Our Valuable Team Members

Presently, ECBio’s team consists of highly specialized personnel in areas as broad as animal cell technology, biotechnology, cell biology and molecular genetics.

Pedro Cruz
Pedro CruzCSO
Pedro Cruz has a 5-year degree in Chemical Engineering, branch of Biotechnology from IST – University of Lisbon (1994), an MBA in International Businesses from the Catholic University – Lisbon (1999), and a PhD in Biochemical Engineering from ITQB – UNL (1999). Pedro was involved in the start-up of iBET’s pilot plant and worked as a researcher at Novartis-Switzerland. Has large scientific experience gained through the participation in several international research projects in the fields of viral vaccines and gene therapy as a Senior Researcher at the Animal Cell Technology Lab of iBET, including various periods abroad (Innogenetics-Belgium, GBF (now HZI)–Germany, Penn State U.–USA). He is also lecturing on bachelor and masters management courses at Universidade Atlântica – Oeiras, in the areas of entrepreneurship, strategy and project valuation. Pedro is founder and the current CSO of ECBio.