies

Verónica Romão is graduated in Biotechnology Engineering and since 2009 holds a PhD in Biotechnology from IST-UTL. In 2009, she was hired by the International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL, Braga) has team member of the Nanodevices group.
In 2013, she has co-founded and was the head the R&D of Magnomics S.A., a med-tech startup company, spin-off from INESC-MN and INESC-ID, focused on delivering a point-of-care diagnostic tool for bacterial detection and identification.
Presently, at INESC-MN, she is group leader of the Bioanalytical Engineer Group (Bioneer), working to provide biomolecular solutions for current sensing technologies, bridging the gap between biotech and nanotech.