About Us

About the Hardware Platfom

The mission of the Champalimaud Foundation's Hardware Platform is to provide all kind of support in the electronic and mechanical field to support Champalimaud Research at individual, group and program levels.

It provides the full pipeline of hardware development from requirements specification and analysis, design, development, implementation, validation procedures and test execution. It also handles diverse services, including 3D printing services, day-to-day support, training and management of both Electronic and Mechanical Workshops.

The Platform also aims to increase investigators efficiency by controlling costs and reducing redundant efforts.

Addressed areas:

  • Circuits design
  • Mechanical design
  • Automation

  • Robotics
  • Embedded systems
  • Scientific data acquisition

  • Assemblies
  • Precision machining
  • 3D printing

About the Champalimaud Research

The goal of Champalimaud Research is to perform world-leading fundamental and translational research. Current research work is focused on the fields of neuroscience, physiology and cancer. Champalimaud Research hosts three programmes that explore the core research areas of the Foundation:

  • Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme;
  • Champalimaud Physiology and Cancer Programme;
  • Champalimaud Experimental Clinical Research Programme.

We share our work

The Hardware Platform supports open source developments and share the work done with the research community.

We share our expertise, techniques, tools and ideas with the goal of contributing to the worldwide research community.

If you find any of this designs useful or require additional or customized ones, feel free to contact us. We are able to provide the design files and/or the devices already assembled and ready to use.