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IBILI - Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences is a research Institution of the Faculty of Medicine – University of Coimbra
and relies on excellent clinical and laboratory facilities as well as
on a highly skilled and multidisciplinary scientific staff. IBILI is an
internationally recognized centre of excellence for research in health
sciences. Particular strengths include research in Vision Sciences.
IBILI is evaluated regularly by an independent panel from “Fundação para
a Ciência e Tecnologia” (FCT)
and has been judged as “Excellent” in 1999, 2004 and 2008 evaluations.
IBILI fosters an environment for research, education and training that
promotes a multi-disciplinary approach to health sciences, crossing
traditional boundaries between Medicine, Biology and Engineering.
Integration between basic and clinical research is essential for the
advance of modern health sciences and IBILI commits a major effort to
support such integrated research programmes.