BIAL distinguished with “Bartolomeu de Gusmão” Award
Established by the Ministry of Justice, in collaboration with the National Industrial Property Institute - INPI
BIAL was distinguished with the “Prémio Bartolomeu de Gusmão”, for the “Technological Innovation” category, awarded by the Portuguese Ministry of Justice in collaboration with the National Industrial Property Institute (INPI). This award is intended to recognize the merit of the people and institutions which have excelled in the Industrial Property field.
The award was delivered to Prof. Patrício Soares da Silva, as responsible for the R&D area, in a ceremony held in Lisbon, last November 15.
BIAL is the largest Portuguese pharmaceutical company and holds the only two innovative medicines developed in Portugal. Over 25 years of strong investment on R&D, BIAL has synthesized 12,000 new molecules and submitted more than 1000 patents.