The Health Sciences Research Centre is a research structure integrated in the Faculty of Health Sciences
of the University of Beira Interior.
The mission of CICS is to promote high quality scientific research in biotechnology, as well as in biomedical, clinical, and epidemiological areas and to contribute towards health education of the local population.
The two research groups, congregate research interests in the areas of "Hormones and Inflammation" and "Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences".
Although the Centre is not a degree conferring body, PhD and MD researchers of CICS work in close collaboration with the
Faculties and Departments of UBI in the following Master and Doctoral programmes: