Verónica Romão

Verónica Romão is a research associate at INESC-MN and group leader of the Bioanalytical Engineering Group – BIONEER. In 2013, she has co-founded Magnomics S.A., a med-tech startup company, spin-off from INESC-MN and INESC-ID, focused on delivering a point-of-care platform for the bacterial infections diagnostics. She holds a PhD from IST-UTL in Biotechnology and has more than 16 years of scientific research experience in Portuguese top-level institutes at the bio-nanotech interface (INESC-MN, Lisbon and INL, Braga).

Her background is in the development of biosensors and key enabling technologies for the in vitro diagnostics.