Elvira Fortunato, vice-rector of Universidade Nova de Lisboa and scientific advisor to the European Commission, is one of the most prestigious engineers in Portugal and abroad. Her work Invisible, in the area of transparent electronics, earned her the Horizon Impact Award this year.
But the challenges in the design and manufacture of new transistors and other electronic components do not end here. Many of its innovations include paper electronics and nanomaterials. And the results are in sight. In addition to a vast number of patents, Elvira Fortunato has worked in partnership with large national and multinational companies, such as Samsung, Merck, Hovione and Navigator.
A conversation not to be missed. Watch the full interview here.