The Serra Henriques Foundation, the city of Oporto and the Portuguese Order of Physicians are the institutional partners of this international event, which features the participation of four hundred young investigators within the biomedical sphere, from twenty-five different countries.

The congress takes place in the University of Porto between the 13th and the 16th of September and it will gather world-class scientists who will present major discoveries in five different areas: Internal Medicine, Neurosciences, Oncology & Molecular Biology, Physiology & Immunology, and Surgery.Alongside the missions of governments and universities, the Serra Henriques Foundation intends to be an institution that is agile in the creation of network synergies and to promote public policies within the spheres of the qualility of life of both people and the environment.

Through the collaboration with the Directorate-General for Health, Faculties of Medicine and Hospital Centers, the Foundation supports the organization of conferences, congresses, research centers and the dissemination of good practices in Public Health.