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TAKE A LOOK BACK AT THE 2017 EDITION (18-24 June 2017).
Which was held in Figueira da Foz (Hotel Mercure), Portugal.


  • 118 participants (excluding accompanying guests)
  • 30 countries represented
  • 21 invited lectures
  • 2 lectures by exhibitors
  • 15 short talks (selected from submitted abstracts)
  • 51 poster presentations
  • 18 meeting bursaries
  • 3 EACR poster prizes
  • 3 short talk prizes


It was a perfect combination of science, networking and fun.
Joana Nunes, Weill Cornell Medicine, NY, USA; EACR correspondent.

Had the best time in Figueira da Foz for the FEBS Oncometabolism course! Sad to leave after a week spent in the sun with an amazing company, but to top it off I was awarded best poster presentation! Best Course Ever!!
Shannon Lee, University College, Dublin, Ireland; Winner of one of the three 100 EUR EACR Poster Prizes.

The best meeting ever!!!
Marco Fiorillo, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK; Participant and poster presenter.

I was so lucky to attend this, the speakers were fantastic and such a great group of participants. There were so many countries represented with 120 attendees, it was amazing! Thanks to Paulo Oliveira and his team for organizing such an informative event.
Alanna Carty, Managing Director at Luxcel Biosciences Ltd.; Exhibitor.

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