Health Cluster Portugal: from knowledge to market

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ProChild CoLAB

Category(ies): Others; Public / Nonprofit Organisations; R&D Institutions


Address: Campus de Azurém; 4804-533 Guimarães; Portugal

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Keyword(s): Health, Inflamation & Immunology, Information technologies, Mental health, Research & Development

MISSION: Develop a strategy against child poverty and social exclusion, framed in a transdisciplinary scientific approach, linking the public and private sectors, promoting children’s well-being both at the economic and social levels and contributing to public policies to stand upon their rights. VISION: To be the national reference institution for the development of integrated and effective solutions to break the cycle of poverty and to promote children’s rights and well-being. OBJECTIVES • To contribute for the formulation of scientific-based guidelines and recommendations for local and public policies. • To promote corporate social responsibility in the childhood field. • To promote and disseminate knowledge about the reality of children in Portugal. • To offer scientific training and supervision to professionals and other agents in the childhood field. • To create customized, scientifically validated innovative products, services and solutions linking social intervention and digital technologies. • To develop, implement and validate intervention programs and models to break the cycle of poverty and to promote children’s rights and well-being. • To design and develop transdisciplinary scientific research projects and technological innovation in the area of child poverty and social exclusion.

Contact person

Ana Justino

Executive Director

+351 932 143 837

+351 931 801 855