Fostering Computational Biology Research and Innovation in Lisbon (OLISSIPO )

Type: International Project Project

Duration: from 2021 Jan 01 to 2023 Dec 31

Financed by: Horizon 2020

Prime Contractor: R - INESC-ID Lisboa (Other) - Lisboa, Portugal

The OLISSIPO project aims at enhancing the competences in Computational Biology at INESC-ID and developing it into an international pole of excellence. The objectives are:1) Enhance INESC-ID research profile and innovation competence in Computational Biology; 2) Provide training to staff and Early Stage Researchers to build a critical mass at the interface of computer science and health research; 3) Establish a leading pole of excellence in Computational Biology in Europe; 4) Support regional initiatives under the SMART specialization strategy for Lisbon and Portugal; and 5) Strengthen and expand the collaborative network between the Twinning partners.


  • ETH (University) - Zurich, Switzerland
  • European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) (Other) - Heidelberg, Germany
  • INRIA (Other)
  • R - INESC-ID Lisboa (Other) - Lisboa, Portugal

Principal Investigators