The Carbohydrate Chemistry Group offers its facilities and expertise as a Centre of Excellence of Euroglycosciences Forum (Euroglycoforum, partner 40), which was approved for 2009-2014 by the ESF - Research Networking Programme.


Membership at PCBNet - Stem Cells, Prion Proteins and Alzheimer's Disease: A Prion Chemical Biology Network, Sheffield, UK, since 2011 (group leader);

Research Network (BC/FCT)

Membership at the research network entitled “Valuation of Portuguese Salvia species in terms of food quality and funcional food production”, approved by The British Council Convenium/Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia with The University of Sheffield, 2008-2009 (group leader).