Priscila dos Santos | MMBA
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Priscila ‘s professional experience is quite impressive.
She’s a proud married mother of two and a microbiologist, with a PhD in public policies in Innovation, Intellectual Property and Development.

Throughout her extensive scientific prowess, she has studied the architecture of collaborative networks for scientific knowledge development and the suitableness of technology in vaccines. In UPorto Innovation, she designed patent applications reports and connected prospecting business with newly developed technologies.

For the past 12 years, Priscila has worked at INPI, the official Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office where she underlined how infographic data can build value for patent information. She also coached other professionals in intellectual property affairs, both at INPI and many different universities throughout Brazil, dealt with dilemmas at public administration in Internal Affairs, and taught in private institutions such as FGV and UCP.
At Fiocruz she did R&D, quality control of vaccines, biopharmaceuticals and was of a member of the team responsible with transfer biopharmaceutical products technology between Cuba and Brazil.
Lastly, she also prepared WHO / UNICEF audit documentation to prequalify the selling of vaccines to African countries.

Priscila is, undoubtedly, a talented, sociable and hard-working individual who aims to expand her skills even more by contributing to bring innovation to the service field.
Nationality: Brazilian, Portuguese
Languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish, French
+351 910804148

Top Strengths

Changing Agent
People Centered
Service Oriented


2018 - 2018
Upintech | UPIN U.Porto Rectorate
2006 - 2018
Researcher in Industrial Property | INPI
2003 - 2006
Biotechnologist | Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) - Bio-Manguinhos
2003 - 2005
Professor Biochemistry and Immunology | Catholic University of Petropolis - UCP

Academic Background

The Magellan MBA | Porto Business School

Doctor in Sciences (Public Policy) - Innovation, Intellectual Property & Development | UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro

Master in Sciences (Microbiology) | UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro

Degree in Sciences (Microbiology and Immunology) | UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro

Future Professional Interests

Connections between Science & Industry

Product Innovation (chemical, biotechnological, pharmaceutical)

Innovation in Services

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