Fernando CruzChief Formulation
Fernando obtained the Biology degree at Sciences Faculty of Universidade Clássica de Lisboa in 1984 in the area of Energetic Cellular Metabolism (mitochondrial biophisiology studies) and made a post degree in 1987 at Basel Biozentrum Switzerland, with the team of Prof Gottfried Schaatz in the same area.
Fernando has the Master Course in Biotechnology and Fine Chemicals at Instituto Superior Técnico de Lisboa in Molecular Genetics. Enzymology and Imunology and has the attendance of Master Course of Pharmaceutical Technology of Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa in the development of new transdermic formulations.
Fernando worked in Pharmaceutical Industry and has attended several technical training courses. We worked in areas such as Research and Development, Clinical Pharmacology Regulatory Affairs in and Pharmaceutical Technology developing formulations for new pharmaceutical products for almost than 20 years.
In 2007, Fernando began working as an independent Consultant for Pharmaceutical Industry and founded his own company in July 2008. Through this, he worked in several pharmaceutical companies as a Pharmaceutical Technology Consultant. A new collaboration began with COTEC and ISCTE in 2010, working as Scientific Consultant, being a Solver in AUDAX projects, an Executive in the CoHitec Program, and a Catalist in the MIT Portugal program.