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Luz Saúde investis the most in R&D in Health Sciences

17 March 2023
Hospital da Luz Lisboa

Luz Saúde, with 3.1 million euros, is the hospital institution investing the most in Research and Development activities (R&D) in the area of Health Sciences, according to the latest Inquiry on the National Scientific and Technologic Potential (IPCTN), published by the General Directorate of Education and Sciences Statistics, which involved 83 entities.

In global terms, considering also the other two areas covered by the enquiry (basic medicine and clinical medicine), Luz Saúde is the third institution with the largest investment volume – around 8.9 million euros – immediately after the Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto (9.4 million euros) and Centro Hospitalar Universitário de S. João (9.5 million euros).

These 2021 numbers reveal a continuous increase in the group’s global effort of investment, rising from 6.9 million euros in 2020 to nearly 9 million euros.

The IPCTN 2021:

Research and innovation as strategic areas for Luz Saúde Group, are being developed and fostered by Hospital da Luz Learning Health, the company of the group promoting and developing activities of advanced training of professionals, translational research and innovation, in the areas of health care providing and management.

Hospital institutions with the highest expenditure in R&D activities in 2021

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